Tuesday, October 28, 2008

6 months into my current job

Well 6 months into the job, I still cannot say if I am happy with the job, but I can say I am definitely tired and have to give up a lot of my personal time for this job.

I have been flying like almost weekly, working like 20 hours out of 24 hours. Still trying to learn the ropes of the current job.

I have to give up my FYP, my gym time, gaining weight etc. Sad.

Hmm... however what lies in the future, no one knows. So will work and see then. Hee...

A "demanding job" Polarbear

Sunday, October 26, 2008

High School Musical 3

After the successful first 2 movies which is shown free in Disney Channel, this installment is actually filmed and shown in the cinemas instead. I am a fan of the first 2 movies and I can't wait to see the 3rd show, especially I have seen some of the new videos for the new songs in Disney Channel.

"Disney’s “High School Musical” phenomenon leaps onto the big screen in HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3: SENIOR YEAR, which finds high school seniors Troy (ZAC EFRON) and Gabriella (VANESSA HUDGINS) facing the prospect of being separated from one another as they head off in different directions to college. Joined by the rest of the Wildcats, they stage an elaborate spring musical reflecting their experiences, hopes and fears about their future. With incredible new music and exciting dance numbers designed to take maximum advantage of the big screen, this motion picture extravaganza delivers plenty of high-energy entertainment from East High’s talented ensemble."

I think I got high expectation from this movie especially when I loved the first 2 movies and the songs as mentioned before. From a movie prospective, the movie had a bigger budget, a bigger scenes and a bigger cast group as well. However to me this might not be something good. Hmm... The feel of this movie is quite different from the first two, this is more dramatise for the cinema feel, I think.

The scenes are definitely might more bigger and with more budget! I loved the elaborate scenes which is a must for musicals. The cast are pretty must bigger as well mainly on the backup dancers but the main focus is still on the few leads, especially Troy and Gabriella. There is also an intro of a few upcoming leads. This must be leading to HSM 4 then. Hee... The dance for most of the songs are still great as usual.

The songs are not that strong as compared to the first 2 as well. The first 2 movies songs are easy to ears and easy to sing along as well. The latest one are more musical type and less catchy as well. The acting is still average for most of them less Sharpay who was really good as the "evil" one. Haha. The plot is simple to follow as all Disney movies are.

Overall, I give this movie 3.5 stars out of 5. This is a must see for all HSC fans!

A "wanna to sing and dance along" Polarbear

Saturday, October 25, 2008

What is wrong with me?

Hmm... for the past week, I had been not feeling too well. Feeling a bit of indigestion with a bloaty stomach, at the same time the feeling of wanting to vomit as well. As I thought all was about to be over, then on Friday suddenly I got a serious bout of diarrhoea.

Hmm... Maybe I should check with a doctor on this soon.

Hope that all these will be over soon.

A "sick?" Polabear

Saturday, October 18, 2008

I finally reached Elite Gold Status!

After 6 months of on and off flying in and out of Manila, I manged to reach my Elite Gold Status! I cannot believe it also. Well Manila is only a very short 3 hour flight and cannot clock much miles anyway, so you can imagine now much flying I had been doing!

Hmm... I thought it is going to take me to clock another 50000 miles to get the status but it seems that I only need to clocked 25000 miles for it!

So now with the new upgrade of status, I can use their lounge! This is very important as they got free flow of food and drinks while waiting to board the plane. Now this gives me a good reason to go to airport earlier as well!

Next, I can board the plane with those First Class and Business Class people and before everyone else. So this means I no need to wait for them to call my row to board the plane. Hee...

Lastly, my luggage will get tagged Priority Tag, so this means my luggage will comes out together with the First and Business Class.

Well I know this is nothing to be proud of, as there area lot of people wit the Elite Gold status as well. Then I thought it will take me ages to reach the status, and this is something that I never expect when I took up this job. Hee...

A "still flying in and out" Polarbear

Monday, October 13, 2008

Tropic Thunder

"Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr. lead an ensemble cast in "Tropic Thunder," an action comedy about a group of self-absorbed actors who set out to make the most expensive war film. After ballooning costs force the studio to cancel the movie, the frustrated director refuses to stop shooting, leading his cast into the jungles of Southeast Asia, where they encounter real bad guys."

I had sort of high expectation for this movie because of all the stars in the movie. After watching this movie, I was like ... (speechless) cos it definitely look like a B grade movie. I was a little late for the movie but I think I missed out the best part of the movie which was fake movie trailers.The only surprise of the movie I did not recognize Tom Cruise at the end of the movie. Only when the credit started rolling then I realised that it was him! Haha.... There was some jokes but most of them lame. It was a good brainless movie. Overall, I will give this movie 3 stars out of 5.

A "laugh until cheeks numb" Polarbear

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Burn After Reading

This movie is made by the Coen's brothers that also directed "No Country for Old Men"? Impossible. Haha.... They are just brillant!

"Osbourne Cox is a CIA operative struggling to stay afloat. His job and marriage are going nowhere, and he's got a drinking problem to boot. Harry Pfarrer (Clooney) is a Treasury Department marshal who can't stop tripping over his own vanity. His hobbies include internet-dating behind his wife's back and building homemade sex toys in this basement, not to mention sleeping with Osbourne's dissatisfied wife. When Ozzie gets fired from the Agency, he decides to write a tell-all memoir, blissfully unaware that he doesn't have much to tell. However, a draft ends up in the hands of Harry's other love, harebrained Hardbodies gym employee Linda Litzke (Frances McDormand), and her dopey colleague Chad Feldheimer (Pitt). Convinced they've tapped into classified information, they see this as athe perfect opportunity to make some serious cash, and they bring their discovery straight to the Russians! Instantly, affairs of love and state become absurdly entangled, and nobody knows who to trust or what to believe - least of all, the "brillant" minds at the CIA, who lead us to ask: just how intelligent is Central Intelligence?"

I did not quite get the movie when it started. However, as the movie goes on, the plot just unfolds itself. The story telling was great. The actors were good in the movie as well. I am just amazed by Brad Pitt acting of a himbo. Overall, I give this movie 4 stars out of 5.

A "blur" Polarbear

Sunday, October 05, 2008

A-Mei's Concert

She is back again within a year. Even though I watched the last one and know that it will be a similar concert, I bought the tickets when they are released. Hee... Still bought the same area where I sat at the last concert.

This time round, I am still very excited before the concert! Dunno what she will add during the concert! As usual, the concert started off with a bang. This time round more people are on their feet once the concert started! That is a really great start! You should know how I like to spend my concert standing rather than seating. Hee....

The concert rundown is almost the same as last time round with a few addition songs that was not sang last time round. She is at her best if not better than last round of concert! By the end of the concert, everyone was on their feet! We were all that high! Hee...

All in all, this is still the best concert of the year! Same as last year! Seem like her last stop will be back in Taipei. Hmmm..... anyone keen to go and watch it? Hee....

A "Super High" Polarbear

Friday, October 03, 2008

I should be so lucky! Lucky! Lucky! Lucky!

Guess what! I just bought a pair of tickets (good seats of course) to Kylie Minogue's X 2008 concert on 25 Nov 2008 at Singpore Indoor Stadium!

I am so going to her concert! I was disappointed when she cancelled her last concert. However she is now back stronger than ever! Woohoo!

A "super excited" Polarbear