Tanong lang po…

August 29, 2008

Bakit hindi hulihin ng MMDA yung mga punyetang hambalang na sasakyan sa Ortigas na ginawang personal parking space yung mga bangketa na para sa mga pedestrian? Dahil ba sa mayayaman sila?

Bakit nila pinupunterya yung mga sidewalk vendors, na mga nagtatrabaho lang naman, samantalang hindi nila magalaw-galaw yung mga bwakanang-inang mga mayayaman na yun na mas harang pa sa mga daanan? Dahil ba sa mahihirap sila?

Siguro ganun nga lang talaga katanga ang sistema kasi laging lamang ang mga mayayaman. Siguro nga ginawa talaga ang batas para gawing madali ang buhay ng mga nakakataas sa lipunan.

TANGINA NIYO!

Emo naman…

You Are Not Alone

It’s just like him
To wander off in the evergreen park
Slowly searching for any sign
Of the ones he used to love..

He says he’s got nothing left to live for
(He says he’s got nothing left…)
And this time I think you’ll know..

You’re not alone
There is more to this, I know
You can make it out
You will live to tell

She’s just like him
Spoiled rotten
Confused by the lies she’s been fed
And she’s searching for no one..
(But herself)
Her eyes turn to green and she seems to be happy
That she is here
And this time I think you’ll know…

You’re not alone
There is more to this, I know
You can make it out
You will live to tell

You’re not alone
There is more to this, I know
You can make it out

(There is more to know)

We’re not alone
There is more to this, I know
You can make it out
You will live to tell..
(So tell me)

You’re not alone
There is more to this, I know
You can make it out
(Make it out)
You will live to tell
(Live to tell)
You’re not alone
There is more to this, I know
(And I know)
You can make it out
You will live to tell..

You are not alone.
You’re not, you’re not alone.

Lyrics from PLyrics.com

Hingang malalim, medyo madami ‘to…

Juno

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Fast Review: A movie that tackles the important issue of teenage pregnancy. Medyo nakakatawa yung pelikula but still it was able to seriously delve on the issue at hand. I also love the main character, Juno, who is this happy-go-lucky-type of girl who doesn’t care about what other people will say as long as she’s having fun and enjoying herself. Rating: 4 out of 5 stars.

Zoolander

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Fast Review: One of my all-time favorite Ben Stiller film, tungkol ito sa isang medyo tangang male model. Medyo na-discuss din ng pelikula ang issue ng child labor, in a very funny and quirky way. Siguradong sasakit yung tiyan nyo sa kakatawa with this one, especially with all the stupid lines na ibinabato ng mga characters lalo na si Stiller. My favorite was the one when he was offered her very own reading center. Ipinakita sa kanya yung model nung building to which he reacted, “What is this? A center for ants! How can you expect children to learn how to read, if they can’t even fit inside the building?!” Panalo! Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars.

American Beauty

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Fast Review: Ilang beses ko nang napanood ang ending ng pelikulang ito sa HBO and this is the only time na napanood ko siya ng buo. Tungkol sa isang lalaking dumadanas sa mid-life crisis, ang pelikulang ito ay tumalakay sa kung paano binubuhay ng karamihang tao ang buhay nila. A sexy movie that deals with a very serious matter, talagang mapapaisip ka sa pelikulang ito. And as far as kung ano ang napulot ko sa pelikula: hindi dapat natin gawing seryoso ang buhay natin. As much as possible, we should enjoy it. Don’t believe that stupid saying about life starting at 40, because some of us may be dead by that time. Rating: 4 out of 5 stars.

What Happens in Vegas

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Fast Review: Okay na sana yung pelikulang ito, though it’s a chick flick. It’s funny, it’s sexy and it has Cameron Diaz in it. However, the lead guy is that annoying Punk’d dude which basically ruined the movie for me. I just hate that guy. The movie itself: tolerable if you don’t have better things to do. It will make you laugh and medyo may kilig factor na din. Pero if asked kung ire-recommend ko ba yung pelikula sa ibang tao? Siguro to some who is not easily bored by shallow things, pwede. Pero if you’re looking for something na medyo mapag-iisip kayo, this movie is not for you. Rating: 3 out of 5 stars.

The Forbidden Kingdom

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Fast Review: I don’t really know what to say about this movie. Natulog ako habang pinapanood yung pelikula. I just though na masyadong cliche ito nung kung-fu genre at underdog films kaya tinamad ako. Buti na lang hindi ako napilit ng baby ko na panoorin yung pelikula dati sa sine kasi magiging malaking aksaya lang pala. Don’t get me wrong, I may not be a big fan of kung-fu flicks, Jacky Chan and Jet Li pero I still enjoy once in a while yung mga ganitong pelikula. Not just this fillm though. Rating: 0 out of 5 stars.

27 Dresses

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Fast Review: What can I say? I love Katherine Heigl. First saw her sa 100 Girls as this tomboyish chick, tapos sa Grey’s Anatomy. And now, she is definitely in full blossom. Lalo na sa pelikulang ito. It’s about a girl who is always a bridemaid, but never the bride. Another thing I liked about this movie is that it basically wanna say that life is not about making other people happy, but making oneself happy. Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Fast Food Nation

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Fast Review: I actually thought that this film is a comedy. But watching it, it turns out that this is a film that has a political statement. It’s a social realist movie that deals with ills of industrialism, social inequality and animal cruelty. It also features some big stars including Bruce Willis, Greg Kinnear, Wilmer Valderrama, Ethan Hawke and even Avril Lavigne. I definitely recommend this movie to everyone, especially at this time of crisis. Medyo puro usap nga lang yung pelikula pero in that way, naging hard-hitting pa rin siya. A little warning though to all those squeamish people, there is a long scene of brutal cow butchery by the end of the film, na pwedeng hindi magustuhan ng iba. Rating: 4 out of 5 stars.

Something different muna…

Bleed

Beams of fire sweep through my head
Thrusts of pain increasingly engaged
Sensory receptors succumb
I am no one now — agony

My crimson liquid so frantically spilled
– the ruby fluid of life unleashed

Ripples ascend to the surface of my eyes
Their red pens drawing at random, at will
A myriad pains begotten in their wake
– the bastard spawn of a mutinous self

The regurgitation of my micro nemesis
– salivating red at the prospect of my ruin, my doom

Malfunction the means for its ascent
Bloodletting the stringent voice to beckon my soul
So futile any resisting tension
As death-induced mechanics propel its growth

The implement, the device of my extinction
– the terminating clockwork of my gleeful bane
The definitive scourge of its mockery
– the end-art instruments lethality attained

Heed – it commands, heed my will
Bleed – it says, bleed you will

Falling into the clarity of undoing
Scornful gods haggle for my soul
Minds eye flickers and vellicates as I let go
Taunting whispers accompany my deletion

A sneering grin, the voice of my reaper
– chanting sofly the song of depletion

Lyrics from LyricsTime.com

It ends here…

August 26, 2008

Though UP won in blow-out fashion against the AdU Falcons last Thursday, it’s very sad that the Fighting Maroons season ended last Sunday after losing to ADMU Eagles, finally deciding their fate for the Season 71 of the UAAP men’s basketball tourney. Maraming nagsasabi na it was definitely a big improvement in UP’s part already winning 3 games after the winless record last year. Pero for an alumnus like me, it’s still very sad kasi antagal ko nang hinihintay na makapasok ang UP sa Final 4. Pero I guess I just have to wait one more year for this to happen. Sana naman, next year ayus na…

For the mean time, yung cheerdance competition na lang muna yung hihintayin ko…

UP FIGHT!!!

Back to reality… Back to work…

Work

If you only once would let me
Only just one time
Then be happy with the consequence
With whatever’s gonna happen tonight
Don’t think we’re not serious
When’s it ever not
The love we make is give and it’s take
I’m game to play along

All I can say
I shouldn’t say
Can we take a ride?
Get out of this place
While we still have time

oh oh, oh oh oh
oh oh, oh oh oh

All the best DJs are saving
Their slowest song for last
When the dance is through
Its me and you
Come on would it really be so bad
The things we think might be the same
But I won’t fight for more
Its just not me to wear it on my sleeve
Count on that for sure

All I can say
I shouldn’t say
Can we take a ride?
Get out of this place
While we still have time
You want to take a ride?
Get out of this place
While we still have time
Yeah – We still have time

oh oh (ahhhhhhhh)
oh oh (ahhhhhhhh)
oh oh (ahhhhhhhh)
oh oh (ahhhhhhhh)

Can’t say I was never wrong
But some blame rests on you
Work and play they’re never okay
To mix the way we do

All I can say
I shouldn’t say
Can we take a ride?
Get out of this place
While we still have time
You want to take a ride?
Get out of this place
While we still have time
We still have time

oh oh, oh oh oh
oh oh, oh

Lyrics from YouTube user Carlvin4

Hay Sa Wakas!

August 22, 2008

Nanalo ulit ang UP Maroons yesterday. Not that may bearing pa yung game, at least hindi na kulelat. Sana next year mas maayos na.

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