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so i'm sick and watching movies 
28th-Jan-2009 08:48 pm


I thought I was getting better, but today was rough again. Poor me!

Anyways I am sure you would just love to hear my opinions on a couple of more movies :P I watched Australia last night and I watched CJ7 today.

Australia was really fucking long. And cheesy. I'm not sure I can count all the made-it-at-the-last-moment moments. I'll admit I enjoyed it on some level, but...it's a stupid movie.

I'd rather talk about the other one! If you don't know what CJ7 is, it's the newest movie from the Hong Kong guy who made Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle. Trailer here. From the trailer it seems more like it is all about the little creature thing, but it is mostly about that adorable boy and his father. It is sooooooooooooo sweet! I loved loved loved this movie so much ^_^. I laughed and chuckled and....cried! I know I said I almost cried in Gran Torino, but this time tears were really rolling down my face. (but then again i didn't sleep at all last night and i guess i am a little extra emotionally sensitive :P)The energy and feeling is just so warm. The kid is a great actor! Wow... It waaarmed my heart and I can't wait to see it again. Maybe I will do it again tonight even ^_^

Oooooh!
Comments 
28th-Jan-2009 07:58 pm (UTC)
I like Baz L., but I hated Australia. He could not figure out and maintain a singular and precise way of telling his story. It was not juxtiposed in a way that worked, the styles did not mesh or enrich one another... they clashed. It was 2 or 3 stories when he should have focused on one, and the film was about an hour an a half too long. I was pretty disapointed in it, myself.
28th-Jan-2009 08:01 pm (UTC)
I thought the movie would end after they got to the boat. Turned out it was only half finished!
28th-Jan-2009 11:38 pm (UTC)
Presactly!


Also... I have a real problem when Villans are sneering total villans. I find them very, very boring. Poor directing choices all around.
28th-Jan-2009 08:09 pm (UTC)
mysoju.com
28th-Jan-2009 08:32 pm (UTC)
Anonymous
Stephen Chow is always funny
28th-Jan-2009 09:11 pm (UTC)
Oh man, I love his movies! I have never heard of CJ7, so thanks for the heads up! Looks really cute.
28th-Jan-2009 10:55 pm (UTC)
Happy Birthday (yes, I'm late..Sorry)

I usually don't get a flu but this year I've already catched it three times... Hope you get better soon!

I saw your pictures from Japan and I really loved them (I like the ones in the aquarium with the children)...

Do more trips and post pictures!

Note: Your user picture looks like a screenshot from "The Science of Sleep" from Michel Gondry... It's awesome!
28th-Jan-2009 11:32 pm (UTC)
Anonymous
Woah, I have to see CJ7!
I saw both Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle and those were just hilarious. (For example the old woman in Hustle.. I almost died laughing because of that character)
Thx for the recommendations! :)
29th-Jan-2009 01:10 am (UTC)
hehe i watched some of CJ7, my little cousin in China is OBSESSED with the little creature!
did you know that the kid is actually a girl? my parents told me that and i didnt believe them...
29th-Jan-2009 03:20 am (UTC)
You're still sick? You need to get better at once.
29th-Jan-2009 03:23 am (UTC) - tummy tummy ache
Anonymous
I'm worried about your health. How do you get to see CJ7? Netflix???
29th-Jan-2009 09:59 am (UTC) - sickness
Anonymous
hi, wish you the best. you`ve seen this movie? www.intothewild.com from the great sean penn. great pictures, wonderful landscapes - remembers me on your pics on flickr from norway. you have to see it!

best, friedrich
vienna
29th-Jan-2009 05:58 pm (UTC)
i love stephen chow. last movie i cried during was "after the wedding", a scandinavian movie.

1st-Feb-2009 12:57 am (UTC)
1st-Feb-2009 11:00 am (UTC) - CJ7
Anonymous
Hi markus,
I have just seen CJ7 is a beautiful film. "Jhonny?" I hate this child.
thanks for having pointed out this film.
who has not yet seen this film look.
Hi, giuseppe
1st-Feb-2009 03:38 pm (UTC)
did you know that the little boy in cj7 is actually... a girl!?
just a useless fact.
heehee.
1st-Feb-2009 08:11 pm (UTC)
you are such a softie!!!
3rd-Feb-2009 01:26 pm (UTC)
Anonymous
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Boy Meets Boy (http://vimeo.com/2926246) from kolli oster (http://vimeo.com/user1198299) on Vimeo (http://vimeo.com).

Hi! Maybe, if you have finish watching the other films...you will like this sweet one :)
Love R.
3rd-Feb-2009 11:23 pm (UTC)
peut'etre alors que tu aimera ca
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wx6LIIv0wzg

hi, f