2012 in books

So, I remembered that I have a blog that I neglected for a long time. The last one I posted here was dated December 2011. A got a whole year of no posts! To compensate, I’ll post what happened on my reading list during the year 2012… as far as what my Goodreads account tells…

Movie Review | New Year’s Eve (2011)

What are your hopes for the new year? From the director of Valentine’s Day, the new film New Year’s Eve also follows the lives of different people and how their lives intersect during a single day. Director Garry Marshall and writer Katherine Fugate present a new set of stories of people and their relationships. This…

Movie Review | In Time (2011)

“Time is gold.” Cliché much? In a future where the aging gene has been switched off, people don’t age past 25. In order to prevent overpopulation, time becomes the currency used to pay for necessities and luxuries. It is a world where the rich live forever and the poor die young. This is the world…

Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Movie Review | One Day (2011)

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess Director: Lone Scherfig I have nothing to do this afternoon so I checked the local movie listings to find something to pass the time on. I saw One Day is showing and I remember Anne Hathaway on the movie poster I saw the last week. I decided to watch this…

Arthur C. Clarke (1917-2008)

It is vital to remember that information — in the sense of raw data — is not knowledge, that knowledge is not wisdom, and that wisdom is not foresight. But information is the first essential step to all of these. Sir Arthur Charles Clarke (16 December 1917 – 19 March 2008)