November 2012

Skyfall Fails to deliver Bond character

November 25, 2012 // 1 Comment

Skyfall, the latest James Bond film, had so much potential to be a great Bond film and instead it echoes as one of the worst made. Sure, there are some obvious lemons in the Bond arsenal, but this one doesn’t have the cheese factor that makes the other Bond films still somewhat tolerable (minus the Dalton versions). I feel asleep twice during the film, which doesn’t happen. From the start, the film felt awkward (SPOILER ALERT), with Bond dying, but then he didn’t really die. Instead, he goes on a bender, beds a couple of ladies and decides that he needs to go back. M, not impressed, makes him re certify as an agent. This entire process takes about 15 minutes of the film and it is still wondersome what the point of him dying or pointing out that his shot was off. There are lots of plot pieces here that don’t go anywhere. This film seems like it was made in order to introduce a new Bond on the horizon and […]

November 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

We have a lot of things to be thankful this year and I wanted to take a moment and list them down. Although I set a goal this month to get back into the writing mode, I didn’t get the chance to even really get started– the work situation was ever developing and moving forward and Elliott has been quite busy. Lili also went back to work at Smilebox, which was really a very cool thing to happen–she likes going back to work and we, like any other American household, have our fair share of debts to pay– but it was more her being able to go back and work with people she really likes working with. I started a new job with T-Mobile, which harkens me back to the days of telecom before I went back to school. The team is good and the workload doesn’t appear to be too crazy– a welcomed change from the Microsoft. Then there is Elliott. What a crazy time it is as a parent. He […]