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In Time

by Meghann on April 13, 2012

Don’t see this movie.

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It was bad. Very bad.

Admittedly Justin Timberlake was nice to look at, but the story never pulled me in. Instead of losing myself in the plot line, I spent the majority of the movie picking everything apart. There were too many holes and most parts were either too predictable or just plain didn’t make sense. It was a waste of two hours (which is ironic considering the time theme of the movie).

Has anyone else seen In Time? Thoughts?

The movie was bad, but dinner was good.

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Good, but not perfect. I wanted to share a recipe for bean burgers that included crushed pretzels in place of bread crumbs, but I didn’t have enough pretzels (mistake #1) and ended up throwing random things from the fridge in the mix to make up for it (mistake #2). The final burger wasn’t bad, but i couldn’t tell you how I got to it. It ended up being a lot of “a little of this” and “a little of that” to make it work.

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Along with the bean burger, I had rutabaga fries with ketchup and two mini pickles.

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Rutabaga fries for the win!

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I have a route mapped out for tomorrow morning with a big 2-0 marker at the end. Yikes! All I need to do is make it through these 20 miles, then it’s taper time! Motivation? You bet.

Good Night!

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1 Stacey April 13, 2012 at 10:34 pm

I liked In Time. Might have been JT that won me over…

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2 Katie @ Peace Love & Oats April 13, 2012 at 10:44 pm

I LOVE rutabaga fries! I need to make some again, and soon!

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3 Amanda @ The Hungry Wanderers April 13, 2012 at 10:49 pm

I just rented In Time a few nights ago as well and felt the same way. It dragged on… I liked the concept, and loved JT of course, but the story line just seemed so far fetched that didn’t come together

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4 kimmy April 13, 2012 at 11:24 pm

Sorry, I liked the movie. I thought it was good!

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5 melinda April 13, 2012 at 11:34 pm

Love JT but my heart broke after he couldn’t save his mom It was all down hill after that.

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6 Anne @strawberryjampackedlife April 14, 2012 at 1:03 am

And she’s so close, she almost makes it! So sad!

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7 Aundra | Fit for Life April 14, 2012 at 12:21 am

Couldn’t agree more! In Time was a total waste of time. Best part? The movie theatre popcorn. Justin is pretty, but not pretty enough to save the failed plot line.

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8 Lauren April 14, 2012 at 12:29 am

I thought the movie was interesting, but I have a thing for any type of dystopia. It made me think a lot about “the rules” in society and who is in control. Obviously, it was out there though, and I’m glad for that!

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9 Anne @strawberryjampackedlife April 14, 2012 at 1:03 am

I enjoyed “In Time”. I watched it on like President’s Day, and then made my husband watch it when he came home. I thought that the concept was incredibly intriguing and it made me think. I’m not sure that I would have enjoyed it had I not watched it at home.

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10 Socal Rachel April 14, 2012 at 1:40 am

We must have our marathons the same weekend, except I’m doing a half. I’m following along with you on the running schedule, have 10 to do tomorrow. I signed up for She Runs LA 10K and will do the other 4 after. Cheers to taper time!

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11 Bria April 14, 2012 at 6:45 am

Mmm bean burgs! I made Jenna’s (Eat, Live, Run) recipe last week and am going to heat up the last couple for lunch today. Yum!

Good luck with your 20! :D

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12 Allison April 14, 2012 at 7:34 am

You know, I liked it, but the husband hated it.
Wahoo for getting to start the taper soon!

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13 Angela April 14, 2012 at 7:53 am

I liked the movie. I didnt really think about about the little details when I watched it. I am actually pretty pro capitalist, but this movie made me think about my position, at least a little.

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14 Carissa April 14, 2012 at 9:28 am

I do not know what a raw rutabaga looks like. #fail

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15 Sara@RunningInPinkProject April 14, 2012 at 10:50 am

I didnt hate the movie but Im glad my husband and I didnt pay to see it at the theater!! Its def a rental! I dont have a clue what a rutabaga looks like but those fries look yummy!

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16 Paula @ Eat: Watch: Run April 14, 2012 at 11:01 am

I hear from almost everyone that In Time was just ok but the concept was really cool. Therefore, it has been sitting on my coffee table unwatched for about 2 weeks now. See Friends with Benefits if you want an awesome JT movie. :-)

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17 Carrie April 14, 2012 at 11:11 am

Interesting idea about the pretzels – maybe next time! Hope your 20 miles go well!

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18 Katie April 14, 2012 at 3:14 pm

I fell asleep at the end of In Time and had to ask my boyfriend if they lived…. I think the concept is interesting, although having the guy from Mad Men in there confused me (some actors have to remain the same character in my mind).

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19 Brittney April 14, 2012 at 10:14 pm

I actually really liked In Time and I didn’t think I would. It drew me in instantly.

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20 Emily April 14, 2012 at 11:14 pm

Great Miles Meghann!!

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