Japanese Assessment

I’ve had to hand in my final assessment for my Japanese evening class. We were to write a letter to a travel agent asking information on festivals:

I ran my letter through Babelfish, suffice it to say that my confidence in online translation and my own abbilities to formulate sentences in Japanese has been shattered. Continue reading “Japanese Assessment”

Unknown

No this is not a confused post, Yesterday I watched Unknown, this was a complete impulse viewing as Annabel was working behind the bar at the cinema and I had some time to kill, I was pleasantly surprised.

Five guys wake up in an abandoned warehouse with no memory of who they are or why they are there, it’s obvious that some of them have been held hostage and some were the hostage takers, aside from that, they know nothing. As with most amnesia films this film goes through the characters discovering who they are. Continue reading “Unknown”

Sunshine

I just got back from the cinema having watched Sunshine the latest film by Danny Boyle the director of cult films Trainspotting and 28 Days later two of the best films featuring heroine addiction and zombies respectively.

I went in not expecting to be amazed but expecting to be entertained none the less, I was not disappointed. The premise of the film is that some time in the future The Sun is dying (No not that Sun, shame…). The cast are the crew of the second mission to try to reignite The Sun with a nuclear explosive the size of Manhattan Island, the first mission having been a mysterious failure 7 years previously. Continue reading “Sunshine”