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Star Wars Episode VIII reminds me of Hero, a Chinese movie set during the Warring States Period starring Jet Li. What I like the most about Hero is its offering of multiple perspectives of the same event. Each perspective details how different characters see and understand the same event differently, and how it leads to conflict. […]

The Phantom Menace came out at the cinemas in 1999. I greeted it with such enthusiastic fanaticism — I went to the movies thrice — that I ignored its flaws for years until my cinematic taste became more sophisticated than that of a geeky teenager. Perhaps I am still suffering from the same affliction 16 […]

I love plays. I am struggling to explain why but I think it is because in a stage play, nobody gets a chance for a cut. After all the practice sessions, there are still rooms for mistakes. So, I appreciate the courage needed for stage plays. There is also a direct connection between live play and the […]

For better or worse, quantity is important in a democratic contest. It is about gaining the majority. It is about popularity. With that as the context, we have to remember we live in a young society. The Department of Statistics estimates that the median Malaysia age in 2010 was slightly above 26 years. In simpler […]

If there was a theme song for every age, I think I would like this as the theme song of our Recession.

Four more days!

[2490] Gallic gall

I am not saying anything bad about the French. I love the French. Close friends know how much I mean that. I am only quoting this just because the last sentence is witty. Hermès, however, says that selling a sari in India is not taking coals to Newcastle. Rather, it wants to ”connect with Indian […]

I am having a pang of longing for Michigan for reasons I do not know. This song is named The Hymn, sang by the Men’s Glee Club at the University.

It does describe the Malaysian situation.

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