There, I said it! I so wished I could get to do some more concert photography… Here are some of my latest faves on concert photography!
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I’ve no idea why I checked the Ticketmaster site, haha – probably coz I like to suffer for the next 60 days.
Arctic Monkeys @ PNE for only $35
Klaxons @ Commodore Ballroom only $17.50 MYGAWDDDDD T_T goes cry in a corner
Tokyo Police Club @ Plaza Nightclub only $15
The Thermals @ Richards on Richards only $15 – *ucking Chris… it goes even lower and lower!
I actually hate it when people start getting famous and begin charging over $50, lol… like Maroon 5. Hahaha… I actually paid like $40 to see them before, but that was in a John Mayer concert… they were opening for him. And how about Liza Minelli and 12 Girl Band? Pricey~
So, just about 20min ago, Britney did her ‘comeback’ performance on the 2007 VMA’s – there is just something that sums up what’s on my mind. WHAT A JOKE! First impression was; EWWWWWW.
She looked terribly wrong in that outfit, and let’s just say she needs to realize she’s not a hot momma, and that she’s a mother of two. She can’t keep wearing this crap and think it’s hot. Looking at her with that outfit was like watching a mom wearing a leotard… just plain disgusting.
Then, after having a first impression and terrible opinion of her wardrobe, let’s talk about the performance. First, I’m not so into the song… but hey! There was still a slim chance she might give a rocking performance… oh, how I wished that! Let’s see… she barely sang anything. BUT, you might say what about her dancing? I mean, 7 years ago she had pretty awesome choreographed dances~ yeah, well… that was 7 years ago.
Nothing is left of her dancing abilities. This time around, she barely moved around the stage, while wearing thin-needle-heel shoes… and when she tried to move in any way that faintly resembled past-Britney, she failed miserably with sluggish movements that looked horrible on screen. I won’t even get into saying how this combination of music, dance moves and wardrobe looked with her new mommy body.
So… I might be planning to compile the lyrics to Celtic Woman: A New Journey – Live @ Slane Castle, Ireland – in the meantime, I’ve only got my favorite chapters/songs/performances of the show.
- The Sky and the Dawn and the Sun
- The Prayer
- Orinoco Flow
- The Blessing
- Scarborough Fair
- Granuaile’s Dance (instrumental) – Fiddling Solo.
- Over the Rainbow
- Beyond the Sea
- At the Céili
- Lascia Ch’io Pianga
- Sing Out!
- Panis Angelicus
- The Last Rose of Summer
- Spanish Lady
- Shenandoah – The Pacific Slope (instrumental) – Fiddling Solo.
- The Voice
- Danny Boy
- Mo Ghile Mear
- You Raise Me Up
- At the Céili Reprise (instrumental)
Just updated the list of films I might watch or wanna watch this year – HERE
The past few days, besides from obsessing over watching the Celtic Woman concert DVD, I watched a few films. First in the list are two Canadian indies, both very similar in casting, and both pretty good.
Eighteen tells the story of Pip, an apathetic Canadian middle-upper class who decides to live in the street due to several reasons. On his 18th birthday, he receives a tape with a recording of his grandfather (voiced by Ian Mckellan), who tells Pip about his 18th birthday spent on the run during war time. – The film is quite a good drama, definitely worth a watch. Loved Carly Pope, Paul Anthony and Brendan Fletcher (both of them were on The Adventures of Shirley Holmes). – 4.5/5
Next was Everyone, an odd dark comedy, that also counts with the talent of Pope and Fletcher. This film is about a gay couple who’s getting married, and all their guests for the event, including a failed TV actor who hates kids, his anorexic actress wife, a pot-smoking-couple who spent their time playing video games, a mom who’s desperate for a grandchild, her picked-up-from-the-bus-stop guest, and a caterer that just can’t stop talking. Carly Pope has a few great one-liners in this film xD – 4/5
The Fountain was just plain awesome to watch. The visuals of the film are superb, and the story is so freaking out there – some will hate it, some will love it for sure. The film is about a couple dealing with death, parallel in three different times. HOWEVER, it can also have a different interpretation. It’s really open, but it’s good because it’s different to so many films. – 4/5
And last but no least… Pirates 3. It was a decent film, the effects and action sequences were great as expected. Davy Jones looked as great as Pirates 2, Barbosa was decent, and Jack was great as always. The film didn’t work out for me because I had an issue with introducing all those international pirates, and not using them. What a waste! Even if Chow Yun Fat was pretty good in his few minutes of film – I wish he could’ve been more important. It was just pure filler – and I wished for Elizabeth to just be an independent woman, captain of Sao Feng’s vessel, and king of all pirates~ I hated she had to marry… and I sorta disliked I got an expected ‘happily ever after’ ending. Besides, Jack/Elizabeth kiss on Pirates 2 was hot. Hands down. Lol – 3/5