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Explains the Blog Name

Your Love Song Is Sitting, Waiting, Wishing

by Jack Johnson

"Maybe you've been through this before
But it's my first time so please ignore
The next few lines cause they're directed at you
I can't always be waiting, waiting on you
I can't always be playing, playing your fool"

You've been waiting for love, and you're not going to wait any longer!
What Love Song Are You? Blogthings: Waste Time at Work!

127 Hours, or 5 Days

I heard about 127 Hours a few months before it was released. Heard it was a true story, heard that the director is Danny Boyle, and heard that the lead is James Franco.

What a movie this turned out to be.

First, it's not a movie. It's a storytelling type of film. So, don't go in the cinema hall expecting to be entertained. There's a lesson to be learned here, quite a few. The best one is that if you have the will to live, you would survive anything. And after all that Aron Ralston has been through, he could. He really could. I salute the guy for being tough throughout his life test. I would have just died right there.

Second, this should have gotten Danny Boyle an Oscar nomination for direction, but sadly no. I personally felt the film was well shot. It immerses you into the film, and into Aron's situation. I admire his style of filmmaking, where he focuses on details and emotions. The screenwrite is as good as the film. The way it's written makes you feel for …

Glamour, Glitter, Burlesque

I watched the movie for Christina Aguilera and Cam Gigandet, but I got a whole lot more. .

Sure, the '11 Golden Globes nominations for Burlesque is unexpected and (some say) silly, but I say, it's a perfectly good musical movie which is not award-baiting and is full of fun.

Cher return to the big screen, Botox and all. She sang 2 songs in this, and one of 'em won the Best Original Song at this year's Globes. The song is indeed great, but her face hardly has any expression. Still OK, I guess. As for Christina Aguilera (her debut film!), quite OK in acting. Her best asset is still her voice, and she did some wonderful singing in this. If you think Bionic is bad, then check out the soundtrack for this. All hope is not lost.

Guys, if your girlfriends drag you to this, no worries. There's lots of pretty girls in itsy-bitsy clothing as your eye candy while your girl enjoys the girliness of the movie.

Everything else is somewhat predictable. It's somewhat a cross betw…

The Killer Road to Perfection

I like movies. Some are amazing, some are good, some are bad, some are so bad that it's good, and some are so good it's amazing. I'm no movie reviewer, but I like to comment on movies.

The first movie I watched this year is a psycho-thriller Black Swan, and I have to say it was good. Very, very good.

I don't know much about ballet, but I know that a dancer uses his or her body movement to show feelings and expressions. So I guess that's what ballet dancer do.

Anyway, the uber-best thing about this movie is the score. It was so good, that at the first piano note, I have decided to go and download the score online. True, it was adapted from Tchaikovsky, but it was a good adaptation. Sad thing, it's not eligible for an Oscar.

Natalie Portman embraced her role perfectly. Her dancing seems a bit stiff, she wasn't as fluid as Mila Kunis, but a very good performance nonetheless. As for Mila Kunis, I haven't seen her around much (either that or I don't noti…

Sleep Alone

Being alone is not bad.

Or is it?

I came in to class today at 8 a.m. No one was there yet. Weird, since class starts at 8 a.m. The lecturer was already there, scribbling on the whiteboard. As I took my seat, my coursemates filed in.

Then, I noticed something.

No one even noticed me sitting there. either that or I smell funny.

Then came this feeling that although I have friends here, I don't have true, true friends. I don't have, at least not much, ture friends who would spend time listening to me. I, however, is readily available to listen to anyone who wants to talk to me. Maybe I'm a good listener, but I'm hoping for too much in return.

I hope I leave the world early. I can't afford to be nice to everyone but still be invisible at the same time.

I guess being alone is not so much of a good thing. Sure, you get time to do things for yourself, but it makes you think of how your life would end. Will you be alone, or will there be people crying at your bedside when …

The 'Self-Healing' Playlist

Jumping to Edges and Conclusions

So I jumped to conclusions.

That's a bad thing. Maybe that's why one of my friends is seemingly avoiding me. Two, actually.

I don't know. Maybe I think too much about this.

I skipped my aerobics class yesterday. Still too confused with my emotions to listen to instructions. Instead, I stayed indoors, turned on The Vampire Diaries and did some colouring for an online contest.

I guess now I understand why they say an emotional problem is something no one can cure. Even I myself can't cure mine.

I don't know what's going on with me. I could blame it on hormones, I could blame it on my surroundings, I can even blame it on the alcohol (but I won't; I'm sober).

*sigh* Hopefully they would show up tomorrow. I need to apologize.

If you're reading this ... am I too late to apologize?

Too Good Not To Post

The 'Unstable Emotions' Playlist

Staring At The Mess I Made

Should've held my ground I could've been redeemed For every second chance That changed its mind on me I should've spoken up I should've proudly claimed That my head's to blame For all my heart's mistakes
I'm staring at the mess I made As you turn, you take your heart and walk away

Pavements That I Am Chasing

You try hard to impress someone, but then you realise you're not trying hard enough. Well, at least, not hard enough for that one person to notice.

I guess it's all my fault that today wasn't as smooth sailing as I thought it would be. Given I've never been on a date before, so I don't know how these things work. Then again, I can say I've watched enough movies to know. Then again again, it's all scripted.

I made the reservations late, we came for it late, and the night didn't end with a high note. Not that kind of note, whatever you're thinking right now :P

As wise men say, only fools rush into love. I can say I'm a fool, fool for you.

I can't really say it's love. At least, not right now. I'm not sure there's mutual connection between us. Sure, there are some things in common. But I don't really see this going anywhere. We're from different lifestyles, somewhat like that human and sparkly vampire love story.

So, yeah, …

La Saint-Valentin

It's my favourite holiday of all, besides Christmas. Mainly because ... I'm a hopeless romantic :P

Anyway, tomorrow is Valentine's Day, and I thought of posting up some song selections to add to your playlist. This year (not sure if I posted anything last year), the songs goes through almost all genres, as well as 4 separate lists.

I'm not sure if I'm heading out anywhere tomorrow, but for sure I ain't getting any chocolates for myself. I don't need that extra sugar in my system  .. at least, for myself, no. If someone gets em for me, hell yeah ;) Besides, you know how pathetic is it for a guy to get himself chocolates for V-Day? Very.

Anyway, here's my playlist.

For the heartbroken
Duffy - Rain on My Parade Pixie Lott - Can't Make This Over The Rasmus - The One I Love U2 - With or Without You Jack Johnson - Sitting, Waiting, Wishing Paramore - Decode Bruno Mars - Grenade Adele - Someone Like You All Time Low - Toxic Valentine Lady Gaga - Telephone Fergie - Bi…