Travel

Venice At Night

Second time I visited Venice after dark. It was much less crowded, quieter and more peaceful, since the hordes of tourists have long left the square for dinner or to call it a day. I could spend some quality time to enjoy the square, the church, the buildings without being afraid of bumping into someone… Continue reading Venice At Night

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Yeah Inferno – A Good Movie, ‘Though Much Simpler than the Book

For Dan Brown’s fans, this must be the most awaited movie of the year. Especially after a long wait since Angels & Demons a few years ago. Well, I do not know if it satisfies all the hardcore fans or not, but it’s definitely not a bad movie at all. If there is one thing… Continue reading Yeah Inferno – A Good Movie, ‘Though Much Simpler than the Book

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Finally it’s back – The Blacklist Season 4

Yes, finally it’s back. After a long wait nonetheless. And after a suspenseful, thrilling end of season 3. There were too many unanswered questions, and hopefully this season will answer at least some of them. So far, the first 2 episodes of the new season have been quite something to look forward to. The first… Continue reading Finally it’s back – The Blacklist Season 4

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Les Miserables musical, a long and worthwhile wait

So, finally, Les Miserables musical has returned to Singapore after many, many years, and it’s really worth the wait. It was an eye opener, and a genius remake of the legendary masterpiece. This time, we were so excited that we bought the tickets very early, and ended up getting the best seats, very near the… Continue reading Les Miserables musical, a long and worthwhile wait

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More than just a lone superhero – Captain America Civil War

In a break of tradition from the normal superhero movies, where one man carried the whole plot all by himself, Captain America Civil War brought in almost the full force of the Avengers. Except for Thor, who had gone back to defend his kingdom, and The Hulk, who had decided to retire from the force,… Continue reading More than just a lone superhero – Captain America Civil War

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The Jungle Book – a nice remake of a classic story

It took quite some time, more than half a century, for this classic cartoon to turn into a feature movie, but it is quite worth the wait. Disney continue the path of conversion that they started some time ago with Cinderella, and they have been quite successful so far. At the helm of the talented… Continue reading The Jungle Book – a nice remake of a classic story

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Allegiant – A nice divergence from the book

First of all, credit must be given to the script writers for coming up with a gripping plot that can be followed easily even for those who have never read the book before. Besides, they should be given credit for diverging from the original book, which was less than perfect and considered quite underperforming by… Continue reading Allegiant – A nice divergence from the book