Friday, May 20, 2005

Something to do if I had an I-pod

50 things to do with your I-pod
Latest XMEN movie news: Kelsey Grammer is The Beast!

If you think about it, the beast talks like Frasier ^_^

Good match!

Oh and Frank Gorshin was nominated for an emmy for his portrayal of the Riddler ^_^

Thursday, May 19, 2005

Riddle Me This...

Just read in some comic blog about the death of Frank Gorshin, the actor who played The Riddler in the classic Batman and Robin live-action TV series (Adam West and Burt Ward--Bif! Bam! Pow!)

He made the Riddler great. Here's to his final riddle.

Sunday, May 15, 2005

Small anecdote about the benefit of the new DnD minis

this is taken from a fan based forum post:

I love my DnD minis. They are so cool. And having the right mini to use in an encounter takes a load off the descriptions.

In a recent session, I placed half a dozen grimlocks around the party and said "You are surrounded." One player says, "Yeah, but what do they look like?" I reply, "They look exactly like that."

Mmmm, the benefit of minis.

Player's response was to pick up a mini, read the base, and say, "We're surrounded by grimlocks."

minis has brought a whole new dimesion to gaming. yes i'm hooked. =P
Hmm...lets see...what's new with me...

Oh yeah asides from getting my brand new passport...I have a driver's license na! Woot! ^_^

All i need now is a car. (although Tin seems to be a bit hesitant about taking a joy ride with me hehe--such faith =P)

oh and I got the Dungeons and Dragons Miniatures starter (it's cool!!!)

kick ass minis. perfect for campaigns and mini games.

Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Some Donnie Darko news: (spotlight on the director)

DONNIE DARKO is one of those ultimate cult movies, but it looks like autuer Richard Kelly will be surpassing it with his next one, SOUTHLAND TALES, a sci-fi musical comedy mystery whatnot. It stars The Rock, Seann William Scott and Sarah Michelle Gellar as...well, here's the plot summary:

SOUTHLAND TALES is an ensemble piece set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Johnson will star as Boxer Santaros, an action star stricken with amnesia whose life intertwines with Krysta Now (Gellar), an adult film star developing her own reality television project and David Clark (Scott), a Hermosa Beach police officer who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

The cast also includes Janeane Garofalo, Jason Lee, Amy Poehler and Kevin Smith, while Moby and Trent Reznor will compose the score, according to reports.

But here's where the comics come in.

Besides the feature film, plans are underway for an expanded version of Southland Tales including a a nine-part interactive experience with the prequel saga to be published as six separate 100 page graphic novels, each written by Kelly. The graphic novels will be released over a six month period early next year leading up to the film's release with the feature film comprised of the story's final three chapters. The aforementioned official website will continue to be updated, with hopes of making it one of the largest and most elaborate ever designed for a feature film. According to Kelly, "the graphic novels will work in tandem with the website, creating a more epic multimedia experience for those interested in taking the plunge."

The website is live now, where you can read the titles of the graphic novels there -- stuff like "Two Road Convergeds" and "The Mechanicals." The site is indeed a vast and puzzling edifice, like a giant silver bunny. It also crashed Firefox quite handily.

I got that from a comic blog hehe

Sunday, May 01, 2005

Time Zone!

I got a new team and a new sked at work-- I start out at 7:30pm now--go home by 4:30am-- that's a big shift for my bio-clock. Bleh--still getting used to it.


Might also mean fewer time to spend with Tin-- that's not good. (Yes I'm addicted to my girlfriend like a crackfiend)

Hmm...comparing your future wife to crack cocaine...something wrong with that image haha!
Carding has a friggin movie out!

Yeah--co-produced and edited by Carding--it has a horribly long title (check out Pia's blog for the poster and title details)

Like most independent films it's not limited or hampered by concern for the audience in terms of onscreen violence, depictions of sex and other controversial topics you rarely encounter in a local commercial film. At least 2 scenes with guys doing it, gory bloody beatups ala Fightclub, and people cursing in almost every sentence--definitely not a film for your grandmother.

Storywise--its ok. Not great, so-so actually. It's like Shock Rock--more flash than bang.