Jupiter Ascending: Watch it for the boots


My friends said Jupiter Ascending was a really bad movie, but I can't help but think they're exaggerating.


So I watched it today...

...and yeah, it was pretty bad.

But I can think of a lot of movies far worse (have you guys seen Vice?).

So here's what's good and bad about Jupiter Ascending:

Good

- Mila Kunis scrubbing toilets in full make-up
- The Wachowski Brothers' special effects
- Eddie Redmayne (even though I hardly understood the words he said)
- Sean Bean and the thrill of waiting to find out if his character survives or not
- Razo's hover-cycle
- Cain Wise' awesome flying boots


Bad

Mila Kunis scrubbing toilets in full make-up
- After 21 Jumpstreet and Magic Mike, I can't take Channing Tatum seriously anymore. He acts like he's got serious bowel issues in this movie.
- The whole plot rests on Jupiter being kidnapped in succession and being rescued each time. The damsel in distress scenario gets old around halfway through.
- The Kunis-Tatum loveteam has no chemistry and does not work. Actually, Tatum is the oddest one out in the cast. The Wachowskis could have made the movie better if they had gotten the casting for the Cain Wise role right.


Trailer!






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Reset

Two and a half years. It feels strange dipping into this blog that time forgot. 


I have been semi-off of social media for the past couple of weeks, which allowed me to start thinking more coherently, instead of the bursts of thought that I usually get. I have wanted to get back into blogging for a very long time, but I couldn't get my head clear enough to write a post. 

Plus, I didn't want to use this site. 

The person who created this site and the girl woman writing this entry seem very different. They certainly feel different. I can't relate to the voice I used before. She was superficial and just wanted attention. She was just a mask.

Then the mask came off.

She had to go through an intense emotional struggle, with too many eyes looking on. It wasn't the kind of attention she wanted. It was like that horrible cliche nightmare where you find yourself standing naked on stage with all of your friends and family members watching.

That was five years ago. 

I want to say that I've moved on and in a lot of ways I have. I'm quite happy and content with my life right now, but sometimes my thoughts wander back. You never really leave the past behind -- you take them with you everywhere you go and it changes you. 

And that's how your demons are born. In my case, I had issues with people getting too close. 


So here I am. I laugh my ass off half the time, very outgoing, love to explore and have the most amazing friends and family. But somehow, my open-mindedness does not mean I have an open heart. Whatever I choose to show, they get exposed so much that they get sun burnt, but I keep everything else expertly hidden away. It makes for a disgustingly uneven tan.

Realizing that now, I've decided to try being more receptive and to give more back, especially to the people that matter to me. I wanted a whole new blog to do this, but decided I'm too attached to this one.

Are you still reading?

Thank you. You'll hear a little more from me from now on. 



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Latest guilty pleasure: Made in Chelsea


It's embarrassing, but I admit that Made in Chelsea got me hooked after just one episode.

They're wealthy, fashionable, obnoxious, stupid, have no idea how to act, but they are very entertaining in so many wrong ways!

Here's the scene that sealed the deal for me --



Binky: Fish give birth through their mouths, don't they?
Cheska & Ollie: No, no, darling.
Cheska: They have bumholes.
Ollie: Their bumholes? Your bumhole is not where it comes out! You're a woman, you should know that babies don't come out of your ass.
Cheska: No, but they come out a hole.



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Michael Kors & Coach bags/wallets sale!


SALE! SALE! SALE! 

Last Michael Kors and Coach items, prices reduced further! 
I would loooove for these to sell out by Christmas, so I'm auctioning them on eBay too. So if you buy from here, you can get them at the listed price (a.k.a. "Buy it now). 


Visit my Frustrated Sosyalera Facebook fan page and have a look around. Happy shopping! :)






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Never skip on your SPF!


My friends and I took a long drive up to Bolinao, Pangasinan over the weekend for a nice dip into Patar Beach. Unfortunately, the heavens decided to be uncooperative and chucked down a lot of rain on us.  The result is this --

I love the contrast of this shot!  
(Hey, nobody said you can't fall in love with your own talent. :P )


As the sun was tucked away in the clouds, we all skipped on the sunblock and frolicked about thinking it won't do any damage.  The thing is, our skin colour still turned darker than normal.


What happens when you skip on sunscreen, anyway?


Well, this --


This man was a truck driver for 30 years.  We're all familiar with driver's arm, which is when our left arms get sunburnt when we go for long journeys on the driver's seat, but this man was doing his profession long enough to have the left side of his face also affected by sun damage.  Not a pretty sight, especially if you're only 69.

I hate being out under the sun, not only because I don't want to get any darker, but to also avoid making my wrinkles worse a lot quicker.  Everyone gets old, but I prefer to push aging back as much as possible.  It might sound too anal to use sunblock when I work at home, but all my moisturisers contain some kind of SPF, anyway, just to be safe.  So should yours.



Source: What Sun Damage Looks Like


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