Archive for the ‘Media & Entertainment’ Category

Does Berjaya HVN Really Have Rights Reproducing Thomas & Friends?

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

My son’s current favorite series are Special Agent OSO and the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. He sometimes still watches Thomas & Friends. He can recognize Thomas in Toys ‘R’ Us even from the entrance a hundred meters away. I’ve been looking high and low for high quality, and updated DVDs for him to watch in the […]

Malaysian TV Translation Standards

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Show: The Unit Scene: Jonas (Snake Doctor) was tied up and a terrorist was looking over him Dialog as I remember it: Terrorist: (drinking something hot) Jonas: Can I have some water please? Terrorist: (looking at Jonas, then walked over to him, splashed the hot drink on Jonas) Terrorist: Sorry, I missed And the Malay […]

Zee Avi

Monday, June 15th, 2009

A friend posted a link in Facebook to Zee’s video on YouTube, and I started to look for her songs. I really love her music and voice, as there is a certain old feeling to it, not quite the same but I can relate her to Norah Jones. And I commented on that Facebook link: […]

SpongeBob SquarePants

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

I have been working from home for almost a month now, and to cope with loneliness from the lack of company and with the noise produced by the work next door I always have my TV turned on while working. I used to hear about SpongeBob and I know what he is but never bothered […]

Break A Leg

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

One fine day, I accidentally switched to the movie Outsourced on HBO. I decided to see what’s it about. It was a fine movie about real outsourcing situations in India and it was quite fun. I really enjoyed the last scene at the airport when the American manager is sending off the Indian manager he […]

Local Ponzi Schemes Sprouting Everywhere

Sunday, December 30th, 2007

I don’t know about you but since several past weeks I have been receiving emails that claims to make you rich. Almost everyday, yeah. The unique thing about these emails are that they are in Malay, and originating from Malaysia and Singapore. So far I can easily classify these emails into a few categories: Mobile […]

Do You Own An MP3 Player?

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

MP3 players today are as common as a discman or walkman used to be. Back then we have to carry a bigger pouch to pack in our CDs or cassettes, and each of them usually can carry only about 17 songs – and that was already considered many. Today, with a device the size of […]

Four Months Later

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Right, I have been occupied with so many things lately that I neglected this blog. September 2007 is one of the months this year with very low post count 🙁 Being subscribed to the Got Heroes forum, I received an exciting reminder this morning: Heroes Season 2 is going to start today! Chapter 1 of […]

Potret Mistik

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

Tonight while doing some coding work, I turned on the TV and the satellite decoder was tuned to Astro Kirana. Since it is an old movie that I have never watched before, I decided to go along just to see what it is all about. As a matter of fact, I started writing this post […]

Tesla Real to Reel

Monday, August 20th, 2007

One of my favorite rock bands have recently (in June) released an album featuring many songs from other bands in late 60s and early 70s – Real to Reel. Visit the Real to Reel site to sample the songs before you buy the album! See the player image I captured above? Reel One can be […]

Asian Cup: Malaysia 1 China 5

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Yes, it’s soccer or as we in Malaysia locally call it, football. The national team lost 5-1 to China on Tuesday night match, and it is not a good news. However I am not a football fan and this blog is not a sports blog. I just need to vent out my frustration and disappointment […]

Die Hard 4.0

Friday, July 6th, 2007

Warning: might contain spoilers. There are so many movies being released and I can’t get to them all. I watched Die Hard 4.0 last Saturday after 5 calls to the GSC Movie Reservation lines. Die Hard 4.0 is one of the best installment from the Die Hard movie series. If you have watched the previous […]

Transformers The Movie 2

Friday, July 6th, 2007

Warning: Might contain spoilers. I skipped my weekly swimming exercise yesterday and went out to Summit Parade to watch Transformers. We thought that the cinemas will not be full as it is a week day but we were wrong and ended up taking the first line of seat in the THX hall. Luckily in the […]

Nokia 5700 Commercial Song

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Recently in Malaysian TV there are several commercials with very cool music. One of them is the Nokia 5700 Express Music commercial with a very funky music performed in a foreign language. Googling around I found out that the song titled Solta O Frango is performed by Bonde Do Rolê, a band from Brazil. The […]

Imagine Hiro Yelling “Bonsai”

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

I am working at night this week and as always as I want to enjoy the “lunch” my wife prepared for me I would look for something to watch. Searching for Heroes I found this clip containing an interview with Masi Oka (Hiro Nakamura) and Milo Ventimiglia (Peter Petrelli): The script originally contained the word […]