Moonrise Kingdom

I am SO IN LOVE with Wes Anderson. I was first introduced to the man when I watched The Royal Tenenbaums about a decade ago… and my goodness, he’s so amazing. His stories are so awesome, so entertaining, and his storytelling methods are always interesting. I’m so glad that I got to see Moonrise Kingdom this evening (I sneaked it in, actually, haha). Yay!

Haircut?

Me: Hi!!! I’m finally free tmr because Boss is flying!
Hairstylist: Err… I’m flying too.
Me: Oh.
Hairstylist: HAHAHAHAHA
Me: Fail.
Hairstylist: After I come back?
Me: Then Boss will be back too and I’ll be working crazy hours again.
Hairstylist: HAHAHAHAHA
Me: Hmph.

Goodbye Beijing, hello Hong Kong!

It’s been a blissful 36 hours. Flying, landing, staying in BJ, enjoying the breeze on the balcony, watching Suits, zzz, getting up, Nespresso coffee, enjoying the apartment, watching the sun set in BJ, flying (with an empty seat next to me so I can stretch out, yay!), landing, watching Bourne Legacy, heading to drinks, going home. Home sweet home.

Beijing airport

Beijing

Landed in Beijing! Staying at a friend’s beautiful apartment in Sanlitun. The weather is amazing. I love it, especially standing out on the balcony, enjoying the breeze… I am, however, starving, and there’s nothing to eat in the house. The fridge has rolls of film, and batteries. Typical of a bachelor/photographer/producer dude. Haha.

The food-less fridge.

The Lovesong!

The summer of 2012 has been amaaaaaaaaazing – in terms of indie band shows anyway. And despite my crazy schedule, I managed to catch the Whence He Came reunion show AND farewell show (haha) and today, I watched The Lovesong. The Lovesong are, without a doubt, the best indie band I’ve seen in Hong Kong in years. WHC had a great run back in the day, but The Lovesong… wow.

It was worth the wait (three opening bands = a bit much, sorry)!!

The Lovesong. LOVE IT.

The Holiday

I remember back in 2000, when The Talented Mr. Ripley was released, my friends were all swooning over Jude Law. I never understood it – he really wasn’t my cup of tea – until I watched The Holiday, several years later. Omgosh. I suppose really it’s the character Jude Law plays – smart, funny, sensitive, etcetcetc. Aaaaaaaaanyway.

He’s so darn charming in The Holiday. Bah.
Fairy tales. Bah.

So the VCD edition was on sale today, for $23, and I couldn’t resist. This is probably my favourite Nancy Meyers film (although It’s Complicated is pretty darn fun too…). Anyway. Yeah. I love it. Haha.

Old friends

Hung out with my old BFF from uni… It was so good to sit and chill and catch up, and in the process, we found ourselves getting excited over a potential script story haha. The best thing about hanging with him is that we have the same sense of humour and he’s so terribly sweet and kind and generous, not to mention incredibly good-looking. Haha.

I owe so much of my sanity to him – I don’t think I would have survived HKU otherwise. He put me up in his flat, dealt with my mess, dealt with my insanity, just dealt with it all. AND he’s the only other person in all my circles who knows Julien. Julien, who I fell in love with. Julien, who we agreed would be his if he were gay, and mine if he were straight. Lucky me, he turned out to be straight. Haha.

Anyway. Growing up means growing apart, kind of, so we really don’t see each other as much as we used to. But every time we get to hang out, I feel like a part of me that’s been buried deep down inside resurfaces… I love it. God bless him.