Good bye, Borders

24 07 2011

It’s really sad to see Borders shutting down. I know there are lots of business out there that are closing down but I feel more attached to Borders. Sure, it’s nice to get your books online via Amazon and numerous websites but it’s also a nice change of pace to just stroll down to your bookstore and sit in there for hours.

I hope Borders would make a comeback somehow but I doubt it. This time: Borders. But what next?


What I’d love to see in Transformers 3

9 07 2009

Okay, so Transformers 2 isn’t what everybody wants it to be. But honestly I enjoyed it very much since I watched it in IMAX and the sights were spectacular, regarding of the story.

As for Transformers 3, I’d love to see some more drama for Autobots. Maybe some romantic side of Optimus Prime with Elita One. But please don’t bring in Rodimus Prime and other G2 characters yet. One of the problems with Transformers 2 is that they have a lot of Autobots and Decepticons to play with. So they need to juggle those characters carefully next time around.

What other Transformers character would you like to see? For me, aside from Elita One, I’d love to see Sunstreaker going into action side by side with Sideswipe. Perhaps Wheeljack and Perceptor. And since we have combiner robots like Devastator, maybe in the next Transformers we can see Superion vs. Bruticus!!

Just a thought :]

Frank Sinatra’s Biopic

16 05 2009

I just heard from that Martin Scorsese is eyeing to make a biopic of Frank Sinatra. I’m sure Scorsese can make this movie work. But who should play Sinatra and the rest of the Rat Pack?

I can’t think who should play Sinatra yet. But I think that George Clooney would be perfect for Dean Martin. Clooney has that cool, suave look. Let’s face it: his Batman version isn’t that good but he makes Bruce Wayne work as a millionaire playboy. With some look adjusted, he’d be perfect for Dean Martin.

Then, Miles Davis, Jr. Who should play him? I can only think of Don Cheadle. Cheadle is such a versatile actor. He can play almost any role. Plus, he’s also a good friend of Clooney in real life. That can really integrate into the chemistry of The Rat Pack boys.

But yeah, I can’t think of who should play Frank Sintra and Peter Lawford yet. What’s your thoughts on this?

Three Days of Condor: Remake or Not Remake?

16 05 2009

I just watched Three Days of Condor on a re-release DVD from the local company here. And for more than 20 years, the movie is still look fresh, despite the dated technology. Think about it. What the movie tries to communicate is make us think and keep us guessing on how Condor will end up. Especially the ending, in the original it’s up to us whether they print the story that Condor told them or not. Think about it: they can change the ending into a blog or YouTube. They can also change or tweak some plot and modernize it.

It could be another Bourne movie but less action but it’s an espionage movie that still stands out among the crowd.

AIG’s Executive VP quitted – with a vengeance!

26 03 2009

I know I haven’t blogged for quite a while but this is something that really catch my attention.

This is the letter that Jake DeSantis, former executive VP at AIG, wrote to the company CEO Mr. Liddy when he submitted his resignation. Looks like DeSantis wouldn’t go without the last laught. Don’t get me wrong. I read that letter. Well, most of the contents were posted on that Yahoo site anyway. My point is this guy is so bold! He did expose something that presumably AIG insiders would only know. But now that the truth is out (and I really hope that that is the truth DeSantis was writing), it should be the right time that the government clean up Wall Street mess – making it cleaner and less less complicated, I mean.

My wish is to wish all this worldwide economic downturn be solved as soon as possible. Hopefully. Check out the link for the said letter.

Yahoo! News

Yahoo! News

Jonny Quest in 2010?

22 01 2009

Today I just watched a few episodes of the original Hanna-Barbera’s Jonny Quest cartoon. This is the best. And I just searched it on IMDB just to check the trivia section. Somehow it has this listing of Jonny Quest marked for 2010. How come I never heard of this development before? But then again, it’s possibly one of those projects in development limbo – looking for the right script, direction, and all.

Just as a personal preference, I’d love to watch a live-action Jonny Quest and M.A.S.K. cartoon. Can anybody still remember that?

An Election that Celebrated Worldwide

5 11 2008

I think this is the first American election that truly celebrated worldwide with a landslide victory for Barack Obama. It’s history in the making. And this shows that people worldwide have a lot (and I mean a lot) of faith in him. Check out the video from BBC.