Author Archives: topherdman

Ralph Breaks the Internet reviewed

  December is almost over and Sydneysiders have been caught amidst a heatwave. With temperatures soaring above 40 degrees in parts of the metropolis, people have been finding refuge in beaches, pools, rivers, shopping malls, and at the cinemas. They … Continue reading

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The Hailstorm before Christmas

© Christopher Ong 2018. All Rights Reserved.   T’was the week before Christmas, when all through the town Not a raindrop was letting, not even past sundown; The houses were pelted and the cars on the ground My! Were they … Continue reading

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Buzzer beater

  I was thinking of writing another movie review, but my last two posts concerned a pair of films that we saw at the cinemas. The Shape of Water, in spite of stunning visuals and distinctive storytelling, could wait. This … Continue reading

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Creed II reviewed

  Yesterday was another scorcher, reaching 36 degrees in parts of Sydney. When I left the house, the air was already humid but would only get worse through the day. Thankfully, I was dressed in the right outfit. It pays … Continue reading

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Widows reviewed

  After a three-week hiatus, I was back at the movies. I was planning on seeing Crimes of Grindelwald, but the subpar reviews put me off. Given it was a sequel, I was also concerned of a drop-off in quality … Continue reading

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What I was blogging about…two years ago

  I came across this post from a ‘fellow traveler’ I admire. He was describing what he was blogging about at this point last year. Keeping in line with this, I’ll go a step further and analyse my post from … Continue reading

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The November Buys

  To paraphrase Oprah, ‘A new (Yuletide) dawn is on the horizon.’ Time to prepare, to buy those gifts, turn on the music, and add a few kilos. We’ve learned not to leave the Christmas shopping till the last minute. … Continue reading

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