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Russell Wong

Was watching television and saw this IKEA commercial and vaguely recognized the actor. It took a minute, but I realized I recognized Russell Wong because he was The Joy Luck Club. Apparently, this is old news because this commercial has … Continue reading

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Oscars: Billy Crystal Does Black-face; Controversy?

People are in a uproar because Billy Crystal appeared as Sammy Davis Jr. during the Oscars last night. People are offended, even though he has done this impression, with makeup and prosthetics for nearly 30 years. See below: This is … Continue reading

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Movies: The Iron Lady; Underworld: Awakening

The Iron Lady Really enjoyed The Iron Lady. I saw the movie in a theater with 5 other people: 2 female friend in their 40s, a married couple in their 60s and their mother who is in her 80s. I … Continue reading

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Movies: The Adventures of TinTin

I am not a big fan of the TinTin series, but I do remember watching the animated show on HBO when I was a kid. When I went to Belgium in 2010 I got the see the “birthplace” of TinTin. … Continue reading

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Movies: Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Artist, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

The Artist I have been waiting for this movie to come to Dallas since I heard about it. I missed out on a free screening because I had to work, but I made sure I got out to see it … Continue reading

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Xmas Happenings

This Xmas was on-call for work so I couldn’t get out and to my usual things. I typically go to see movies and go out shopping, but the fear of a melt down at work made me stay home and … Continue reading

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Movies: Melancholia, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, The Descendants, Shame

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol I am not a big Tom Cruise fan. Also I thought Mission Impossible 2 (aka MI:2) was completely awful that I decided to skip MI:3 as a result. With that said, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol is … Continue reading

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The Help: A Comparison of the Novel and the Movie

I planned on seeing The Help when if first came to theaters because the trailer interested me. I have friends who told me that they thought the movie was great and I should see if if possible. As time went … Continue reading

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Movies: The Three Musketeers, 50/50, The Ides of March

The Three Musketeers; total garbage. I picked this movie because I was trying to find a movie that my friend would enjoy. I didn’t realize that the director was Paul W.S. Anderson when I made the suggestion, but If I … Continue reading

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Movies: Weekend

Weekend finally opened in the Dallas, TX, and I had to see it. I saw it on a Monday evening and there were only 5 people in the largest theater available at the Magnolia Theater. Despite the sparse crowd, the … Continue reading

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