About yanipatrik

A daily observer, part-time sorcerer & blogger. @LFC supporter & happens to work in an international literary agency. Views are my own, not of my employers.

Review: Paddington (2014)

Mrs. Brown: Perhaps you’d like an English name?
Paddington: An English name?
Mrs. Brown: Paddington!
Paddington: Paddington? I like it!

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Directed by: Paul King
Cast: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Nicole Kidman, Michael Gambon, Imelda Staunton, Simon Farnaby,        Samuel Joslin, Madeleine Harris & Matt Lucas

Synopsis:

Diadaptasi dari buku anak populer karya Michael Bond, Paddington dimulai di sebuah hutan di Peru. Di mana seorang penjelajah & ahli ilmu bumi dari Inggris bernama Montgomery Clyde; menemukan spesies beruang yang cerdas dan mampu berbicara. Dua beruang cerdas tersebut adalah Lucy dan Pastuzo.  Dan setelah menghabiskan waktu dengan dua beruang cerdas ini, Clyde pun harus meninggalkan mereka untuk kembali ke Inggris. Tapi sebelum berpisah, Clyde mengatakan bahwa mereka akan selalu diterima di Inggris. Continue reading

Review: Dumb and Dumber To

Harry: Whoa, Lloyd. Check out the hotties at 12 o’clock!
Lloyd: That’s three hours away. Why can’t I check ‘em out now?
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Directed by: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Cast: Jimm Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Rob Riggle, Laurie Holden, Rachel Melvin, Steve Tom & Kathleen Turner

Synopsis:

Jim Carrey dan Jeff Daniels kembali memerankan duo konyol Lloyd Christmas dan Harry Dunne di sekuel Dumb and Dumber ini. Harry menemukan sebuah kartu pos lama dari seorang gadis yang dulu pernah dikencaninya. Kartu pos dari tahun 90an ini, menyatakan bahwa sang gadis sedang hamil. Setelah bertemu dengan mantan tersebut, kini Harry mengetahui bahwa dia mempunyai anak perempuan yang sudah diadopsi oleh orang lain. Berniat untuk bertemu dengan anaknya yang telah dewasa, Harry dan Llyod kembali melakukan road trip untuk menemukan si buah hati. Dan tentu saja, masih dibumbui berbagai macam kelakuan tolol duo ini di sepanjang perjalanan.

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Stop Merokok (lagi)

Biar gue jelaskan di awal, bahwa gue bukan quitter yang lantas jadi snob. Each to his own. Dan blog ini gue tulis khusus buat orang yang mau/sedang berhenti merokok. Gue tau kok “enaknya” merokok. Gue merokok lebih dari 15 tahun. Jadi gue ga akan nguliahin orang, betapa berbahayanya rokok, atau betapa perokok merampas hak-hak orang yang ga merokok. You smokers know the danger, but you choose to ignore it ;) Continue reading

Winning Eleven: Best movies 2012

It’s almost a new year, and my plan to write at least one entry per month is ruined. No particular reason, other than I’ve got nothing interesting to write. As simple as that.

But I thought a tradition of writing some of the best movies I’ve watch in a year should continue.

I must admit, that I wasn’t able to watch as much movies as I wanted to. Even as I wrote this entry, some movies that could be a contender in this list – I haven’t yet to watch – like the Hobbit for example. Or Cloud Atlas, Django Unchained , etc.

But alas, here’s the list – and I hope you some of it fits in yours as well.
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Review: The Dark Knight Rises

I think, I’ve read enough Batman comics – to know a thing or two about the character. Let me be clear. If you’re a fan of Batman in the movie, then you probably disappointed in the lack of action scenes. But if you’re a fan of the comic, then like me, you’d think this movie rocks.

People complaining about the lack of action, but this Bruce Wayne have not picked up his gadgets in 8 years. And I think that’s what the movie’s focus. This is not about the playboy millionaire façade. This is the real Bruce Wayne. We already have TDK as an installment who focused on the villain (The Joker). And a hero that immediately can kick asses? That wouldn’t be realistic no?

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