Posts Tagged ‘Life’

Merry Christmas, And A Halcyon New Year ! 2017

Posted By yonghow on December 25th, 2016

Merry Christmas, And A Halcyon New Year ! 2017 (more…)

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Of coffee and early mornings.

Posted By yonghow on June 6th, 2008


A new year and new beginnings, 2008.

Posted By yonghow on January 1st, 2008


Reality Bites

Posted By yonghow on February 8th, 2006

Watching Reality Bites (1994) for the first time in its entirety brings back very fond memories of my early secondary days where the nostalgic soundtrack featuring Lisa Loeb’s “Stay” was one of the first CD’s I ever owned, and this was still way back in the early 1990’s where the now mesozoic cassette tapes were been slowly but surely supplanted by CDs, a fate they themselves seemed doomed to reiterate in the wake of digital music.

That aside, Reality Bites is an extremely important film in recent cinematic history not only because its serves as an irreplacable memory bookmark in an early chapter of my life ( the transition from bespectacled, nerdy primary school kid to bespectacled, nerdy secondary school kid ), but more importantly because its the emblematic teen-angsty, quasi-intelligent, 90s era defining film, just as what the Matrix Trilogy had done for the new millenium years. This once again demonstrates the power of the cinema and its ability to change worlds and shape lives, deliberate or not. Now the debate of whether Bites was a good or bad film requires another article altogether, but undisputedly, it had one heck of a bloody good soundtrack, bar Sharona or none.