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Star Wars: The Last Straw

As early as Fiji days, I shared my thoughts on the most recent Star Wars movie here. I watched the last ‘proper’ installment in that saga in Vietnam, first screening, only 10 people in a 300 seat screening room. With … Continue reading

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First movie theater experience in SL

Since Ritsu started living in SL already back in February, she had visited a few movie theaters here and what she reported back was a bit strange: They do intermissions! They stop the movie right in the middle, no matter … Continue reading

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Sunday fun

Got up early and went for a run, since Ritsu is still somewhat on Colombo time (90 minutes behind) I did not bother to wake her up. Very nice temperature, pollution level not too bad. We then revived another family … Continue reading

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Kong! (Movie Sunday)

This new King Kong movie has a huge buzz here in Vietnam, since a lot of the outdoor scenes where filmed here / typical landscapes like Ha Long and Ninh Binh were scanned into the computer and utilized for the … Continue reading

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Movie Sunday

Today we set out to go watch the LEGO Batman Movie. As usual, Julius would nap in the car on the way. After getting tickets we looked around for a nice lunch place and Julius was smitten by the Burger … Continue reading

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Rogue One (Movie Afternoon)

Went with Julius today to check out the latest Star Wars flick. I have to admit that my expectations were super high, the trailers all looked great. Of course, this movie is rated NC16 here again, which means we could … Continue reading

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Movie Sunday … but first…

No Sunday shall begin without our family walk, enjoying the early sunshine … Some animal encounters and light running … Reflection & Prayer … and flowery kisses… But then it was finally time to get to the early Sunday morning … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … Trolls!

This marks the first time that Ritsu & Julius went to the movies without me! (I had frankly grown a bit tired of animated movies over the last 12 years … )

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Movie Monday

Today and tomorrow are PTA conferences at school, so there are no classes and I have to keep Julius busy. Great chance to go to the movies! In the recent past we have noticed that the very expat friendly theater … Continue reading

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Remember that Mandela movie?

It has been nearly 3 years now that I worked as an extra on Mandela’s Gun, a new movie by John Irvin, which has been delayed many many times and now finally got a trailer! It says ‘coming soon’. From … Continue reading

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Ramen & a movie

Another family outing to watch a movie again. This time “Kubo and the two strings“, but first we had to eat. After we arrived at Vincom Nguyen Chi Tanh, which seems to be becoming our new favorite mall (kinda the … Continue reading

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Angry B Movie

Today was early dismissal at school (graduation) and Julius has been wanting to see the Angry Birds Movie ever since he watched the first trailer. Initially I was not interested at all watching ‘yet another cartoon kids’ movie’ , but … Continue reading

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Age of Ultron

With nothing on our schedule, Julius and I hopped on my trusty scooter and went down town to go watch a movie. Every once in a while, when the US releases a huge event movie on a tentpole weekend, like … Continue reading

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Penguins in 4DX

Julius has been riding my ears and marked the date exactly when this ‘Penguins of Madagascar‘ movie would come out (and lucky for him, we get movies here pretty much on US release date and not like when I was … Continue reading

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Big Papa 6 (at the movies with the boys)

Today and tomorrow is no school (teacher training days), so I took Julius and his friend Richard out to see the new Disney / Marvel movie ‘Big Hero 6‘ A super fun ride, very well animated and the theme of … Continue reading

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