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Hindi Ako Natuwa Na Ka-DATE si Wonder Woman.

Hindi ko na-enjoy ka-date si Wonder Woman. Marami siyang red flags at nakaka-off yung ibang mga katangian niya. I have high hopes for this girl, pero nabigo ako.

Ka-date ko si Wonder Woman nung Thursday eh. June 1, first screening ng movie across the globe. Sa Glorietta 4 Cinema 3 ako nanood.

Ang usapan namin, 7pm. Ang problema, hindi ako nagising on time. Actually, 7:09 pm na ako nakabangon. So late na ako. Nagmadali na lang ako sa paliligo at pagbibihis para maabutan ko siya. Lagot na ako neto. Wala pa naman cellphone si Wonder Woman. Hindi siya marunong magtext. Patay na talaga.

Pero mali ang akala ko. Hindi man lang nagalit sa akin si Wonder Woman.

di nakaka enjoy ka-date si Wonder Woman

di nakaka enjoy ka-date si Wonder Woman

Mahilig manlatigo si Wonder Woman. Hindi ka makipagsinungaling sa kanya.

Mahilig manlatigo si Wonder Woman. Hindi ka makipagsinungaling sa kanya.

Hindi rin siya marunong tumingin ng oras. Hindi siya naniniwala sa orasan. Ewan ko, pero feeling ko, first time lang niya makakita ng relo. Ang sabi pa nga niya sakin, “You let that stupid item tell you when to do things? Do you have no balls to do what you want?”

Na-off ako dun. Taga-isla ata itong si Wonder Woman. Walang alam.

Isa pa, wala na siyang nabanggit kundi si Aries. Ewan ko, pero, mukhang mainit ata ang dugo ni Wonder Woman sa ex niya. O baka ang tito mo na si Aries, nangutang sa kanya at hindi nagbayad.

Papatayin daw niya si Aries. Pag nagawa niya daw yun, magiging ok na ang lahat.

Hindi pa ata nakaka move on si Wonder Woman sa ex niya. Ayoko sa ganyan. Baka maging panakip butas ko.

Hindi rin kumakain tong si Wonder Woman. Ang hilig pa sumigaw, tumakbo, makipag-bungguan sa mga strangers at manlatigo ng hita. Buti na lang maganda siya at hindi siya gaano pinapatulan. Pero pag nakaharap siguro siya ng katapat niya, hindi ko siya kaya protektahan.

Nung natapos yung date namin, napansin ko siya na naglabas ng laptop at nag-email sa isa pa niyang boylet na pangalan ay Bruce. Player talaga tong si Wonder Woman. Ayoko sa player.

Reserved at defensive si Wonder Woman

Reserved at defensive si Wonder Woman

always galit sa ex niya na si Aries tong si Wonder Woman

always galit sa ex niya na si Aries tong si Wonder Woman

Kabisado Mo Ba Mga Robot Ng Power Rangers?

Alam mo yung Power Rangers? Yung American version ng Bioman at Mask Man.

Cute sila makipaglaban di ba? Parang sumasayaw lang. Yung concept ng choreographed fighting, na eventually ay dinala sa Star Wars fight scenes, sa Power Rangers hango yun. Promise! Di ako sure, imbento ko lang.

Dati, gusto ko maging power ranger. Gusto ko sumakay sa robot na kambing. Yun ang robot ni Blue di ba? May sungay kasi…

Sabi yun ng kapitbahay namin, hindi ko na binasag trip niya – kahit na alam natin na triceretops ang robot ni Blue, at hindi kambing.

Sa sobrang dami nang Power Rangers, hindi ko na sila nasundan. Ang alam ko lang kasi e yung original na Power Rangers na mga adik. Sabi kasi nila, it’s MORPHINE TIME!

Bahala na nga kayo. Basta, paglabas ng Power Rangers movie sa sinehan, pupunta ako dun. Magko-cosplay ako na Oke-Rampa.

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STRENGTH OF SELFLESS TEENS IGNITE IN “POWER RANGERS” MOVIE

Based on the unendingly popular legend of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comes the rollicking, action-packed modern chronicle of how the famed color-coded crew of teen warriors first transformed from a band of small-town outcasts into a united team of mighty superheroes in the new “Power Rangers” movie. Continue reading

Kung Ok Ang Lahat, May Dapat Pa Ba Ayusin?

Na-experience ko na yung steady, yun bang everything is going alright. Planado ang buhay, may direksyon ang bawat galaw, walang problema, at paaulit-ulit ang bawat araw.

Masaya yung  ganitong sitwasyon. Sigurado na kasi ako sa mangyayari sa akin. Pag sinunod ko ang plano, makukuha ko ang goals ko. Sure yun.

Kaso, hindi ba nakakabagot? Boring? Wala nang thrill. Hindi na ako mahihirapan.

Hinahanap-hanap ng katawan ko ang adrenaline rush. Parang gusto ko mag-try ng new things. Gusto ko, iba naman ang gagawin ko.

When was the last thing you did something for the first time?

To break my cycle, ginulo ko ng onti ang buhay ko. Ito mga ginawa ko since yesterday:

  • Bumili ng bagong parts ng PC. My new rig’s name is CUPID, dahil binuo ko siya ng Valentines 2017.
  • Gumawa ako ng FB event na kalokohan lang. Good luck!
  • Bumili ako ng TV para sa bahay. Regalo ko  na yun ke mommy. Taun-taon na lang kasing bouquet of flowers ang regalo ko sa kanya e.

I am happy with these changes, kahit magastos. I know they are not very adventurous, pero kailangan mong ayusin ang maayos na di ba? Lalo pa’t nararamdaman mo na stagnant na.

Improve improve din guys pag may time.

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TERRIFYING CINEMATIC SPA EXPERIENCE IN “A CURE FOR WELLNESS”

A superb storyteller and a master of pacing, director Gore Verbinski, along with an impressive cast that includes Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth and Jason Isaacs creates an unsettling, ominous atmosphere throughout “A Cure for Wellness”, immersing the audience in the world of the spa, where nothing is clear or straightforward.

When Lockhart (DeHaan) arrives at Volmer’s (Isaacs) sanitarium, he assumes that his mission will be simple: he will talk to Pembroke, his boss, and persuade him to come back to New York. But Pembroke doesn’t want to leave. Nobody leaves. As the plot unfolds, we experience Lockhart’s mounting anxiety. In danger of losing his sanity, whom can he trust? Lockhart agrees to undergo a course of treatment administered by the doctor and his team after his accident going back without Pembroke. Lockhart becomes friendly with Hannah (Goth) and together they set about uncovering the menacing secrets of the institute and its history. Far younger than the other patients, Hannah has spent her whole life at the Volmer Institute. Dr. Volmer takes care of her and she has minimal knowledge of the outside world.

 

dane dehaan stars in A CURE FOR WELLNESS

dane dehaan stars in A CURE FOR WELLNESS

Jason Isaacs in A CURE FOR WELLNESS

Jason Isaacs in A CURE FOR WELLNESS

“When we’re first introduced to Hannah, she comes across as this extremely naive and sheltered young woman,” says Goth about her character. “She’s never been encouraged or felt the need to question what it is that Volmer or the sanitarium represents. And I think that’s because she has this remarkable ability to see the good and the beauty in all things. On one level, it really is a father and daughter relationship between Hannah and Volmer, and there is a lot of deep love and respect there. She has come to love and depend on her jailer,” says Goth, elaborating on the complex relationship between Hannah and Volmer.

Dr. Volmer’s lifesaving ‘cure’ involves supposedly ‘healing water’ at the spa, which he utilizes for his highly unconventional approach to medicine. There are fascinating allusions to European mineral spas with their emphasis on cleansing, rejuvenation and revitalization. As the audience will soon discover, Dr. Volmer’s bizarre experimental therapies have a very different focus from the healing baths at the European spas. The audience is right there with Lockhart as he endures the treatments that will allegedly heal him of his condition.

What exactly are those treatments? “Without giving too much away, there are a lot of eels involved! There is a sensory deprivation chamber; there is some pretty intense dental work! I truly get tortured throughout the movie,” laughs DeHaan who had several sessions in an isolation tank. “First I was in the tank, and then I was in the dentist chair. I call it my week of torture. That’s a week I’ll never forget. It’s supposed to be scary and it was scary!”

Blue Lagoon, Iceland

Blue Lagoon, Iceland

A CURE FOR WELLNESS_mia goth

A CURE FOR WELLNESS_mia goth

According to Verbinski, it’s not just the patients who are experiencing Dr. Volmer’s cure. The film is so immersive that audience members almost feel as though they are enduring the treatment along with the protagonist. “What’s nice is that we’re perpetrating crimes upon the audience,” says Verbinski. “There’s a treatment that is happening to Lockhart and you are observing what is happening to him with the treatment, with the experiments at the sanitarium. But the question is: who is the patient? Is the patient Lockhart or is it the audience? That’s what fascinates me about this genre; we’re taking people into a darkened room and performing a psychological experiment on them. I’ve set out to analyze the moviegoer; I wanted to ‘diagnose’ the audience and then offer a cure. And we’re giving them a good story to keep them involved.”

A red-filled R-rated (R-16) Valentine’s date movie, “A Cure for Wellness” opens February 15 in cinemas nationwide from 20th Century Fox to be distributed by Warner Bros.“When we’re first introduced to Hannah, she comes across as this extremely naive and sheltered young woman,” says Goth about her character. “She’s never been encouraged or felt the need to question what it is that Volmer or the sanitarium represents. And I think that’s because she has this remarkable ability to see the good and the beauty in all things. On one level, it really is a father and daughter relationship between Hannah and Volmer, and there is a lot of deep love and respect there. She has come to love and depend on her jailer,” says Goth, elaborating on the complex relationship between Hannah and Volmer.

dane dehaan in A CURE FOR WELLNESS-

dane dehaan in A CURE FOR WELLNESS-

dane dehaan in A CURE FOR WELLNESS_

dane dehaan in A CURE FOR WELLNESS_

Dr. Volmer’s lifesaving ‘cure’ involves supposedly ‘healing water’ at the spa, which he utilizes for his highly unconventional approach to medicine. There are fascinating allusions to European mineral spas with their emphasis on cleansing, rejuvenation and revitalization. As the audience will soon discover, Dr. Volmer’s bizarre experimental therapies have a very different focus from the healing baths at the European spas. The audience is right there with Lockhart as he endures the treatments that will allegedly heal him of his condition.

What exactly are those treatments? “Without giving too much away, there are a lot of eels involved! There is a sensory deprivation chamber; there is some pretty intense dental work! I truly get tortured throughout the movie,” laughs DeHaan who had several sessions in an isolation tank. “First I was in the tank, and then I was in the dentist chair. I call it my week of torture. That’s a week I’ll never forget. It’s supposed to be scary and it was scary!”

According to Verbinski, it’s not just the patients who are experiencing Dr. Volmer’s cure. The film is so immersive that audience members almost feel as though they are enduring the treatment along with the protagonist. “What’s nice is that we’re perpetrating crimes upon the audience,” says Verbinski. “There’s a treatment that is happening to Lockhart and you are observing what is happening to him with the treatment, with the experiments at the sanitarium. But the question is: who is the patient? Is the patient Lockhart or is it the audience? That’s what fascinates me about this genre; we’re taking people into a darkened room and performing a psychological experiment on them. I’ve set out to analyze the moviegoer; I wanted to ‘diagnose’ the audience and then offer a cure. And we’re giving them a good story to keep them involved.”

A red-filled R-rated (R-16) Valentine’s date movie, “A Cure for Wellness” opens February 15 in cinemas nationwide from 20th Century Fox to be distributed by Warner Bros.

Fall In Love With An Alien This February 2017

Marami akong naririnig na mga kaso ng LDR – or long distance relationship. Ito yung mga mag-jowa na magkalayo ng tirahan, ng work, o ng school. Dahil hindi sila nagkikita madalas, nagkakaroon ng gap.

Sa totoo lang, hindi naman reason ang LDR para hindi mag-work out ang relasyon ninyo.

Mapupunuan ito ng scheduled meetings, effort, gifts through online stores, food delivery. Pwede din gawan ng paraan ang date gamit ang Live chat. Pwede kayo kumain ng sabay, actually.

Palusot lang ang LDR para sa mga taong hindi marunong umeffort.

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Two of the fastest rising stars in the millennial era, Britt Robertson and Asa Butterfield who starred in blockbuster movies “Tomorrowland” and “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” respectively, team up for the latest out of this world adventure in “The Space Between Us.”

 

“The Space Between Us” is an interplanetary adventure that rockets off when a space shuttle embarks on the first mission to colonize Mars, only to discover after takeoff that one of the astronauts is pregnant. Shortly after landing, she dies from complications while giving birth to the first human born on the red planet – never revealing who the father is.

Tulsa (Britt Robertson) rides with Gardner (Asa Butterfield) on her motorcycle

Tulsa (Britt Robertson) rides with Gardner (Asa Butterfield) on her motorcycle

Thus begins the extraordinary life of Gardner Elliot (Butterfield) – an inquisitive, highly intelligent boy who reaches the age of 16 having only met 14 people in his very unconventional upbringing. While searching for clues about his father, and the home planet he’s never known, Gardner begins an online friendship with a street smart girl in Colorado named Tulsa (Robertson).


When he finally gets a chance to go to Earth, he’s eager to experience all of the wonders he could only read about on Mars – from the most simple to the extraordinary. But once his explorations begin, scientists discover that Gardner’s organs can’t withstand Earth’s atmosphere. Eager to find his father, Gardner escapes the team of scientists and joins with Tulsa on a race against time to unravel the mysteries of how he came to be, and where he belongs in the universe.

“The Space Between Us” opens February 1 in cinemas from Pioneer Films.