Archive for October, 2006
Watson: Are you going to Farnham?
Holmes: I want to test one or two theories which I have formed.
Watson: Shall I come with you?
Holmes: No. That will be neither useful nor necessary.No comments
Maya: So who do you think would win in a fight? Batman or Wolverine?
Mickey: [dismissive snort] Batman, of course! He’s smarter than Wolverine.
Maya: Yeah I guess…
Mickey: Sweetie, Batman beat Superman! Wolverine would be child’s play.
Maya: Ok, so who do you think is crazier, Batman or Wolverine?
Mickey: Hmmmm. Tough call.
Maya: I think they’re equally nuts.
Mickey: Could be. But then Wolverine nailed Jean Grey so …
Maya: … so there’s a tiny bit of sanity in him. And all Batman had was that whore.
Maya: Selina Kyle. Wasn’t she a prostitute?
Mickey: She became a jewel thief. But you’re right, she used to be a hooker.
Well Wolverine has mad fighting skills, an unbreakable skeleton and instantaneous healing powers, so I think it would be a pretty even fight. So what happens when you take the crazy and the badass of Batman and Wolverine, remove the fighting skills and mutant powers, add in prestidigitation an obsessive, take-no-prisoners rivalry and a blonde wench? You get The Prestige. The movie also has Gollum, Alfred the Butler and David Bowie. So who’s more badass? Batman or Wolverine? Who looks better without a shirt? Answers - and spoilers - after the jump.3 comments
Mickey: Wasn’t that funny in that Jodie Kidd in Paris episode of Fashion Avenue, how Evisu was such an “exclusive” brand hidden away in that side street? Man, over here they have it in all the malls. [pause]
Yeah but if we went over to that store in Paris, I’ll bet you the salesman will be all French and snooty and ignore us if we walked in there. And I’ll be all, “You know what, buddy? You’re a salesman. In a jeans store.” Fucker.
Maya: Sweetie you’re working yourself up into a frenzy over a hypothetical situation.No comments
Mickey: You know, when I first met you I thought we’d become one of those modern, urbane, sophisticated couples.
Mickey and Maya together: Bwahahahahahaha!
Maya: Yeah, that’s pretty far off the mark.
Mickey: Yeah.1 comment
After the success of “Zach Braff - Artiste”, I’ve decided to start an occasional feature. One-word descriptions of celebrities based on some ridiculous crap that spews from their mouths. And on behalf of the Christian community, I apologize to Jessica Alba for the lack of strong female roles in the Bible. The Bible has been put into turnaround and Fox has hired Paul Haggis to do a re-write. Oh, by the way, thanks for playing a stripper in “Sin City” . . . WHO DOESN’T TAKE OFF HER CLOTHES!
Alba Alters Religious Beliefs
Jessica Alba decided to leave her born-again Christian church after religious leaders accused her of being too promiscuous. The Fantastic Four star insists her multi-ethnic appearance stopped her from being accepted in the Latin community she grew up in, so she turned to the church looking for comfort. After four years as a born-again Christian, Alba backed away from religion because “older men would hit on me and my youth pastor said it was because I was wearing provocative clothing, when I wasn’t. It just made me feel like if I was in any way desirable to the opposite sex, that it was my fault, and it made me ashamed of my body and of being a woman.” Alba also vehemently disagreed with the church’s condemnation of premarital sex and homosexuality and was bothered by the lack of strong female role models in the Bible. She tells US Elle magazine, “I thought it was a nice guide, but it certainly wasn’t how I was going to live my life.”
Day-day: Wow, ang dami namang medyas ni Attorney. Dapat dyan magbawas sya ng medyas at bigyan nya ang taong walang medyas.No comments
The Departed was tops at the US box office last weekend, bringing in US$ 27m. Grumpus and I thought a HK premiere with Tony Leung and Andy Lau would have been a great gesture and guaranteed boffo Hong Kong box office (this thought came from the same place in my brain that dreams up the perfect cast for superhero movies and rewrites movie and novel endings) but of course noone asked us. No matter, we went to see it with very high expectations and came out liking it very much indeed.
Grumpus thinks that this was the movie Michael Mann wanted to make when he set out to film Miami Vice. A cop goes undercover into the mob, a mob guy infiltrates the police department, and when each one finds out about the other it turns into a deadly cat and mouse game. Infernal Affairs in fact looks a lot like a Michael Mann film - all gritty, dark and moody.
The Departed is entirely its own movie and feels and looks nothing like Infernal Affairs. It’s violent, it’s funny, it’s terrifying and it’s heartbreaking. And it’s set in Boston.
Since comparisons to the Hong Kong movie are inevitable, there’s a handy guide with pictures after the jump. Spoilers follow so stop reading if you’re planning to see the movie.
Time to reasses his Batman fetish, says Grumpus. From Sandstorm.com.Comments are off for this post