Saturday, July 31, 2010

Natural Attractions and Sightseeing Trips Near the Las Vegas Strip

Natural Attractions and Sightseeing Trips Near the Las Vegas Strip
While the grand hotel structures and dazzling urban lights dominate the city, just a few minutes away from the bustling cityscape is another side of Las Vegas.
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Friday, July 30, 2010

Click Movie Review: Clicking Away and Beyond

Click Movie Review: Clicking Away and Beyond
Sappy and sentimental with a predictable ending, at the least, it has a heart. Click creates a shrewd and moving metaphor on the way people live.
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The Prestige Movie Review: Are You Watching Closely?

The Prestige Movie Review: Are You Watching Closely?
Director Christopher Nolan works on a difficult task of tackling a complicated story about two cold, central figures. The complex premise of the film The Prestige becomes a good escalating battle of wits presented the "Nolan way."
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10 Best Non-Tourist Sites to See in Los Angeles, California

10 Best Non-Tourist Sites to See in Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles boasts of many attractions beyond what the famous tourist sites can offer. But if you're seeking for something more local with a less tourist air, LA also has many non-tourist sites to offer.
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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Analyzing the Difference Between Widescreen and Full Screen Movies

Analyzing the Difference Between Widescreen and Full Screen Movies
One thing that makes consumers either curious or confused is the real difference between widescreen and full screen movies. For many years, the question of whether to buy the widescreen DVD copy or the full screen DVD copy has remained arguable.
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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

How to Raise Money to Fund an Independent Film

How to Raise Money to Fund an Independent Film
Whether for student and amateur filmmakers or even professional and renowned filmmakers, raising money for an independent film production entails hard work and finding the right connections and the right opportunities.
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Customs Declaration Information for Travelers Going to the Philippines

Customs Declaration Information for Travelers Going to the Philippines
All arriving passengers, whether Filipinos or foreigners, need to fill up a Customs declaration form prior to the arrival in the Philippines.
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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Best Shopping Districts in Seoul, Korea: Dongdaemun

Best Shopping Districts in Seoul, Korea: Dongdaemun
Dongdaemun is one of the best shopping districts in Seoul with its diverse shopping destinations from street stores to large malls. Traveling around the area provides endless options for shopping spots.
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Monday, July 26, 2010

Speed Racer Movie Review: Supercharged, Sugar Rush with a Heart

Speed Racer Movie Review: Supercharged, Sugar Rush with a Heart
Sugar rush. Eye candy. High-octane visuals. These are the keywords for The Wachowski brothers' Speed Racer. Yet, personally, there's more to the kaleidoscope hues and eye-popping cartoon aesthetics...
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Sunday, July 25, 2010

Seoul Metropolitan Subway: Information About Subway Lines, Train Stations, and Nearby Destinations

Seoul Metropolitan Subway: Information About Subway Lines, Train Stations, and Nearby Destinations
The Seoul subway system is primarily guided by a color-coded scheme and numbered subway line names. There are currently 13 subway lines operating all over Seoul and nearby suburban areas.
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Fire Prevention Tips and What to Do in Case of Fire in the Philippines

Fire Prevention Tips and What to Do in Case of Fire in the Philippines
The incidence of fire in the Philippines is considerably high especially in dense metropolitan areas. Urban fires tend to increase from March to May, the Philippine summer season.
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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Traveling to Jamaica: Places to Visit, Souvenirs to Buy, Things to Watch

Traveling to Jamaica: Places to Visit, Souvenirs to Buy, Things to Watch
Located south of Cuba and west of Hispaniola, an island harboring the nation-states Haiti and Dominican Republic, Jamaica is known for its beautiful natural wonders, particularly its mountains and beaches.
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Friday, July 23, 2010

Tourist's Guide to the Korean Subway System: How to Ride the Trains in Seoul

Tourist's Guide to the Korean Subway System: How to Ride the Trains in Seoul
Having lived in Seoul for six months, I can attest to how effective the Korean subway system is. As a foreigner who would like to explore the city as much as I could, I found this as the best option to maximize my travel needs in Seoul.
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Old School Film Editing Machines: Moviola and Steenbeck

Old School Film Editing Machines: Moviola and Steenbeck
Before the dawn of non-linear editing suites where filmmakers started using computer software such as Avid, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, and Sony Vegas, editors use the Moviola or the Steenbeck, now referred to as "old school film editing machines."
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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Inception Movie Review: An Exceptionally "Inceptional" Masterpiece

Inception Movie Review: An Exceptionally "Inceptional" Masterpiece
With its elements about powerful ideas, dreaming in a dream, and dreaming inside other people's dreams, Inception is one entertainingly hard-core, multi-layered mindbender.
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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Philippine Dual Citizenship Requirements

Philippine Dual Citizenship Requirements
A natural-born Filipino (a child born in the Philippines or a child born to a Filipino parent) who lost his Filipino citizenship due to naturalization as a citizen of another country can now apply for dual citizenship.
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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Borrow Free DVDs at the Las Vegas Library: The Movie Buff's Local Hub for Free Movies

Borrow Free DVDs at the Las Vegas Library: The Movie Buff's Local Hub for Free Movies
While Las Vegas is a place to enjoy dining out, those who mainly want to spend time indoors or those who want to visit families and friends in the city, can enjoy watching DVDs for free by borrowing them in the nearest Las Vegas library.
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Monday, July 19, 2010

The Nativity Story Movie Review: A Familiar Tale for the Holiday

The Nativity Story Movie Review: A Familiar Tale for the Holiday
Retelling the story of the birth of Jesus Christ, The Nativity Story renders a simple and straightforwward cinematic work humanizing the characters of Mary, Joseph, and their families and associations.
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Love Wrecked Movie Review: A Real Wreck

Love Wrecked Movie Review: A Real Wreck
Amanda Bynes' acting style tries to add life to the lousy script through her light-hearted quirky personality in the movie. However, the entire cinematic cruise still doesn't offer an enjoyable ride.
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Sunday, July 18, 2010

Behind-the-scene of Inception: Movie Locations

Behind-the-scene of Inception: Movie Locations
Inception hinges on the premise that it is possible to share dreams and that they have been designed to look and feel completely real while you're in them. In such subconscious state, a person's deepest and most valuable secrets are there for the taking.
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Inception Official Photos Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

Inception Official Photos Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
Acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan directs an international cast in "Inception," an original sci-fi actioner that travels around the globe and into the intimate and infinite world of dreams.
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How to Buy a Condo in the Philippines: For Foreigners Who Reside or Frequently Travel to the Country

How to Buy a Condo in the Philippines: For Foreigners Who Reside or Frequently Travel to the Country
As a foreigner is not allowed to own a house and lot in the Philippines, if you're a foreigner who frequently travels to the country and you want to invest in a "home" for your you next visit, what you can buy is a condo unit.
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Friday, July 16, 2010

Free Gaming Lessons in Las Vegas Hotels

Free Gaming Lessons in Las Vegas Hotels
Most Las Vegas casinos offer free lessons for anyone interested in learning how to play blackjack, poker, craps, roulette, pai gow, baccarat, and just about any games played in Las Vegas casinos.
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How to Avoid Fatal Blood Clots (Economy Class Syndrome) in Long Flights

How to Avoid Fatal Blood Clots (Economy Class Syndrome) in Long Flights
While the risk is considerably low, even healthy people can be at risk in developing blood clots when traveling by air, especially during long, intercontinental flights. Drink enough liquids and move around every once in a while.
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Free Things to Do in Las Vegas with Kids

Free Things to Do in Las Vegas with Kids
Even Las Vegas locals benefit from the perks of hotels and attractions around the city. In fact, showing a Nevada driver's license can allow each one to enjoy discounted rates or even free access to events and establishments.
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Hawaiian Volcano Tours: Travel and Health Guide

Hawaiian Volcano Tours: Travel and Health Guide
Aside from the common water attractions and greeneries around, volcanoes in Hawaii offer another interesting aspect to a traveler's itinerary in Hawaii.
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ParticleIllusion: A Special Effects Software for Movies

ParticleIllusion: A Special Effects Software for Movies
While it is widely used in the professional field for effects creation, it has a novice-friendly user interface and workflow that makes it an ideal solution for a movie's special effects needs.
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Monday, July 12, 2010

Pera-Perahang Lata (Penny from the Tin Can) Behind-the-scene Photos

Pera-Perahang Lata (Penny from the Tin Can) Behind-the-scene Photos
Pera-perahang Lata (Penny from the Tin Can) is about the plight of a young man who tries to make up for his inconsiderate moves towards a needy stranger, but he ends up seeing another tragedy from it.
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Pera-Perahang Lata (Penny from the Tin Can) Film Stills

Pera-Perahang Lata (Penny from the Tin Can) Film Stills
Pera-perahang Lata (Penny from the Tin Can) is about the plight of a young man who tries to make up for his inconsiderate moves towards a needy stranger, but he ends up seeing another tragedy from it.
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Sunday, July 11, 2010

Types of Animation Techniques Used in Movies and TV Shows

Types of Animation Techniques Used in Movies and TV Shows
The movie studio, in collaboration with the film's director and producer, decides which type of animation will be used for a movie.
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The 1st Philippine Film Festival in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Arts Centre

The 1st Philippine Film Festival in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Arts Centre
The 1st Philippine Film Festival will share with the Hong Kong audience works of film art by the burgeoning independent film industry of the Philippines that is rapidly making its mark in the world stage.
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Friday, July 09, 2010

Why Buying Consumer Goods Requires Serious Considerations on Disposal

Why Buying Consumer Goods Requires Serious Considerations on Disposal
How many versions of each computer, laptop, mobile phone, and portable media player have been made available to the consumers in a span of five years? How many of each version have you bought so far?
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Sports and Recreation Activities in Ocean City, New Jersey

Sports and Recreation Activities in Ocean City, New Jersey
As one of the country's finest year-round resort islands, Ocean City, beaches and bays provide ideal spots for sunbathing, boating, fishing, jet skiing, parasailing, kayaking, and surfing.
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Thursday, July 08, 2010

Twilight Saga: Eclipse Movie Review - Eclipse Continues to Suck Blood Out of Pop Culture

Twilight Saga: Eclipse Movie Review - Eclipse Continues to Suck Blood Out of Pop Culture
This third installment clearly marathons every opportunity to please fans. While they ultimately deserve more, this movie successfully utilizes the right blood type to fuel all its bankable possibilities.
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Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Hawaiian Airlines Offers Non-stop Flights Between Honolulu, Hawaii and Seoul, Korea

Hawaiian Airlines Offers Non-stop Flights Between Honolulu, Hawaii and Seoul, Korea
Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii's largest airline since its establishment in 1929, launches its new service to Seoul, Korea's Incheon International Airport (ICN).
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My First Wedding Movie Review: A Poor "First Wedding"

My First Wedding Movie Review: A Poor "First Wedding"
My First Wedding begins like your usual movie flick, develops steadily with some funny antics, but ends very poorly with its witlessness.
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Sunday, July 04, 2010

Hiking in Texas State Parks

Hiking in Texas State Parks
Texas has more than 120 state parks with 30 state historic sites around them. The state has 11 eco-regions filled with a variety of landscapes, lush foliage, rugged canyons and mountain ranges.
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Saturday, July 03, 2010

Traveling to Ocean City, New Jersey: A Top Family Resort in the United States

Traveling to Ocean City, New Jersey: A Top Family Resort in the United States
This seaside city features many amusements areas, beach and boardwalk spots, sports facilities, year-round resort events, dining, shopping and entertainment establishments and other tourist attractions.
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Thursday, July 01, 2010

Twilight Saga: Eclipse Midnight Screening in Las Vegas Jam-packed

Twilight Saga: Eclipse Midnight Screening in Las Vegas Jam-packed
The Twilight fever was undoubtedly in Las Vegas as hardcore fans stood in blistering summer heat in excitement and anticipation for the Twilight Saga Eclipse midnight premiere slated on June 30, 2010.
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Technophilia: Story, Treatment, and Other Film Information

Technophilia: Story, Treatment, and Other Film Information
This 6-minute film is about how technology starts to shape people to become too dependent on it that relationships and lifestyles are altered, and later on, possibly destroyed.
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Technophilia: About the Film

Technophilia: About the Film
Synopsis: Inside a hangout place, the boyfriend gets boxed up by his techie lifestyle altering his relationship with his already fed-up girlfriend. And things become more and more techie-like as they move on.
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Traveling to Manila, Philippines: Watching Movies at Gateway Mall's Gateway Cineplex 10

Traveling to Manila, Philippines: Watching Movies at Gateway Mall's Gateway Cineplex 10
Filipinos love movies. And while the Philippines is a developing country, it has the biggest malls in the world and it has world-class cinemas comparable to those from first world countries.
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The Book of Eli DVD and Blu-ray Review: A Post-apocalyptic Pilgrimage

The Book of Eli DVD and Blu-ray Review: A Post-apocalyptic Pilgrimage
The Book of Eli is every bit a western, only set in a post-apocalyptic world. To sum it up, it's a stylish, gritty, adrenaline-fueled visual treat centering on a butt-kicking prophet who wanders around the wasteland world of the future.
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