Category Archives: Movie reviews

Rush to See “Rush”

I LOVED the movie, “Rush.” Starring Chris Hemsworth in a role that didn’t have a mythical hammer in it, and Daniel Bruhl, who transforms himself into an arrogant yet meticulous German F1 World Champion, Rush brings us back to the … Continue reading

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Kick-Ass 2

  Heed the call to only watch Kick-Ass 2 if you’re over 16 years old. It’s full of profanity, swear words, blood, gore and violence. What do you expect in a movie where the antagonist calls himself, “Motherfucker?” One key character even … Continue reading

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3D Disney and 3D Porn Marathon

My classmate and I decided to watch the first ever 3D porn movie Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstacy just because I have never seen a 3D porn movie on live cinema. According to Wikipedia, after the movie opened a month ago … Continue reading

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So why am I doing my MBA full-time again?

I’ve just finished watching An Education starring the upcomer, Academy-nominated young actress Carey Mulligan, and the suave charming Peter Sarsgaard. It was such a pleasure to watch, and really hits the bulls eye on the type of education we’d like … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to a 29 year-old me!

Last year, my parents told me that I can now officially date. Now turning 29, I’m dating this really nice guy, relocated to a new country and are celebrating by parent-sitting this week. My dad is constantly in my back … Continue reading

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My wedding march

Yes, it may seem as if I’m getting a teeny bit lazier, but then again, I just can’t help but rave about this really nice video I saw online. The video clip was entitled “Let yourself feel” from Esteban Diácono … Continue reading

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Wanna Watch this Film!

Heard it’s a not-so-romantic love story that’s based on reality. Just loved reality-based movies! Wohoo! Too bad the showing’s not till August 27 (Thurs) in Hong Kong. But ooh, wanna watch, wanna watch! 🙂

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Guy Critical

Last week has been a weird one for me. I spent S.A.D. (Singleness Awareness Day) among a handful of fellow hot singles sipping a nice-looking mocktail and chowing on delicious Japanese fusion food in Dozo. My friend had this bright … Continue reading

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Pampered in Manila

Ever since I arrived last Sunday, I’ve been well-fed and pampered to death by my family. Ah, twas a sweet homecoming! For example, early Monday morning, we took a trip to the Quezon City Sports Club so that I can … Continue reading

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In Brief…

…because I have to sleep extra early today, I can only summarize what happened during this crazy weekend. Hopefully, I’ll have enough time in the week to post some photos. They’re pretty hawt! 😉 Friday: Had a nice local Taiwanese … Continue reading

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Relaxing Weekend

There’s nothing better than having a relaxing weekend shopping. Yup, you heard me right — Raven has caved and done some retail therapy. Luckily too as it’s sale time these days. And where else did I go but Marks & … Continue reading

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Movie Reviews: Yeay to Last Kiss — Nay to Because I Said So!

There were multiple lessons I’ve learnt from this long weekend. What’s funny was the source of these lessons were a handful of movies that I watched with my girlfriends last Friday — we had a pirated movie marathon at AT’s … Continue reading

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The Fisherman and the Beggar

There was once two good friends who lived in a town. One earned his living as a fisherman, and though money was tight, made enough money to support himself and his family. The other was a beggar who stood outside … Continue reading

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Lazy weekend

Talk about one of the best movies this year. Just this evening, watched the heart-stopping, adrenalin-pumping and testosterone-filled Frank Miller movie, “300,” which relates the based-on-the-real-story of 300 Spartans trying in vain to march against around a million Persians. Based … Continue reading

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Diet-less Local Weekend

Wow, all I can say is that this weekend’s theme is “Local.” I can’t even count how many local things I’ve done this weekend! Let’s start off with… Friday This past week was pretty laidback, as my friends and I … Continue reading

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Babel, 5 Cent Driftwood and Charlotte’s Web

Yet another brunch place has been rediscovered — Les Amis (22 Da’an Road, Lane 84, Taipei; Telephone: (02) 2752 8251 — which is on the lanes across the old Sogo), also known as Nitti’s Jr., as they are most likely … Continue reading

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Babel, 5 Cent Driftwood and Charlotte’s Web

Yet another brunch place has been rediscovered — Les Amis (22 Da’an Road, Lane 84, Taipei; Telephone: (02) 2752 8251 — which is on the lanes across the old Sogo), also known as Nitti’s Jr., as they are most likely … Continue reading

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Babel

After weeks of waiting since nobody wanted to see it, finally got to watch “Babel” tonight. My friend’s verdict after the lights came on again: “Ummm… did you get the story?” My verdict: I like it. Sure, it wasn’t as … Continue reading

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Asinine film!

I watched an art film the day before. Dragged Mary Anne and Brandon in watching it with me. Boy, they’ll never forgive me. It was one of the worst films I’ve ever seen in my entire life. Almost 2-hours of … Continue reading

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