My Life, My Stuff, My Place, My Space: My two cents about all that crosses my space.
Home   |   This is My Space and These Are My Two Cents   | is NOT related to   |   Contact

Movie Review: Crash (8/10)

Posted on August 28th, 2005 filed in Movie Reviews


In ethnically diverse and racially strained Los Angeles, a car accident on Christmas weekend exposes, over 48 hrs, how the lives of many people there, so different and disconnected, are so intertwined and connected that a crash is almost inevitable.


In a style that would have made Robert Altman (Short Cuts) proud, Paul Hagis (Million Dollar baby) cowrote and directed a timely and tight piece on racism and prejudice and their impact on how we feel and think. The result is both powerful and disturbing.

Read the rest of this entry »

Must Have Fitness Gadgets: Pedometers

Posted on July 10th, 2005 filed in Fitness
1 Comment »

I’ve always wondered as to what being active means. The term was never officially defined . Does waking up 5 times at night to attend to a baby cry make one active? How about 15 minutes of basketball? Maybe 1 hour of golf? Or do you need to go to the gym and exercise for 2 hours to be active?

Read the rest of this entry »

Finding Neverland Movie Review (8.5/10)

Posted on June 16th, 2005 filed in Movie Reviews


Playwright Barrie (Johnny Depp) is going through a tough time after his latest play has bombed and his marriage to Mary (Radha Mitchell) is more dysfunctional than ever. On a stroll through a park, he meets the Davies family, the recently widowed Sylvia (Kate Winslet), and her four sons, spends the day entertainig them, and shortly afterwards becomes their friend. Barrie becomes attached to the Davies and as he witnesses their daily lives, he begins to get an idea for a new play. He’s mostly intrigued by young Peter (Freddie Highmore) who has had the joy of childhood stolen from him by his father’s recent death and is not even capable of making use of his imagination to briefly escape this tragic reality.

His newly found affection however starts generating gossip about improprieties further straining his marriage.

Read the rest of this entry »

House of Wax Movie Review (6/10)

Posted on May 25th, 2005 filed in Movie Reviews


While on their way to a football championship, a group of college friends- Carly (Elisha Cuthbert), her twin brother Nick (Chad Michael Murray), her boyfriend Wade (Jared Padalecki), her best friend Paige (Paris Hilton), her boyfriend Blake (Robert Richard) and their friend Dalton (Jon Abrahams)– decide to camp for the night, in the middle of the woods. Naturally, the next morning their car had mysteriously broken down so Carly and Wade accept a ride from a weird truck driver to the nearest town. The town is completely deserted except for a funeral ceremony taking place at church. As they peruse the town’s main attraction “Trudy’s House of Wax”, they will soon discover the dark secret of this town and the bloody recipe for these perfectly molded wax sculptures.

Read the rest of this entry »

Memorable Movie Quotes: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Posted on May 15th, 2005 filed in Movie Quotes
Comment now »

Just saw this movie again on DVD. What a gem.

“Joel and Clementine realize that all efforts to stop the memory erasure process are in vain”
Clementine: This is it, Joel. It’s going to be gone soon.
Joel: I know.
Clementine: What do we do?
Joel: Enjoy it.

Read the rest of this entry »

Must Have Fitness Gadgets: Pulse Monitors

Posted on April 13th, 2005 filed in Fitness
1 Comment »

I bought my first pulse monitor in 1995 and never looked back. Polar, a Finnish company, dominates the market and they do a great job. The pulse monitors come in various shapes, sizes and level of sophistication. The pulse monitoring function takes place through a transmitter belt wrapped around the chest and a receiver in a watch-like device.The various models come with a range of bells, whistles and sophisticating features. Read the rest of this entry »

« Previous Entries - Next Entries » | Fitness | Travel | Poetry | Movies | Site Map | About us | is NOT related to | Contact | SiteMap

Page 12 of 33« First...7891011121314151617...30...Last »