All posts tagged: Movies

The Hero With No Dark Side

Yesterday, we went to see “Superman Returns”:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0348150/ at the “new IMAX theatre.”:http://www.imaxthai.com/main_th.html While Clarke Kent managed to return in fine form–old fashion yet not boring–the “IMAX”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMAX is quite a let down.

I can’t tell if it’s because we were seated on the 2nd row from the screen, but the 3D glasses didn’t work well. The extra depth was there, but most of the time the projections didn’t combine well and I see split images. And our eyes were strained for the rest of the day from trying to focus.

It was an _ok_ movie. But I felt a bit cheated paying double the normal amount expecting 3D film, while actually there were about 4 scenes shot in 3D, lasting about 20 minutes altogether.

Superman basking in the sun light

P.S. Superman is so old-fashioned he gets his power from the element of nature. (sun light) This is like goddess “Hera’s”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hera follower getting power from the earth or “Hanuman”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanuman from the wind.

Shameless Extortion

Apart from “being forced to go through 25 minutes of advertisement, despite having actually _paid_ to be in there,”:http://bangkok.metblogs.com/archives/2005/06/grand_egv.phtml I have another big gripe about Thailand’s cinemas. Their online ticketing. I was trying to buy tickets on-line for my Aunt today, because Major Cineplex won’t take phone reservation for Batman -Returns- Begins. This is their […]

The Sith Explained

Stuffo has the most compresensive condense of the Star War story I have read. Well, ok, it is the only piece I have read which ran me through the whole story. This is from way before Episode I to after Return of the Jedi. I’m sure there are piles and piles of literature out there, […]