... step into my garden

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Movies of 2008 - Best

And now, the final prize for the year...

Best Movie of 2008

... it's been a long discussion between me, myself and I, the runner up being (of course) Joker Begins, or The Dark Knight, as the producers mis-promoted it. I didn't get to write a review on Joker Begins, but what mainly bothered me there is that Batman is a freaking woos. Joker upstages him in every possible department. The story itself is about the Joker, and it's pretty darn good one if you can look at it like that, but what I wanted was to go to the theater and watch BATMAN (as in NOT Joker) kick everyone's asses all over the place. I was disappointed...

So, here it is:

... because the main character doesn't come through like a woos and KILLS the bad guys when they pull a gun at him (eat it, Batman... nia nia nia, I'm not gonna kill you, even though you are a murdering terrorist)
... because of the astounding ending (loved that)
... because his costume is waaaay cooler than Batman's (just click on that pic)
... because it gave me hope that comic book movies really can be cool and bright, not just dark and slow
... because it did what I wanted it to do, it ENTERTAINED me in a positive way

Movies of 2008 - Worst

To get this over with, we have an absolutely clear winner in the following category, although not a movie made in 2008, I've only got to taste this masterpiece of crappiness this year.

Worst Movie of 2008

... and you can read all about it here. As it is mentioned there I consider it to be the worst movie I've seen in my life.

Travel of 2008

Well, although the trip to Venice was very very nice, there is a very clear winner in this category ....
Best Travel we had Year
Folegandros! Wheeee! You can look that up, it's an absolutely beautiful place...

Loved it, loved it, loved it!

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Games of 2008

Yes, yes, after reading this post some may say I'm about three years late, but, still, these are my choices for 2008 since I only got to play them now ... here goes:

Best Game I played this Year

... because it's the best looking game I've ever played
... because it actually has a storyline
... because it doesn't need a pair of boobies to be cool (eat it, Tomb Raider)
... because Drake can bring a knife to a gunfight
... because it happy ends

Worst Game Demo I played this Year

... because it's probably the worst looking car game I've ever played
... because it tries to use a huge amount of boobies to be cool
... because it fails to be cool although it uses a huge amount of boobies
... because drifting type events are a sad joke
... because wannabe prepubescent race boys most probably bought it

Cars of 2008

My Car of Choice

... because it freaks me out every time I look at it
... because it has 2 seats and it would be the perfect family car for me and my lovey :)
... because it's built by a bike manufacturer, and that makes it as cool as a bike
... because it goes to warp speed faster than the Enterprise

My Car of Choice if It would be The Last Car on Earth

... because you should never announce a facelift as a new model
... because it uses recycled tail lights from the Touareg
... because it's as boring as ... uhm ... as ... darn ... I can't think of anything as boring as this car ...

Awards Time !!!

Apparently, this time of the year is very popular for awards... Best car, best game, best toothpaste... So, naturally, I thought I should have some awards of my own. I don't know about toothpaste, but I thought I should name the following categories:
- Best Travel Of The Year
- Best Movie I've Seen This Year
- Best Game I played This Year
- My 2008 Car Of Choice

... and since I like it:
- Worst Movie I've Seen This Year
- Worst Game I played This Year
- Worst Car Of The Year

I can feel the tension rising ...

Sorry bout the pic, I couldn't find anything appropriate ...

Sunday, December 14, 2008

His Body is, His Body does!

I can't explain it any other way ... the ending of the movie, that is ... I believe Klaatu fell prisoner of his humane body and started using his Body's brain ... his Body's other brain that is ... or at least his Body did ... Because the only "another side" of human beings I get in the end is the one that tries to blow Klaatu's spaceship to smithereens.
He was: You just tried to blow up my ship. I was right, you should die...
His Body was: Damn, this chick is fiiiine with a capital F. Stop those darn metallic insects and let's get busy!
His Body won... or not, because his Body died ... but HE didn't ... did he?

Here is an unreleased schene they cut out from the discussion with the old man at McDonald's:
Old man: You imbecile! You just stole my last McHuge tripple cheese burger from me...
Klaatu: My Body did...
Old man: You're kinda stupid...
Klaatu: My Body is...
Old man: What was I saying? Ah, yes ... There is another side to them ... they make massive yummy greasy burgers!
Klaatu: Yes, now I see ... there IS another side to them...
Klaatu's Body: Damn, this burger is fiiiine with a capital F. Stop those darn metallic insects and let's get busy!

Friday, December 12, 2008

Final Fantasy Chops Suey!

Enough with the house music ... and manga rocks too...

rrrrround the worrrrrrld

I just though I should turn up my headphones ... there's no video so don't wait for it ...

Maximum Pain

See that face in the lower part of the poster right there? That's me after seeing this movie and thinking how I finished the game in almost 2 non stop playing because it was too darn fun to stop days. The movie lacked in action in a big way. There were 2 scenes with shooting ... I think ... what the heck?

What realy ruined this for me was the female character ... again.

Take a look for yourself:

Game ... not bimbo.

Movie ... megabimbo.

Darn, was kinda hoping this would be cool...

Quantum of Bollocks

Heck, it's not real bollocks, but compared to Casino it wasn't quite the movie I expected. We get a whole lotta action, running, gunning, chasing, flying, shooting and fighting. But there is no Bond in there. No Bond whatsoever ...

What really ruined it for me was that Kurilenko chick. For starters, she can't really act that well.
And there's another thing that's getting ridiculous ... In how many more movies will she appear where men will refuse to do that dirty 'it' with her? And it's not like she doesn't try. Hitman, ok, the guy is a killing maniac which just doesn't do 'it'. Max Payne, we can let slip by, with him being all troubled about the whole situation and her dying quickly (yay!).
But I think when James freaking Bond refuses to make a move on you for the whole movie, you've got real issues miss!
Her next movie can very well be, "Alien 5, gay impotent alien meets earth born female in outer space.". Or better yet "Casanova 3. The story about a headache that wouldn't go away and forces him into abstinence, while his new maid tries to find a cure.".

... I think I should better stop it right there...

I've been ... expecting you

Without further ado, I present you the newest member of the command center. Coupled with the internetz it goes a long way. I'll let everyone figure it out from the pic.

(Hint: It's the one on the right...)

Back from ... Paradise

Well, yes, it's been about 3 months since my last post, and I feel really bad about it, but unfortunately chaos got unleashed the moment we returned from a place I can only describe as ... well ... Paradise!

Chillin' on a very beautiful island with secluded beaches which we were able to enjoy all by ourselves really is as wonderful as it sounds. It was a breathtaking experience at times, and I really want to do it again as soon as possible...

What I thought would be more of a shock is that I got to read a book while we were there ... a humongous book ... which I actually enjoyed. When I picked it up it said ... "Now a major movie". I went hmmmm as I can't say the only Bourne movie I saw (the first one, I think) was really that enjoyable to me. But then I said, what the heck, let's give it a try.

The more I read, the more I started to wonder if my memories concerning the movie were correct, so I though once I got back, I had to see that third movie that is supposedly based on this book. So I did, and I was kinda shocked. There is no connection whatsoever between the two, except for the character's name. NONE WHAT SO EVER!

Aw, well, enough about that... I'll end here with another glimpse of the Island... peace!

Monday, September 1, 2008


I liked this movie! What can I say? I'm a sucker for musicals. Even if the people in them can't sing squat... Poor Pete Brosnan ... Whoever thought he should really sing should get a Brosnian punch in the buttocks.
And the younger protagonists ... Oh boy, talk about annoying brats. Take that guy Sky. What the heck's is up with that stupid necklace of his? And take the bride. I have one small piece of advice for you, young lady: Xanax rules!

So, who was your favorite father? The irresponsible one, the gay one, or the perfect macho male super successful architect who loves her like no other ever could? Decisions, decisions ...

Oh, yeah .. I almost forgot. Greek men are gay. Period.

Friday, August 29, 2008


Don't try this at home ...

Thursday, August 28, 2008

I feel your Pain ...

... pure genius ... for all you developing brothers out there ...


OMG, They took the X out of X-Files

I was in shock the other night. Went to see X-Files and instead got some weird kind of gore fest Hostel 3. It was bad ... BAD bad. No aliens, no nothing... only a minor paranormal happening... MINOR. Oh, yeah and a couple of chopped body parts lying around, and a couple of dead headless bodies floating around, and a couple of gross operation scenes with a live head being saw onto another body ... like YUCK, WHAT THE HECK, MAN?

I can't believe they killed Scully and Mulder like this ... I want to believe who made this movie is not a moron ... but I just ... CAN'T!

Friday, August 22, 2008

Paris vs London vs Venice

Following up to last year in terms of travel didn't seem to be an easy task as this year began, as last year was a record for us with Rome, Paris, USA, Turkey and I'm pretty sure I'm forgetting something over there... This year turned out to be quite a good year after all with Paris (yes, again and again), London and Venice so far, Greece (a remote and secret location) coming up this September. I'll just post a couple of pics and say this: Paris almost lost my favorite city position ... almost...

No surprises over here ... the weather sucked big time!

OMG, the crowds were overwhelming ...

Loved it, loved it, loved it ...

I plan to get back with detailed posts ...

Don't hate da Pimp'

I really like this one. Daft Punk is da' shieet! ... don't hate da Pimp', after all this remix kicks major buttocks...

UPDATE: apparently I'm sooo out of date ... it's very old ... but still cool ...

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

childhood goodies ...

After reading this post I got all excited about our childhood cartoons ... But, these were not really my favorite ones, as I was then, as I am now, not a girl. So here is my boys-y version compilation (first one gave me the bumps):

Word is they're making a Voltron movie ... wheeee ....

The Worst Movie in the World

While waiting in anticipation for what a bunch of IMDB geeks considered to be THE BEST MOVIE OF ALL TIME, I stumbled into what is definitely the worst movie ever to hit my brain. It's all a bit ironic as I considered the worst movie of all time Batman&Robin, followed closely by Batman Forever. But none of these movies can match .... (drums) ... Battlefield Earth.

I don't even know where to start with this ... thing. But I sure know where to end. After all hope was lost, the crappy effects, disastrous directing and abominable music killed about 57% of my brain activity, and about 1h after Andreea went to sleep because she couldn't take no more, it all went surprisingly further downhill when men dressed in animal fur, who were using spears and arrows, learned to fly state of the art modern day JET FIGHTERS all by themselves. ALL BY THEM SELVES!!!! MEN DRESSED IN ANIMAL FUR!!! JET FIGHTERS FOR CRYING OUT LOUD!!!

Oh boy ... if ANYONE, ANYTIME, ANYPLACE, ANYTHING gives you the "opportunity" to see this ... thing ... run! RUN FOR YOUR LIFE!

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Fat Panda learns Kung Fu in less than 1 Day ...

Now here's a tip for fat people who wanna learn how to somersault back flip triple roundhouse jump kick: Imagine you'll be awarded the prize of eating 3 dozen triplehamcheeseeggburgers if you succeed. If that doesn't do the trick just buy the triplehamcheeseeggburgers and while looking at them from a distance try again ... and again ... and ... ah, whatever just eat the damn burgers and get it over with. Just because the panda did it sure as heck doesn't mean you will ...

Gee ... way to go fat panda ... now that's a self esteem booster for the fatties...

Fantastic 4

Well, more fantastic than the Fantastic 4 themselves is what happens today ... It's our 4th anniversary of marriage and I'm pumped up with this occasion. We did some pre-celebrating in Venice as you can see in the pic and I'll blog about that later on because it was well worth talking about.

HURRAY again !
Big Kisses ... hearts ... big red hearts ...

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Pot just got old!

Since I've never had a thing for hallucinogenic experiences I've never lived such sensations, so I can only imagine this is what pot is like ... but I bet this has much more kick to it!

In case you didn't already figure this out I'm not talking about any new drugoholic new coctail. It's a movie ... they say ... It's ... THIS :

Just try looking at the pic for more than 3 seconds and then imagine looking at it on a huge screen for two hours and a half ...

Now that's some serious s#|t!

TinMan gets the Job done!

In an unbelievable turn of events, a movie finally appeared and managed to entertain, just like a superhero action movie should.
Yup, TinMan has done it, when hopes for a decent popcorn superhero movie almost went away. He shot lasers and missiles, flew (almost) into outer space and battled what witnesses described to be "a giant robot monster". I declare it to be the best superhero movie ... yet...

And in perfect Hollywood style for the sequel they decided to change the writer for the script ... way to go, morons!

...wishful thinking

I hate bears ... When the weather is wicked, they go hide in their cave and suck their thumbs (both hands and feet, I presume) without a care in the world ... dreaming about giant beehives filled with honey ... pumped with honey ... sweet and yellow honey ... and another thumb they suck ...

Ignorance is bliss ...

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

We have arrived on to the Future

I haven't blogged in a while cause I got some nasty stuff going on, but I could not help blogging about this one ...



Friday, January 18, 2008

I, Legend

Legend says it's actually quite stupid to have alternate endings for a movie ... Let me explain:
- Dude, did you finally get to see Legend on DVD? It's so bad the guy died ...
- Uhm ... wait ... did you say he died? He walks away, dude ... With the chick!
- Duuude ... you pressed the wrong button on the freakin' DVD remote ...
- Damn! I was actually kinda wishing he died in the end ...
- Yeah ... I was kinda wishing he stayed with the chick ...
Chaos continues ...

Friday, January 11, 2008

Predator is in on IT !!!

Like, OMG, I can't believe my eyes ... Predator decided to get rid of the evidence !!! He got rid of the body, the alien who did it, and the pool where the fore mentioned alien took a pee. And then, he decided to kill the witnesses !!
In case you didn't notice I kinda spoiled the end of the movie with that pic. But, that's not really a problem since the OFFICIAL trailer reveals even more about the movie's quite obvious ending.
Help me out here, I really can't figure this one out ... What is up with that STUPID Predalien? It looks like barf and has this incredibly stupid ability to pregnate already pregnant women with lots and lots of tiny aliens ... like ... wtf? Is this the same guy how came up with Species ... 5 ... ?

There's a very simple word to sum up this movie ... It's CHEAP. All in all my headache went away ...

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Headache of the Day

I don't know how or why things turn up this way, but it seems that it's quite normal to get a headache everyday because of something. These days I am getting major headaches over an Oracle project I just started working on. In case you miss a good old headache I recommend with all my heart going through some good old Oracle documentation.

I really really hope I'll loose it later tonight when I'll go see Predator blowing Alien's tail to billions of pieces.

Long live the headache ... argh...

Thursday, January 3, 2008

it's WINTER time

Uhm yep ... that's our CAR ... somewhere over there ... somewhere UNDER there ... Apparently winter has decided at some point yesterday to visit, and it came alright... Thank God for the Tank, or we wouldn't have been able to get to work ... hmmmm ... come to think of it, I'm not so happy about it after all... But, since we did get to work, I took a pic from here also, here it is ...

Bad Luck, Chuck

I think this is probably the most idiotic movie I've seen in a long LOOONG time ... so of course it was GREAT! It's so full of lame sex jokes that I think it actually works ... And we finally get to see Jessica Alba stop acting as if she were intelligent.

B Movie

I like Seinfeld ... a lot actually ... so I can say I was a tiny disappointed by his latest. It was funny ... a few times. I am eagerly awaiting his next movie with the cows ...


Well ... here it is ... first post for 008. It sure has been an interesting 007, I think I may have a record here with 70 posts for the last year... hurray ... I think ...In the meantime winter has arrived, I'll post some pics later on ...

Have a very nice 008!