風雲決 Storm Riders 2008

Storm Riders, my favorite comic series from Hong Kong, has officially set foot across the entire spectrum of the entertainment industry by having released an animated movie – ??? (Storm Riders 2008). I wouldn’t call it a great movie.  The plot is sloppy (which is the norm for movies), and the voice actors don’t quite

Beijing Olympics 2008-08-08

Just watched the Olympics opening ceremony at Hong’s neighbor’s house, and got two words to describe it.  Freaking awesome.  The compliment goes to the performances, the spirit, and the neighbor’s gigantic HDTV. It was truly fantastic.  Not sure whether the powerful choreography, the flashy technology, or the enormous budget was more impressive, but I was

Medieval Kings Chess II

During the past month, I spent most of my subway rides playing the Medieval Kings Chess II on my Blackberry.  There are five difficulty levels: King Author (Beginner) Frederick II (Easy) Charlemagne (Medium) S. Mehmed II (Hard) Will the Conq. (Very Hard) Gengis Khan (Master) Since I never really touched chess after high school, the “easy”

PS3 & Dynasty Warriors 6

A few weeks ago, I got a Playstaion 3.  This is my first current-generation video game console in 12 years.  Compared to my PS2 Slim, it’s a monsterous beast. After buying my PS2 last summer and Dreamcast near the end of college, I had no patience to wait for a second-hand PS3 in the PS4 era.  It’s

Wall-E

Wall-E is yet another cute & hilarious Disney-Pixar masterpiece, and its storyline is one of the very best so far – on par with Finding Nemo and the two Toy Story classics. I saw this with Phil and Julia over the opening weekend.  Coming out of the theater, I was speechless.  So I dragged Hong to see