The Danish Girl – A beautiful movie, with a Soul

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If you only have enough time to watch 12 movies this year (assuming one movie a month on average), then make sure this is one of them. It may not be a classic yet, but it’s definitely worth watching, and a deep, soulful, touching and beautiful movie. And Eddie Redmayne has done it again. From portraying the world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything one year ago, to bringing to life the story of Lili Elbe, the first transgender person in the world, he has proven as one of the most talented actors of his time. And who knows, with some luck, another Oscar may be coming his way.

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It was astounding and amazing to witness the transformation of Einar, from a fully normal man to a very feminine woman. When you look at him in the first few minutes of the movie, you really cannot believe that he would turn into a woman. Eddie was very convincing as a man. Soulful, sensitive, a painter. A caring husband, perhaps too caring, but possible, given that his wife was such a beautiful woman, Gerda (Yes, he used to have a wife, and they lived a normal couple life).

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Some people might blame Gerda for setting off the motion that eventually changed Einar into Lili, by cross dressing him so that she could finish her picture, but I don’t think so. After all, Einar had been described as “too pretty” since young, which meant something had been inside him long before that, another character that just waited for a chance to come to life. If Gerda had not done so, Einar might not have transformed, but he would not be able to live the real life that he would be living. It’s a painful transformation, but it brought him true happiness, and even if that event had not happened, something else might still have kicked off the transformation anyway.

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Eddie was even more convincing as a woman. He not only dressed that part, which was easy. He looked the part, and acted the part too. From the way he walked, the hand gesture, the facial expression, the smile. Everything was so feminine, so girly, so gentle. In fact, he did not need the dresses to turn into Lili. He was Lili all the while, the dresses just made the whole thing complete. Eddie must have spent a lot of time and effort to research for this role in order to portray the transformation so convincingly.

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What touched me most from the movie was not the change in the way Einar looked, but the change in his emotion. The initial guilt eventually turned into acceptance, and after he accepted and convinced those closest to him to accept his change, he was really much happier. It was a pain for him to hide his own self, to the extent that he even told the doctor to take his man trace away, since he did not feel it belonging to him at all. The transformation was rocky, full of tears and grievance, but in the end, it brought hope, contentment and happiness to everyone involved, to a certain extent, and that was what really mattered, after all.

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It was not a happy ending, since the real life story that the movie based on did not end well either. But at least, in the end, Lili could really be a full woman, and that made her very happy, even just for a short time. After all, her dream had come true, and her journey, which seemed impossible, had completed. To me, that was a happy ending.

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Starring opposite Eddie in this movie is Alicie Vikander. A young actress from Sweden, she has been getting more and more attention recently, with various roles in Hollywood movies during the past 3 years. This role will surely bring her more attention, and a major boost to her career. It’s not an easy role to nail, but she has done pretty well, and I can feel her waves of emotion throughout the movie.

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A talented painter, and a strong woman who did not hesitate to express her emotions, desires and feelings, Gerda seemed like a perfect match for Einer. She brought out the true beauty in him, igniting the flame that consumed both their lives. She was no doubt a loving wife, but she was also willing to let go. She went through pains, despair and hopelessness. She even denied the truth, hoping that by hiding it, everything would be back to normal. That was normal, and very human. Alicia managed to show all that clearly on screen. She lived the part, and acted just like it was her own life. She cried, she laughed, she lived. She really managed to bring Gerda from the pages to the real world.

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A beautiful actress, natural acting skill, an emotional face with talking eyes, she has every prerequisite for a successful career in Hollywood. Like Felicity Jones, whose career really took off after playing Jane Hawking in The Theory of Everything, Alicia have the potential to become a major star, given that she continues working hard and chooses good roles and gives them her best. I am sure we will be seeing more and more of her in time to come.

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A small supporting role went to Amber Heard, and although she did not have much screen time, I must admit that she really brightened up the screen every time she appeared. Her beauty was really stunning. She was simply too beautiful. I am not sure if it’s intentional or not, but having her in the cast alone is enough to draw some more looks to the movie, and having her in the cast photo will surely make the release event more attractive to the press, especially given the fact that she would likely bring her husband, who was none other than Mr. Johnny Depp, along. And she did.

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TORONTO, ON – SEPTEMBER 12: Actress Amber Heard and actorJohnny Depp attend “The Danish Girl” premiere during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival at the Princess of Wales Theatre on September 12, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

So, if you still want to catch in on the big screen, go ahead and rush to the cinema, maybe some of them are still running the movie. If you are ok to wait, the DVD release may be coming quite soon, due to the fact that this is not really a blockbuster per se. Till then, you can still enjoy the trailer and some photos of the film.

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Lili and Gerda in their Paris house.

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Amber Heard stars as Ulla in Tom Hooper’s THE DANISH GIRL, released by Focus Features. Credit: Focus Features

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Even with simple dressing and light makeup, Alicia was still very sweetly beautiful

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Amber Heard looks stunning, as always.

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With some more profound makeup, Alicia looks amazing.

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The Blacklist Season 3 – Mr Gregory Devry

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I can say that this is one of the best episode of The Blacklist that I have watched so far. The plot is rich and hard to guess, the performance credible, and the level of complication was simply through the roof. Kudos to the team for pulling off another amazing episode again.

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I was kept on my toe from the beginning to the end. Wow, the concept of 2 Red is simply intriguing. How can the Red that we have grown fond of over the years be an imposter in the end? And if he really is, he must be damn good in his performance. And I must admit that the script writers really thought out of the box, and gave Red a perfect reason to clean his name and kill all suspicions of other crime lords again.

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As for Liz, well, it’s predictable to write her pregnancy into the plot, now that she has been pregnant for almost 7 months. It’s predictable, and a little bit soap opera, but well, it seems there is no better way to do it. Anyway, it will make the plot more interesting and complicated, which may be a blessing in disguise for the producers. A young woman with a newborn, against an enormous crime machine, that alone is a lot to dig into. Let’s see how it turns out in the end.

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The next episode, The Vehm, aired last Thursday, was not that brilliant. Not a bad one, but nothing outstanding. Probably just to set the stage for the major events that will be coming as Red prepares for an all out war against the Cabal to protect Liz and her baby. Anyway, it’s good to see Liz back to her dark hair colour. Blonde really did not suit her very well (even Red had to admit that by saying “I missed you” and looking so stunned when she showed him the hair colour).

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And, to whet your appetite, some photos from the upcoming episode. Seem like another action packed one to look forward to :)

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The Blacklist Season 3 – The Director

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Photo from the episode “The Director, Conclusion” – NBC

Similar to the previous seasons, the highlight of the season is always the double episode blacklister, one who is powerful enough to command double screen time that the normal criminal. This time, it’s none other than the Director, the man who was responsible to push things into motion and lead to all the events in Season 3. Of course, he is not a pawn who can be taken lightly. After all, he is both the Cabal’s Director and the Director of CIA’s Clandestine Service, and CIA has eyes and ears everywhere.

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Photo from the episode “The Director, Conclusion” – NBC

Unfortunate for him, his opponent was not a nobody, and worse still he had a drive, a purpose and an ambition: To clear Liz’s name. In order to do that, he has pulled in all the resources that he could muster, think of an almost impossible plan, and somehow arranged things perfectly to make it become possible. He has used all the trump cards that he could get, and even involved a foreign government in an effort to make the Cabal give way. It’s really a long short, like what his advisor Marvin Gerard had told him some episodes before, but it worked, and in the end, it was a relief to watch Keen walk free.

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Photo from the episode “The Director, Conclusion” – NBC

I must say that both episodes are awesome. The first one set the stage for the grand finale, and was a close cat and mouse race on multiple fronts: Harold and Tom against Solomon, Liz and Ressler against the Director, and Red and Navabi against time. Then in the final battle, everything exploded, and a perfect set piece chess game unfolded. It was somewhat like Mission Impossible on the TV screen, except for the much older mastermind and the lack of nerve breaking stunts.

Photo from the episode "The Director, Conclusion"

Photo from the episode “The Director, Conclusion” – NBC

What I wonder now is, what’s next? With the Director gone, and Liz’s name cleared, what direction will the series go? The season is only half way through, and it will not be wise if they just simply introduce another character to replace the Director, to revenge against the damage caused by Red to the organization. The producer will need something more than that, more interesting, more creative and more novel to keep the series flying. And it seems like they have found one.

Photo from the episode "Mr. Gregory Devry"

Photo from the episode “Mr. Gregory Devry” – NBC

The next episode will introduce a new blacklister, one that seems to be opening a new can of worms. Who is he to have the intel of all the blacklisters in the previous seasons, and who is he to claim that HE WAS THE REAL REDDINGTON, and the one we have grown fond of is actually an impostor. That’s amazing, intriguing and interesting at the same time. I can’t wait to see where that leads to. It will be lots of fun to watch 2 Raymond Reddingtons fighting against each other.

Photo from the episode "Mr. Gregory Devry"

Photo from the episode “Mr. Gregory Devry” – NBC

What is Liz still doing here? I thought she is no longer an active agent due to her probation sentence.

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Photo from the episode “Mr. Gregory Devry” – NBC

Anyway, it’s good to see her back to the Post Office again. She belongs there, really.

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Photo from the episode “Mr. Gregory Devry” – NBC

And it seems that after things have cleared, agent Navabi is also back to the task force again. Good move, Harold.

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Photo from the episode “Mr. Gregory Devry” – NBC

What are they talking about? Red looks quite emotional, and from past experience, every time he looked so emotional, a crucial piece of secret was let loose. Can’t wait to see what it is this time.

Photo from the episode "Mr. Gregory Devry"

Photo from the episode “Mr. Gregory Devry” – NBC

Who is this guy who dares to threaten Red, and even try to cut his throat with a table knife in front of so many people? He looks quite familiar anyway. Are they learning the throat cutting stunt from Game of Thrones?

Burnt – A nice movie about food

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In general, people are normally more forgiving when it comes to movies about food, or movies that feature beautifully plated food. After all, even if the movie sucks, there is still the consolation prize for wasting the few hours of your life, which is the chance to marvel at and drool on plates of delicacy that you may never be able to see and touch. Add to the equation the handsomeness of Bradley Cooper, and you have a perfect formula for success, no matter how good (or bad) the movie is :)

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Anyway, that does not mean Burnt sucks so much that it needs to rely on the look of the food and the actor to survive. In fact, the movie is quite a nice, relaxing vibe that can pass the time quickly and sweetly. The beginning may be a bit abrupt and confusing, since not much was mentioned about the context of the star chef played by Bradley, but not much time is required to catch up on the theme since it’s quite straightforward and easy to figure out.

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Basically, the whole movie is the road to redemption of Adam Jones, a former star chef who fell from grace and got embroiled in lots of problems with drugs, girls and alcohol. The ending was a happy, rounded one, and even though the story may be a bit simple and predictable, the acting was spot on, and the shots were beautiful. The food really shone, and the few minutes they appear on-screen were sufficient for us to silently swallow our saliva in a failed attempt to hide our deep lust to dig in and finish everything on the plate at one go :)

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I don’t know how Bradley prepared for this role, and what training he received in a real kitchen, but he was quite natural in the kitchen setting. He looked really like a chef, especially when he focused on plating the dish and making sure that everything was perfect before sending the food out. As for his temple flare, it may be a bit exaggerated, but I could relate to his stress level, his nervousness and his burning desire to prove himself again, to earn back his stars and to get back on the road that he once fell off. And he looked very much like Gordon Ramsay during the cooking shows on TV, so there might be some truth in all those nasty behaviours after all.

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All the dishes featured in the movie looked simply stunning, and it was hard to resist planning for the next fine dining session, just to be able to experience something similar for real. That standard of dining surely does not come cheap, but for a once a year experience, I believe it’s OK to splurge a bit to really get a truly deserving and unforgettable experience, rather than trying to skim back and then wasting money on something that was not much better than similar home cooked dishes.

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Starring opposite Bradley is Sienna Miller, who played his sous chef cum right hand woman. I have not been very impressed by her acting so far, but this time she was OK, above average by a safe margin. She was fierce, of course, how can you survive in that adrenalin charged environment if you are soft. But at the same time, she was also incredibly sweet, caring and understanding. She complemented the main man really well, and they formed a great chemistry, in and out of the kitchen. She looked stunning beside Bradley when they went to another restaurant’s opening, and although she did not have much screen time, she made good use of it and built the character wholesomely. Good job, Sienna.

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This is Adam’s ex-lover and the daughter of his culinary teacher. They seemed to have a dark intertwining past but it was never clearly mentioned or explained in details. She did not appear long though, but she was really beautiful.

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This must be the best and most popular quote in this movie. It really defines fine dining very well. After all, fine dining is an art, not a necessity, and you need to go to a fine dining restaurant with the same mindset and mental preparation that you do before going to a famous museum or exhibition. That way, you will be able to get over the hunger pang, which may kill off your appreciation of the effort put into the food, and saviour and enjoy it with all your heart, mind and senses, and that is what makes the whole experience worthwhile.

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TCC Vivocity – An enjoyable meal

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I have to admit that my previous experience with TCC has not been favourable so far. We mostly frequented TCC Changi Airport and TCC MBS outlets. The food was just so so, and the service was extremely bad. Therefore, when we decided to walk into TCC Vivocity for lunch, I did not hold very high hope, especially as we were left waiting for the table at the entrance while the staff was processing some receipts, even though there were lots of empty tables and we had a small child. Fortunately, the not so good initial impression was quickly redeemed by the attentiveness of the wait staff, the nice decor of the restaurant and the quality of food.

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There were lots of pictures on the wall, together with a collage of frames, lending an artistic feel to the whole restaurant. It would be better if there were some background music, but maybe they purposely do not want to do so, so that diners can focus on conversations and enjoying the food. Anyway, it’s no big deal, and I was quite fond of the atmosphere. It gave me a feeling of sitting in an European cafe, not a chain restaurant in bustling Singapore.

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We came here specifically for the cray fish dishes, which we found was the best that the restaurant had to offer, but unfortunately they ran out of cray fish on that day, so we had to substitute them with scallop. The cray fish turned scallop pasta was not bad anyway. The sauce was rich and creamy, and although the scallop seemed a bit undercooked and soft, at least it was seasoned well and did not have fishy taste.

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We also ordered the cray fish baked rice, which also substituted with scallop. This time, the scallop was more well cooked, and our son really enjoyed it. Probably the baking with high heat and the cheese helped cook the scallop more thoroughly. There was enough melted cheese to keep the rice from being too dry, and luckily the cheese was not too salty so the whole dish tasted just nice, even for kids. And the springy and crunchy mushrooms also added a nice touch to the whole experience.

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For my main course, I ordered the beef steak, even though there was a slight doubt passing through my head since this was not a typical steakhouse. In the past, we had had unpleasant encounters where the steaks ordered at restaurants not specialised in beef steak turned out disappointing. Fortunately, history did not repeat itself this time round. The stead came out on a long plate, cooked just perfect for medium, with some slight pink in the middle and nicely charred outside. The portion was a bit small, maybe around 150g, but it was quality beef, with a nice thin stripe of fat along a slice of moist, juicy, tender and succulent meat. Moreover, the seasoning was just enough so the meat did not taste bland, and the accompanying mustard paste complemented the steak really well, I felt myself using up all the paste provided on my lovely piece of protein. Definitely something that I will be happy to order again.

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Worried that the food was not enough for 3, we also ordered 2 side dishes to share. First was the garlic prawn, and then after seeing that the steak did not come with any carbo at all, we added a portion of French fries to go along. Both of them did not disappoint. The prawns were fresh, medium size tiger, fried with crispy golden brown garlic. No batter involved. Definitely a more healthy alternative to the deep fried tempura prawns. Nothing special but the texture was quite nice.

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The French fries, on the other hand, were exceeding expectation. Crispy golden and slightly bigger than Mc Donald’s fries, they were coming in still warm with accompanying cheese dipping sauce. They were cooked just right, with a crispy texture outside but still white and soft inside, and not a single strand on the plate was burnt. A bit expensive when considering that it’s just simple fries with no gimmicky add on like truffle oil, but the taste really provided a convincing justification. They were salted lightly only, so that you can still enjoy dipping them into the cheese sauce without getting your palate overwhelmed with salty feeling. Really lovely surprise and we finished up the last strand on the plate. Simple yet delicious.

Another plus point is the attentiveness of the wait staff. He was chatty and cheerful, brimming from the time we sat down till the moment we stood up, and made sure that our complimentary plain water was refilled almost immediately without us having to request. Very good service, the kind of service that made me feel no pinch in paying the service charge at all :) Or maybe we were just lucky that we came in when the restaurant was not too crowded? Anyway, we have seen much worse in other outlets, so this is really a marked improvement.

So, we went in with not very high hope, but then left with quite a surprise and a nice lunch after all. And while we may still have doubt when it comes to other TCC outlets, this Vivocity branch is surely a place we can frequent again.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 – Full of actions, surprising twist and good ending

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If you want to summarise the whole movie in 1 sentence, then that’s it. It’s full of action, it has a surprising twist, and it ends happily. Well, not really totally happily, but at least it has found an acceptable and palatable way to put the whole journey to and end without leaving viewers with too much pain after spending 4 years to follow the story. And that is itself a good achievement and a cause for celebration already.

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Ok, enough of sarcasm, let’s get back to the story. Having spent the whole third movie to build up the momentum, this last instalment can finally start right into the thick of events. The rebels have grown from defensive stance to offensive, and gathered enough strength to stand up for a straight fight against the Capitol. President Coin has kept her promise to rescue Peeta in exchange for full collaboration from Katniss – the invaluable mocking jay. Now is the time for the grand battle to wretch back control of Panem from the dictator Snow, and end the tyranny once and for all.

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True to her character, Katniss surely would not stand aside, or just show face for propaganda. That has never been her way, and she will never settle for that. So, here comes the girl on fire, throwing herself right into the midst of danger, with her support team who has a daunting task of keeping her alive as long as possible and at the same time capturing every action for live telecast. But this is not a setup, it’s a real battlefield full of dangers, and no matter what president Coin tried, nobody could be 100% sure that there would be no risk at all.

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And there it was. Very shortly after the action started and the film began rolling, the whole crew found themselves caught by a deadly surprise and saw their team strength quickly dwindling down. Now they had to fight for real, for their survival, for their own cause and their own lives, and not an phoney goal forced down on them from the top. There was a lot of fighting, quite a few deaths and a fair share of thrilling moments to make time pass rather rapidly.

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It’s a pity that the action ended quite abruptly, and without any concrete result or achievement at all. Katniss set out with the aim to assassinate Snow, and she did not manage to do that. If we count keeping her alive as an achievement, then, well, yes, they have managed to get that, but at quite a steep price. More than half the team were dead, and those who survived got the scare of their lifetime. And from what I can see, all their sacrifice was quite in vain, and did not contribute much to the final victory of the Rebel. Maybe that’s why Katniss was torn in the end, and decided to carry out the final leg of her own mission alone, so that there would be no more unnecessary death.

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After all, Katniss was a victim, a girl, and a soldier like other soldiers in battle. She did not have any special power, she did not possess super strength. What set her apart from others is her will, her determination and her steadfast mind transfixed upon the goal that she would never let go no matter what the price, and that is what made her become the inspiration of the war, the voice that everyone turned to and stand up to. That makes her the mocking jay, the symbol of the revolution. And it’s the same quality that brings her to the ultimate decision when she foresees the turn of event to be a downward spiral and the loss of the cause that she has been pursuing all the while. As Snow said, she is just a normal girl with bows and arrows, but she dares to go beyond that, sets the direction and changes history, and that’s what makes her more than just a normal girl.

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There was a surprising twist at the end of the movie, when everything seemed to have settled, and it really helped create a better ending. It would be a failure without that twist, and the all sacrifices and the sufferings in the whole series would be wasted for nothing. And Katniss, more than anyone else, would not be able to accept that and to continue living with the thought that she also contributed to making that ending. Luckily she took the risk, followed her heart, took action and changed history, and the new history has been made. She might not benefit from it, or suffer more without it, but the people of Panem would be thankful to her for doing that for them.

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Overall, it was a nice ending to the whole Hunger Games series. There might be some dull moments here and there, but in totality, the directors and producers have managed to maintain the fire throughout, from the first moment when Katniss appeared in the forest to the last scene when she came back to the forest again. It has been an exhilarating ride of a carefree girl, which changed her totally inside out, and also changed a nation. And for Jennifer Lawrence, being cast as Katniss surely changed her life.

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If I have some time during the coming festive season, I would want to watch all the 4 movies again in a row. Who knows, the feeling may be different when you can see the change happen in an uninterrupted manner before your eyes. It will be a quite strenuous exercise, but I am very eager to try it out and see how the feeling and experience will be like. Anyone game?

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Some more photos of the movie.

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The Blacklist Season 3 – Kings of the Highway

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Photo from the episode "Knights of the Road"

Photo from the episode “Knights of the Road” – NBC

I have just mentioned in the last post that Red now had an upper hand, and then suddenly all those huge advantages have been thoroughly wiped out in just one episode, and landed Red and Liz in a much more difficult situation than they had ever experienced throughout the whole season. Liz was captured. Dembe was arrested. Red was alone. The care package, which was so important that Red took the risk and sent Dembe to collect it, leaving him alone with Liz, fell into FBI’s hands. Tell me, how much worse can it be?

Photo from the episode "Knights of the Road"

Photo from the episode “Knights of the Road” – NBC

It was almost a joke to even imagine Red being kidnapped by a bunch of local thugs who made a living robbing lone drivers on the highways, but that was exactly what happened. I don’t know how they managed to knock him out and drag him back to their shed, but that is no longer important. What is important is that the event triggered a series of downward spirals that ended up in the worst situation imaginable mentioned above. Now, instead of threatening and attacking the Cabal, Red has to find a way to gain back on the same footing, and ensure that Liz will still be alive until he manages to find a way to get through to her and bring her out safely.

Photo from the episode "Knights of the Road"

Photo from the episode “Knights of the Road” – NBC

It really felt uncomfortable seeing Red being handcuffed or chained up, and dragged around unwillingly. It was not an usual scene, and if I remember correctly, similar scenes only happened once or twice in each season, and always in much higher stake games, with far more cunning opponents. Maybe the writers felt that they had given him too many advantages, and had to level the game a bit to keep everything exciting and unpredictable. Well, that’s good for us, since we will have more episodes to look forward to, but the measure taken is a bit too blatant, too abrupt and too heart broken.

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Photo from the episode “Knights of the Road” – NBC

Among all the let downs, the only bright spot is that now we know that at least Liz can do something on her own, instead of just relying on Red to manoeuvre the situation. She even managed to save and free Red, even though she had to pay a huge price that may be as high as her life. And she is quite charming and flirty if she needs to, After all, she is beautiful, and blonde, and slender. How can a man resist that?

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Photo from the episode “Knights of the Road” – NBC

Now, thanks to the fall break, we can only know how things play out on Jan 7. I don’t think she will die, as that will necessarily mean killing off the whole series already. But it’s interesting to see what the Director will do, now that his prized target is as close as ever. And I seriously doubt the protocol can help Liz, or Ressler can keep her alive, especially after realising how deep the Cabal has infiltrated the administration. Hopefully Red still had some aces up his sleeve for this emergency situation.

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Photo from the episode “The Director, Part 1” – NBC

From the promo and teasers of next episode, things did not look good for Liz. She fell down, not sure due to what cause, and laid motionless on the floor. Meanwhile, Red was hard at work, pulling all the strings that he could grab to take back control of the wheel. Well, it will be a thrilling ride, but the wait is a bit too long for comfort :)

Photo from the episode "The Director, Part 1"

Photo from the episode “The Director, Part 1” – NBC

Liz’s capture was partly due to Aram, so will he be punished? And why do they meet in a cemetery, in front of a new grave?

 

Photo from the episode "The Director, Part 1"

Photo from the episode “The Director, Part 1” – NBC

It seems that Red will have the meeting that he earned. Who will he meet and what will he gain from there?

Photo from the episode "The Director, Part 1"

Photo from the episode “The Director, Part 1” – NBC

Stunning backdrop of the mountain in autumn. How I wish one day I can see that with my own eyes.

Photo from the episode "The Director, Part 1"

Photo from the episode “The Director, Part 1” – NBC

Aram oh Aram. Do you realise what you have done?

Photo from the episode "The Director, Part 1"

Photo from the episode “The Director, Part 1” – NBC

Who is this guy? He looks familiar, but I cannot recall his name and his role in the series.

 

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