I digress...OK, so I thought that if I had been to Comic-Con and seen Rob Pattinson and Johnny Depp in the same day or weekend, I would have fainted or had a conniption. I spoke too soon. Apparently Robert Downey Jr. was also at Comic-Con. If I had seen those three men in such a close span of time...someone would have had to call 9-1-1 for sure! I would have melted into the carpet. RDJ was there for Sherlock Holmes as well as Iron Man 2. In all of the photos from the Iron Man 2 panel he was in full blown Tony Stark mode. He looked AMAZING!
At hitfix.com (a website I have just recently come to love!) Gregory Ellwood got the whole story from the Iron Man 2 panel.
At the Sherlock Holmes panel he was greeted with almost more screams than Johnny Depp or Rob Pattinson, which I find hard to believe, but it was probably pretty close. He told the crowd how much he loved them. I'm pretty sure his fans love him more. I have love Robert Downey Jr. for so long. I remember thinking he was beautiful and talented in Weird Science and Less than Zero, but my favorite of his movies has to be Chaplin. He was so brilliant in that. I really love Tropic Thunder, too. He was hilarious in it. I am so glad he got clean and is back in the limelight again. Here is an article from L.A. Times on Sherlock Holmes. I can't wait to see that movie! RDJ + Jude Law = AWESOME!
I saw another interesting bit of info from a cast member of True Blood. Sam Trammell (Sam Merlotte) really loved Kristen Stewart in Adventureland, but has not seen Twilight. He also stated that he really likes her and wants her to join him on True Blood. My opinion is PLEASE?! Can she please leave the Twilight franchise? I can't stand her and wouldn't mind a new, more appreciative, Bella. Who's with me? Here is Marc Malkin's article on the subject from E! News.
Another bit of Twilight news that I thought I'd share is a video that was shot by David Slade. Slade is a somewhat unknown director who will be directing the next film in the Twilight Saga, Eclipse. He did a video with the band The Killers in conjunction with MTV and UNICEF to raise awareness of human trafficking. It is a very moving song and an even more touching bit of film work. It makes me feel a little bit better about his capabilities and what he might achieve with Eclipse. The song is now one of my favorite songs of all time and is titled Goodnight: Travel Well.
I am still in the sad-birthday-state-of-mind. I got to work today, thinking that they would have pizza and cake like they usually do and there was nothing. Every time someone has a birthday, the Box Office does something like that, but there was nothing. So all I have to eat for lunch is pretzels. The good times just keep coming. Sarah came through for me though. She gave me a cute card with a Boston Terrier on the front that looks a lot like Lily and a gift card to Bath & Body Works. I think maybe I have been a bad friend and daughter and this is my punishment. I am coming to grips with it. I know that I could be more thoughtful myself and sometimes just a card is all someone might need to help them feel loved on their birthday. I am going to try to be a better friend.
Well, I registered Zane for Kindergarten this morning. He was so excited and the school is really nice. There are all sorts of murals painted on the walls and the teachers seemed nice. He will be going on a staggered schedule at first and then goes every day starting in the middle of August. His first day of school is next Monday and I am sure I'll cry. When your child is a baby and people tell you to enjoy it, because time flies, it is so true! It seems like only yesterday he was toddling around, eating his baby oatmeal and actually taking naps every day.
Tomorrow is a very dreaded day for me. I took Zane to the dentist last Tuesday for his Kindergarten check-up and cleaning and he had three cavities that will have to be filled tomorrow and he will have to have a silver crown, because two of his teeth are rubbing together. I know that these days, dentists are able to do things without very much pain involved and I whole-heartedly hope that's true. He has only been to the dentist for a cleaning and I don't want him to be scared every time we have to go from now on. Keep Zane and me in your thoughts and prayers that all goes smoothly.
I also want to say thank you to Bobby Williams. Bobby, if you read this I adore you and truly appreciate your encouragement and sweet words. It really means a lot to me. I love ya, Bob the Slob!