With the TV adaptation of ‘Limitless’ now airing in the UK, I’ve opted to do a Real Time Review of the film that spawned it. It also gives me an opportunity to try my hand at ‘Netflix and Chill’ — something I’ve heard great things about. I have no idea what it is, got called an idiot for wishing to attempt it alone, but knocked what’s-his-face out and stole his Netflix log-in details to try it anyway.
INT. THE LAST REMAINING VIDEO STORE
The clerk watches OUR HERO as he scans the store’s limited selection.
Unsure of whether to be more surprised by the fact that he has an actual customer in the age of Netflix or that said customer is wearing the attire more suited to online viewing: no shirt and sweatpants – the clerk watches on.
Our Hero holds up a DVD in each hand and begins to look back-and-forth between them. After scratching his head for an extended period of time, he strides over to the counter and slams down both DVDs before the clerk.
“Sod it, I’ll take both.”
“Okay. So that’s one copy of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and one copy of ‘Kangaroo Jack’. Enjoy your evening and make sure you return them by Saturday as we’re being shut down next week.” (more…)