Archive for January, 2011

Back To The Recap…

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

This recap wasn’t suitable for (where I write, plug plug) as a recap, so I reworked it into a movie review. If you want to read that also, then it’s here. I may also have linked to it in a previous post. Most of this article is created from memory so it won’t be as good as before. Having said that, enjoy!

Back To The Future was re-released at cinemas for a brief period at the beginning of October, so I got my ass down there at 88 MPH to see it on the big screen (a new experience for me). Even though I’ve seen it more times than I can remember at home, it definitely gained something on the big screen, at least for a newbie.

Many of the better moments were enhanced on the big screen with surround sound, and the sound of the Delorean itself was one of the most wonderful sounds of the movie. And of course, the blatant product placement for Pepsi works well when you’re already drinking some. If they re-release number 2, they should do special Pepsi bottles at the cinema to tie in with it.

However, the absolute best thing about seeing it in glorious cinema-sized action is that you get to see the love that Back To The Future has gained in our culture. I can’t say that it was a packed screen when we went, but at the end of the film the two guys in front stood up and applauded the film. And everybody joined in. If you can do this in any way, I urge you to go and see this movie on the big screen, where it truly excels.


Happy New Year all!

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Okay, this is the first time I’ve updated this thing in about two-three months. Since last we spoke, I’ve published several articles with, which I’m not going to bother to reproduce here. Instead, here’s a link to my author page, which you can archive binge to your heart’s content!

Since last I blogged, I’ve passed my one year Blogiversary and had a temporary seasonal job at Legoland, which was pretty interesting. I learned a bit about retail and other such shortcuts. Feeling like a worker was one of the most satisfying experiences I’ve ever had, although I had a pretty bad last day. Meh, all shall hopefully be repeated soon, depends if I want to resume working for them.

Oh, got a couple of milestones to write about today. 1) I am now 20! Woot! Etc! 2) This is my 100th Blog Post here, which is something to celebrate. I would celebrate my 20th, but I don’t feel very much different. Birthdays are overrated (except the actual celebration part). And also, as the title says, Happy New Year! It should be an interesting year, and if the Mayans were right (which they’re not and anyway it’s a misconception) we’re one year closer to the world ending. Hooray…

Anyway, I’ve missed you all (my cabal of loyal readers, and hopefully this will mark my return to regular blogging. My next planned blog is a recap of my experience re-watching Back To The Future. See you all soon!