Monthly Archives: August 2016

Oldeuboi

After I was done with my evening class, I returned home and watched the DVD of “Oldboy.”  It was different from most Asian movies I’ve seen, coming from South Korea.  Its main character was named Dae-su, who brought to mind … Continue reading

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Faa yeung nin wa

I watched “In the Mood for Love,” the movie directed by Kar-wai Wong.  It took place in Hong Kong in 1962, and it shows two couples living close to each other in a house.  One wife Su and one husband … Continue reading

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A.I. Artificial Intelligence

I watched Steven Spielberg’s “A.I. Artificial Intelligence.”  I thought that the first hour was some of the most interesting work I’ve seen from Spielberg.  The kid from “The Sixth Sense” was the mechanical being, and he did a good job … Continue reading

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Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain

I went off to work and talked with someone about the best movies of the millennium.  From my phone, I got the news about the death of Gene Wilder.  It was sad to think that he had Alzheimer’s the past … Continue reading

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Blue Jasmine

I awoke and watched CBS Sunday Morning.  I watched a segment on Barbra Streisand.  She said that she hated her interview with Mike Wallace on 60 Minutes years ago.  Charles Osgood said that he was leaving the show, and his … Continue reading

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Amari Cooper’s Impressive Touchdown Catch

I watched CBS This Morning and their chef segment.  Some of Michael Chernow’s signature dishes include the Seasonal taco, Oh boy, Blistered Shishito Peppers, Curry mussels, Poke, Watermelon agua fresca, and Cucumber mint agua fresca.  I looked up the weekend’s … Continue reading

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Hell or High Water

I did my laundry and sat in the library for a while before I went to the theatre to see “Hell or High Water.”  I wouldn’t have seen it if it hadn’t been for the good reviews.  Jeff Bridges and … Continue reading

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The Kid

I got through the first week of classes and felt relieved.  I went home and watched Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid.”  It was the Criterion Collection Blu-ray release, and this edition looked clean and beautiful.  The only complaint I had about … Continue reading

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Kendall Graveman’s Strong Start and Tenth Win

I looked at the box score of Tuesday night’s game to see what I missed, and then I headed out to the Coliseum.  I saw Roberta Gonzales from KPIX entering the stadium.  I bought a raffle ticket for a quilt, … Continue reading

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Sean Manaea’s Fifth Win

It was Gene Kelly’s birthday, as he was born in 1912.  I watched a television program about him and thought about how much I liked those old musicals.  I looked through the record store and saw a used copy of … Continue reading

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