Thoughts on ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ (2016)

It was the early years of the conflict between the evil Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance. The Empire captured Galen Erso, a scientist, when his wife was killed while his little daughter, Jyn Erso, escaped. Little girl Jyn was then rescued by her father’s friend Saw Gerrera. After many years, adult Jyn was contacted…

Movie Review | Moana (2016)

In an island in ancient Polynesia, Moana, the daughter of the village chief, longs to be out in the ocean but her father forbids it. When an environmental catastrophe reached the island, Moana embarks on an adventure to seek the help of the demigod Maui and save the island. Facing adversaries and impossible odds, will…

2013 reading goals

share a #virtualbeer with me. A post shared by Eric Calica-Andrada (@_icheb) on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:27am PST Over at Goodreads I gave myself another reading challenge. Last year, I challenged myself to read 12 books but read 20 instead. This year I am raising it to 25. I think that is manageable. I…

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