Tuesday, 27 April 2010

the chronicles of oil price... entry 35 - Php 46.80

it's a good sign... hope they keep it up... ^^

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Thursday, 8 April 2010

movies movies post #16

another bulk of the movies i've watched in the past couple or so months... (rephrasing some imdb synopsis because i've forgotten about the stories of most of these...)

little ashes - 2/5
synopsis: two, young spanish boys wishing to be pioneers in the field and then ends up in a very weird, passionate love...
- the only highlight of the film: seeing robert pattinson as the weird and gay salvador dali... he's still quite a handsome chap for me...

ong bak - 3/5
synopsis: young martial arts dude kicks tons of azz to get the God idol back...
- cool muscles and action scenes but the dude is... meh...

ong bak 2 - 2/5
synopsis: young prince dude kicks tons of azz to get his rightful throne back...
- i was really surprised that it was in no way related to the "prequel" movie...
- it had some cool action scnene but the first movie made more sense...
- i ended up missing the muay thai action in the first movie... there was none of that in this movie...

state of play - 2/5
synopsis: couple of reporters overstep their boundaries as they chance upon leads to a murder leading to something else more...
- had to check imdb for this... meaning, it's not a really memorable movie...

inglourious basterds - 4/5
synopsis: group of nazi killers... a vengeful girl... and a very basterdly german... quentin tarantino does it again...
- christoph waltz kills as landa... a very, very deserving win...
- it wasn't as action-y as i'd expected... (it is a does have a war setting, after all...) but it's still all good with mr.tarantino's clever dialogues...

the boat that rocked - 3/5
synopsis: rock and roll is banned! but that doesn't stop these rebels from launching at pirate ship pirate radio...
- some very cool music was featured (as far i as remember...)

whip it - 2/5
synopsis: a loser girl in a loser town finds her calling in rollerball...
- not really as amusing as i thought...
- ellen page's still pretty cute (she'll always be juno for me, though) and zoe bell was a suprising (and cool) extra...

julie & julia - 3/5
synopsis: julia child stumbles her way into being the cooking legend... julie powell tries to get something done for once in her life by blogging about getting through julia's cookbook...
- pretty cute movie... pretty cute meryl streep role...

the hangover - 4/5
synopsis: 4 friends hilariously picks up the pieces of their wasted night in vegas...
- brandon cooper... *swoon*...
- the chinese dude was hella funny!

observe and report - 1/5
synopsis: a deluded head of security in a mall goes beyond his job description in capturing a flasher...
- referred to imdb again...
- quite a tasteless movie, really... meh...

400 blows - 2/5
synopsis: a really bad boy deliberately goes out and screws his life over... really bad parents too... tsk tsk...
- damn, the boy is pretty cute too...

adam - 4/5
synopsis: a really weirdly intelligent man finally attempts at making something of his life when he falls in love with his neighbor...
- i'm only giving this a 4 because it didn't end quite as i wanted it too... boo...

the blind side - 4/5
synopsis: a homeless boy finds shelter from a woman and an equally supportive family...
- i didn't get why sandra bullock won all the best actress award for this movie... she did play it well, though... it's that that i don't really get it...
- nice family movie...
- there's surprisingly only a few football scenes, though...

brick - 2/5
synopsis: a man investigates the death of his former lover...
- i would've rated this higher if i could just understand it... there was just too much jargon to even understand it...
- i even had to google the whole summary of it... am i really that slow? ^^

all about steve - 2/5
synopsis: an eccentric crossword puzzle maker goes out of her way for her "true love"... and the "true love" goes out of his way to avoided the weird chick...
- it stared out okay at first... and then, it was all weird by the end...
- still, brandon cooper... *swoon*...

avatar - 3/5
synopsis: pocahontas + fern gully + 3d + future stuff = avatar... ^^
- watched this in imax and visual wise, it's awesommmmmmmmmmmme...
- story wise, kinda meh...

the chronicles of oil price... entry 32 - Php 46.80

aaaaaaaaaaand... it's back up again... :(

Tuesday, 6 April 2010

...my jacket collection...

hmmmmmmmmmm... all i've been blogging about lately is the gas price... and now i'm bored... boredom makes you blog about something else entirely...

jacket #1...
it started when i saw this artwork jacket when i was reviewing for the ece board exam in cebu... it was so brit-like and old school that i fell in love with it... i had to buy it...



jacket #2...
now this was bought for its purpose, not for fashion... (i do like the simple design, though...) having 1 good jacket was no good for working in a cold office... so i had to buy a backup...



jacket #3...
saw this at facebook... the supplier is davao based and by boy, is he hard to reach... the small size is effin big! even the extra small is a little hip-hoppy but the cloth is really warm and soft... and oh, by the way, i'm a loyalist... ehehe...



jacket #4...
saw this in an adidas x star wars... and i've never been so in love with a jacket my entire life... i wanted it so much that i posted a picture of it in facebook and lo and behold, my aunt bought it for me... how cool is that? and this is definitely, by far, the coolest jacket i have... even has a detachable cape and hoodie... way cool... ^^



for my jacket #5, i'm thinking of getting a replica of the late, great michael jackson's beat it jacket... mmmmmmmmmmmmm... ^^