Geeeeez …

What a boring weekend ?! But it is also a great weekend for movies, I suppose. In fact, 4 movies in a row … first the awarding winning movie – “Sideways”, then the “Dragon Seed” (made in year 1944 !!) and …

then the 11 years’ old “The Shawshank Redemption” (TSR) and lastly, “In Good Company”.

So the critics (hey, I am not a professional, you’re forewarned) … “Dragon Seed” is crap, “In Good Company” is not as good as what advertised. And for the “TSR” … it’s in my DVD shelf getting dust for ages and almost become a shelfware (since I am not a fan of prison movies), but indeed it is a very very good movie – excellent storytelling, Freeman is GREAT. And the best (big surprise) of all is … (drumroll) … the “Sideways”. Not sure why, I am not exactly a wine lover, but really learnt a lot from this movie …

Lesson Learnt: Want to kill some time ? Switch on your DVD player.

Author: Michael Yung

Michael possessed over 30 years of experience in Information Technology with focuses on complex application development, database technologies and IT strategy. He also spent the last 20 years in Internet technology, eCommerce development / operations, web usability, computer security and Public Key Infrastructure technologies.

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