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Saturday, May 22, 2004
Yet Another Entry Related to TROY

Paris and HelenIf you can't beat 'em, join 'em, right? Not that I was ever planning on beating anyone, especially regarding this, so... Here is, yet, another entry in another blog related to the movie Troy.

I, for one,
liked it. And not only because I love Orlando Bloom (see, I don't even like Brad Pitt/Eric Bana that much (or at all, except in Meet Joe Black)). But because it was a great movie. Nevermind that the story wasn't 100% accurate with the myth. Movies are never 100% accurate anyway, because if they were, then they'd be documentaries and not movies. And it was based on a myth, and everyone knows that myths themselves aren't 100% true either, so, for all we know, the story in the movie could actually be what really "happened".

Anyway, aside from that, I'd also just like to mention my amazement at how great, how incredible the casting was (And I'm really not just talking about Orlando Bloom). Everyone seemed
perfect for their parts--Eric Bana as Hector, Brad Pitt as Achilles, Saffron Burrows as Hector's wife (what's her name again?), and Diane Kruger as Helen. At first I thought that whoever they casted as Helen wouldn't be believable since I thought it was probably impossible
to find a woman with beauty worth 'launching a thousand ships' for, and that whoever they casted, no matter how beautiful she was, wouldn't be beautiful enough. But when I saw Diane Kruger in costume, I didn't take too long to convince that the story was plausible, so... Great job on whoever did the casting of the movie (I guess I should've paid more attention to that).

And the rest--dialogue, special effects, plot, soundtrack, props, etc. were all really cool too. Especially Orlando Bloom. Oh, wait, that's still with regards to the cast. Oh, well, I couldn't resist. :P

Posted at 04:12 by miriyammqx

shiro
June 10, 2005   09:11 AM PDT
 
ida... Hector's wife is Andromache.

and you totally missed the great performances by Odysseus (Sean Bean) and Priam (Peter O'Toole).

hee.
Angelee
July 31, 2004   09:28 PM PDT
 
I liked the movie whatsoever and I am also AN ORLANDO BLOOM FAN but when I repeated to watched the movie 2 times I loved eric Bana He was awesomely awesome!
zee rocks
May 24, 2004   11:53 AM PDT
 
astig picture!! gwapoooo!!!
Rapunzel
May 22, 2004   09:18 AM PDT
 
hector's wife is Andromache. yes, it was indeed very ar from the original troy story, but heck, it was still great. its great, and no ones gonna change my mind... ;p i think the best thing that the casting director did was get eric bana and bloom. i don't even like eric bana, but he was great and very believable i the movie. as for bloom, my dearest, he was also believable as the makulet paris/alexandrus who would take away helen from menelaus and have not the military abilities to fight for her. ;p
 

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Ida /ee-da/ n. 1. Born on September 17, 1984. 2. Likes people to greet her on her birthday. 3. Loves reading books but hates buying them and always prefers them as gifts. 4. Has a sudden liking for mysteries. 5. A little too obvious when hinting for presents.



   





 
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"Practice makes perfect."
"Nobody's perfect."
"Then, why practice?!" :P


Links

Sources on the Yasutoko Brothers

Goodskates, Inc. - the Official Website of the Yasutokos - contains news about the brothers schedules, message, accomplishments, and also information about their family skatepark in Kobe, Japan.
Yasutoko--Aggrist! - Korean fan site about the brothers. The text is in Korean, but pics, videos and music are great! And if you look back far enough in the guestbook, you'll find an entry from Eito Yasutoko himself!
Bikes, Boards, Blades Website - one of the most interesting (and I think most accurate) articles written about the Yasutoko brothers. A little old, but still a good read.
Sk8Mag.de - interview of Takeshi Yasutoko after winning the gold medal in the Redbull Highrollers Competition 2003. (Site is originally in German, hope this link from Google translates to English directly.)
Watch Them Fly - Exclusive Interview with The Yasutoko Brothers - interview with the Yasutoko brothers when they went to Malaysia in 2002. (Courtesy of X-Fresh Malaysia, an on-line magazine)
Takeshi Yasutoko conquers the Asian X-Games! - about Takeshi's 98.25 and plenty more info on the Asian X-Games 2004. (Again, courtesy of X-Fresh Malaysia--it's such a nice website)
The Sun, Rising, Jumping and Spinning at High Velocity / Who Says Men Can't Fly? / Awaiting X-Games X / Double WHAT?! / Re-vert / How I Wish... / All in the Family / Growing Up... - my entries with links regarding the Yasutokos

Bloggers

... zee rocks ...
...stranded.incinerated...
...the daily inquibbler...
...leli mcbealisms...
...names don't matter...
...anticipating serendipity...
...la bellissima...
...flicker of dreams...
...in the hidden pages of my notebook...
...a fool's prerogative...
...times like these...infinite sadness...
...polka dots...
...story of a girl...
...waking dream...
...thinking out loud...
...**kisses...
...kitkat56...
...a pitcher plant story...
...stardust...
...diary of honey...
...mind drifter...
...beauty...
...ves...
...endless episode...
...all about mardk...
...bittersweet avenue...
...push...
...journeys...
...by myself, but never alone...
...sole insanity...
...barenaked...
...un monde parfait...

My Other Sites

Wala Lang!
fanfiction.net
Fiction Press
.products of imagination.
...between trailers...
+Ed is On+
**nocturnal screen
Dokomademou Ikou

More Other Sites

...ang mahiwagang turron...
...EXPN Website...
...Asian X-Games...
...ESPN TV Schedule...
...Japanese Language Tutorial...


My Favorites

The Result of Boredom and Obsession - my first entry. why I decided to create a blog.
Who Invented Blogs? - discussion on my fascination with blogs
Coming Clean, Theory and Back to the Obsession- an attempt at an explanation on why I'm still single.
I don't have a title for this one and that's okay - the freedom of the internet
Sense of Relationship - why some people remain single all their lives
Start - how I got obsessed with the Yasutoko Brothers in the first place
Is Fate With Me Or Against Me? - read how I met Takeshi Yasutoko in person, and how it saved my life (or, maybe it's more the opposite--you decide)
Science of Love - how "talking about love is like dancing about architecture."
I'm Wishing on the Sun - Can stars really make wishes come true?
Out of Character - how sometimes even your closest friends can surprise you
Where Can You Find Romance? - an attempt at grasping reality in Metro Manila
Back-to-School Blues - I don't have to go to school anymore!
I Should've Seen Filipinas Instead - discovering Mikel Campos
Recommended Fanfiction - I love fanfiction. Here are some of my favorites. Please check them out!
Change - It's hard enough to be yourself, why try to be somebody else?
And I'm Back - an account of my experience in Singapore and Bangkok
More Reasons to Watch Local Television - on Hero Angeles and Sandara Park
Minor de Edad at Walang Trabaho - musings at the hospital
Sleepwalking - some people can be dangerous, even when they're asleep
Follow Up - an update on Mikel Campos, and the link to his Candymag interview.
Mail Call - I got my diploma on Friday the 13th!
Yet Another Obsession - lyrics to Drake Bell's song "Girl Next Door"
I don't have a title again - Drake, Orly, and irritating cellphone servers
Creepy Coincidence - Is it really possible to be 'one of a kind'?
24 - countdown to my 20th birthday
Surprise! - a birthday surprise
Birthday Season - the advantage/disadvantage of September
Now Do I Have a Life? - one busy week
Which One's the Cutest? - Drake Bell and his cute puppies
The Last Man Standing - "I think therefore I'm single."
Risking Friendship - How many friends do you lose when you get into a relationship?
Missing - the winter camp brought about just one feeling
Environmental Complaints - why can't people just throw trash properly?
Irrelevant Information - what I'm interested in
Mind Over Matter - stubbornness works!
Three Day Weekend - review for the Korean Drama Full House
Ito Na Ang Update - after a brief hiatus...
Insatiable? - Man is insatiable. I am not.
Cue Girls Swooning - the start of an affection for Daniel Wu
4-Day Forecast - paano ba dapat malungkot?
FF7:Advent Children - a film worthy of the name Final Fantasy
Something There - Edison obsession
Hunter x Hunter - astig si Hisoka!
Comics Among Other Things - Blitzworx is finally out!
Ito Na Ang Orange Range - jpop/jrock/jrap? basta astig sila!
The Ida Precision Test - in case I ever get kidnapped by aliens...
2005 Review - just what the title says
Just Because I Was Tagged - something I refuse to list down
This is the Last Time... - moving on? Or just moving?
Busy Busy Busy - cosplay, UP fair and J-Pop at the Shang
It is this feeling... - Do you really need someone to fall in love with, to fall in love?
Happy Meals - Missing, Take 2
It's Gotta Be the Hair - and so starts the Abarai Renji obsession :P
Moving Forward - Change. It's constant.
The IDA Curse - See my true power! Hehehe. :P
On Meeting People - I hate meeting new people.
TV Series on DVD Killed the Hollywood Star - because Hollywood movies are getting suckier by the minute
What I Miss the Most - the only thing I miss about college
A Rather Late Account of the Komikon 2007 - Mangaholix 3!
Into the Woods and Another World - aftermath of a broadway musical and an anime convention
5 Days in Palawan - available in bookstores now!

Lits

Pamaypay - a Filipino short story, set in high school
Nicholas Was... - a short story about Christmas by Neil Gaiman
For Ragnarok Addicts - Neil Gaiman's technology-addiction-related poem, "Virus"
Heart Attack - just a bunch of pick-up lines related to heart problems
A Tail of Two Kitties - writings that suck, but are funny nonetheless
Juvenile Poetry - poem by my friend from HS
While Waiting Alone in the Stock Room - my 100th entry! just some musings about life.
Unfair - why can't people just feel the same way?
Bumalik na Alaala - time heals all... "wounds"
Sasayaw Kayo? - when someone's wearing the same color...
Jeepney - libreng pamasahe?
Pagmumuni-muni sa Daan - araw-araw akong naglalakad mag-isa.
Gusto Kong Sumikat - tulad ng araw...
Boracay Night - the beach isn't as romantic as everyone thinks
Ang Ganda ng Kalikasan - nature rocks!
Musings on the Road - English version? :P
Rain - isn't the rain just so poetic?
How Much? - how much can a person feel for another?
On the Way, In the Way - an attempt at at Renji/Rukia fanfic
Laughing and Smiling - irony of feelings?
Bookworm in Distress - or maybe, damsel in distress in a bookstore.
Time Flies - trying my hand at poetry (yet again)
A Beginner's Tale - fooling around with Talecraft

Reviews

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
The Burglar in the Rye
Alamat ng Gubat
Wander Girl
Boy Meets Girl
Parman
Kikomachine Komix Blg.1
Watchers
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Zsa Zsa Zaturnnah Ze Musikal


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