Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Life as We know it ( US movie 2010)


synopsis:A guy and a girl who dislike each other forced to take care of their bestfriend's only daughter because of their sudden death in one traffic accident . click here for more.the link is the original source of the synopsis article,I just want to share it with the reader aside to my personal comment.

comment: I watched this movie today in the afternoon. I love it! and I love the chemistry, for Katherine Heigl, she has a better chemistry with Josh Duhamel(Fergie BEP's hubby) here, compare to her previous movie, the ugly truth, with Gerard Butler. The story was so touching, made shed a tears when Sophie, a 1 year-old baby girl lost both her parent. One of the best romantic comedy i watch so far after letters to Juliet and Love and other drugs.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Wall Street:Money Never Sleeps(US movie 2010)


synopsis:Money, investment, greed, relationship between father and son.click here for more.the link is the original source of the synopsis article,I just want to share it with the reader aside to my personal comment.
comment:Well, I kind of confused at the beginning when i watched this movie but I continued it until it reached the ending credit title. Apparently, this movie was a sequel to the previous movie with the same title back in 1987.
Although after I read the article in Wiki about the 1st movie, I decided not to bother myself watching it. Maybe it was worth watching but it didn't trigger my interest to do so.It's about money worth billions of dollar, stock exchange, rate and such, which for me was a headache to comprehend since it's too confusing.All i learned it that yes, money is not everything. For those who work in stock market might find it interesting, unfortunately not for me. The best actor in reprising his role here was only Michael Douglas.Black Swan on my next list :)

Thursday, March 24, 2011

the other guys(2010) the good guy(2009)


the othe guys(US movie 2010)

synopsis
: An adventure of 2 strange cops in solving a case .click here for more.

comment: this movie was fun,but some parts are just too much. It was okay although this won't be something that i would watch more than once. Well, predictable and boring. However, something caught my attention in the ending credit title. Some big frauds which committed for several years nicely shown in interesting graphic and simple explanations. If you ever watch this movie, don't miss it that part.


the good guy(US movie 2009)
synopsis:The story revolved around somewhere one night one guy was soaking wet outside his ex girlfriend's house and the girl who apparently already had another boyfriend, then gave him some money to pay the taxi he used and this guy begged to the girl but she looked at him with a disgust face. then the story revealed of how it all began before. this movie has a backward storytelling type. It managed to trick me with the thought I had of how it will be but then again I was wrong. The reversed reality in revelation made me amazed somehow. It's a good reference for something called 'Don't judge a book by its cover' without knowing the same stroy in all point of views and not only in one direction.click here for info.

the link is the original source of the synopsis article,I just want to share it with the reader aside to my personal comment.

Monday, March 21, 2011

yellow heart (manga)


synopsis: A former prostitute and a man with a violent past meet in near-future Japan. Sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll collide in the Japanese underworld.

review
:This series lacks two very important things when it comes to any literary work: cohesion and transition. There are 3 narrative threads here, but there has not yet been enough expository development to understand the characters. I find it hard to even tell some characters apart; I'm still not really sure who is doing what with whom, since a lot of characters look alike, which is very unhelpful this early in the series. The artwork is decent, but its hard to keep track of who is who sometimes; the H scenes are detailed, but censored (sorry to disappoint some of you, but it doesn't really affect me).
There is one thing I cannot stand, and I always seem to find in H manga: rape. It hurts to hear it described, and especially to see it. I suppose I'm a bit sentimental and easily attached to characters in whatever I'm reading, and while 'that' makes the story more poignant and realistic, that kind of heartache takes off some serious points in my book. If you like that kind of stuff, you're probably an idiot.
People need to hear some real shit from time to time, and in that respect, the mangaka does a good job. Its just hard to understand his purpose. If and when the mangaka manages to tie the narrative threads together, this looks like it will develop into a pretty good series, worthy of a read.(from baka-updates)

comment: I like the arts, the way the author drew all the scenes and characters, that he must have put all his feeling in it,well that's at least what I felt but I have to say that I agree to the review given by one of the viewers in BU.I, myself, had to read the chapters twice to understand what's going on in the story. It's easily misunderstood how to differ Makoto and the other guy. I managed to do it by looking at their clothes' style,especially the coat. Nice story though. However,it's not appropriate for under 18 readers.

Friday, March 18, 2011

naruto update :ch.523 - 532, anime eps ,+other manga


Naruto Chapter 523 - 532: The legendary seven swordsmen, things I want to protect, The kages revived, Darui's leaps into battle, secret word, more than dull, golden bonds, Chouji's determination, Team asuma- together again, Mifune vs Hanzou: the conclusion. It's all about the war. Some of the scenes showed the rendezvous with the dead, former enemy, such as Haku, Asuma, lady Chiyo, Hanzou,etc. It made some heartbroken, determination and effort to aside their feeling while fighting them. It's good, but Naruto rarely showed up along the way. He felt something only when ginkaku lost his temper while fighting Darui who made his twin brother sealed. kabuto shocked with the fact that some of the revivals went against his order with their own will.

Naruto Anime eps finally get back to the chapter from manga. start from Raikage's messengers came to Konoha, naruto got beaten up and he still foolishly asked raikage to forgive sasuke but got turned down, danzou went to the 5kages summit and sasuke tried to ambush them. The episode so far showed the fighting between sasuke and raikage.

Bleach after the turn over is very boring and slow with the full bringers and such. Rukia still I miss you. I was thinking that maybe Aizen was right and Urahara hid something. We'll see although I don't know whether i will patiently following this. I guess Bleach failed in gaining more attention such as Naruto after the time skip.

Kenichi chapters were quite intense but the latest chapter made it look ugly. the finishing touch for ending the case of the disc solved in a very weird way.

anthony zimmer( France 2005)


synopsis: A genius criminal who change his appearance to make him even harder to catch by the cops. click here for more info.the link is the original source of the synopsis article,I just want to share it with the reader aside to my personal comment.

comment: I watched this last night after a few days ago watching the remake movie version' the tourist'. Although I didn't understand at all the language,(since its French) but at least I got it. Honestly i love this version better if only I understand the language.It was pure action movie compare to the remake one. However, the thing that this movie lack of is the plot, it was too slow. Anyway, I kinda like the girl character Chiara played by Sophie Marceau and the actress herself. It's a pity she only played in 2 big Hollywood movies, Brave heart and The world is not enough, meanwhile I think she deserved more.

Monday, March 14, 2011

the sorcerer's apprentice(2010)


synopsis: Along searching for the successor of Merlin to fight against the dark witch.click here for more. the link is the original source of the synopsis article,I just want to share it with the reader aside to my personal comment.
comment: the movie was quite entertaining for me. I loved watching it and enjoyed how the story goes along the line. It's recommended for fun although this one was much more simpler than Harry Potter's type.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

the tourist (US movie 2010)


The Tourist is a remake from French movie Anthony Zimmer.
synopsis : A woman who is suspected to be the cop who romantically involved with the super criminal who has change his face  and wanted by the police.click here for more.the link is the original source of the synopsis article,I just want to share it with the reader aside to my personal comment.

comment: I just watched the movie this afternoon. It was entertaining although lack with chemistry between Deep and Jolie. The story is quite unpredictable and fast flowing plot. Nice enough to make me curious about the movie which the original version of this, Anthony Zimmer.

law abiding citizen(US movie 2009)


synopsis:Clyde is left feeling betrayed by both Nick and the justice system and start to get back to them with killing the criminals who killed his wife and child and people in the system who betrayed him before .click here for more info.the link is the original source of the synopsis article,I just want to share it with the reader aside to my personal comment.

comment:man, this movie was awesome!, but I couldn't bring myself to watch the violence when Clyde tortured his victims. It was terrifying and horrible to see all that, so i skipped a few part when the violence clearly demonstrated in the movie. However, it was a good movie to see how corrupted the law system can be, which reminded me of how ugly the fact is, the law supposed to be made for protecting the innocent but they made it into mockery by releasing the guilty criminals.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Longing for those who have left....


What a dream I have just a few moments ago. After sometimes I think it was wonderful to have such dream or I was just longing for those long lost friends, other than that maybe it was some of my unconscious desire appeared, unfortunately the message alert on my cell phone woke me up from the dream.

In that dream I met my friends again and we talked like nothing had happened between us, so warm and nice. I also took care of my friend's son with my sister where everything so strange and blurry. Other thing was, I also met with my net friends from abroad. All in one happened at the same time and same dream. I, somehow, felt happy when I woke up,that's why I wrote it in this blog.

All the things that I've missed and longing for are coming back to my mind. Maybe,I just need to fix things back to the normal situation as it used to be. I just wish God would listen to me and help me. Amien.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Pathfinder (2007), Red Eye(2005)- US movies



Pathfinder(2007)

synopsis
: Click here for more info.

Red Eye(2005)

synopsis: Click here for more info.
the link is the original source of the synopsis article,I just want to share it with the reader aside to my personal comment.

comment: I watched both movies on local television a few days ago. I like both movies, especially Red Eye, because from that movie I knew why Rachel McAdams had been chosen to play the character as Sherlock Holmes' love interest, although it has a big contrast to her part in 'The Note book'. Both movies were quite intense with actions and faster plot. Nothing unnecessary shown in the process, so it made me less boring and got pretty excited while watching them.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

No Strings attached (US movie 2011)


synopsis:Sex and nothing more, no romance just mutual benefit for each other between 2 friends,is it going to work?.click here for more.the link is the original source of the synopsis article,I just want to share it with the reader aside to my personal comment.

comment: I just watched this yesterday afternoon on my PC. It shared the same idea as 'Love and other drugs' movie, which is, having sex without involving their own feeling to go further beyond friendship. However, this one was much more lighter and easier to watch as any other romantic comedy movies compare to the one i mention before. It's nice for entertaining yourself with this :).

Thursday, March 3, 2011

cross over(manga)


Alternative Name: Crossover; X over; Xover
Years of Released 2002
Status Completed
Author(s) Seo Kouji
Artist(s) Seo Kouji
Genre(s) Comedy, Ecchi, School Life, Shounen, Slice Of Life, Sports
Type Japanese Manga

From Selene Scans:
Ogata Natsuki is the best player on the Kakuchi Junior High Basketball Team. Which is not saying much because they couldn't even get through the 3rd round of the Prefectural Tournament from freshman year until the end of Junior High. For High School, his friends convince him to try out for the Number One High School Basketball team, Fujiwara Academy. So he goes to live with his aunt who runs a hot springs resort to go and try out for the best. Fujiwara Academy.

The thing is...he's small. So people look down on him and he has trouble convincing people he's any good. Through one thing or the other, he ends up with Tachibana Mitsuki watching her school, St Mariannu High go up against Fujiwara Academy in a practice game. But the thing is, St Mariannu is very weak. Weaker than even his former school. Fujiwara is just toying with them and now they don't even want to finish the game. What will happen now? Will Natsuki ever be able to achieve his dreams of being High School Basketball's Number 1? And will it be with Fujiwara?

comment: At first, it was promising but later on i found it too predictable and boring as any other sport based manga. I skipped on several chapters to hurry myself in finishing this one.

Le portrait de petite Cossette (manga)


Alternative Name Note : The real name is "Petite Cosette" and not "Petit Cossette". We write like that in french.
Years of Released 2004
Status Completed
Author(s) Katsura Asuka
Artist(s) Katsura Asuka
Genre(s) Horror, Mystery, Romance, Seinen, Tragedy
Type Japanese Manga

From Tokyopop:
Eiri Kurahashi is an art school student, with a job at a local antique store. It's there that he develops a strange obsession. He finds himself entranced by a portrait of a Victorian-era girl named Cossette. It's a portrait with a strange history--everyone who has owned it has been murdered in a bizarre fashion. But the story runs much deeper than that. Cossette was savagely murdered by her lover, who also happens to be the artist who painted the portrait. When the new owner of the portrait nearly kills himself, Eiri decides to get involved. And that's when Cossette begins speaking to him...

comment: Oh wow, unpredictable but make sense.i like it although its pretty short compare to other manga I've read before. Nice! I like the twisted end.