the.VILLIAN.talk

joker

I feel bad for villains.

“The Joker” 
Brad Pitt of Fight Club
Christoph Waltz of Inglorious Basterds
John Milton-Al Pacino of The Devil’s Advocate
Lord Voldemort of Harry Potter 
Gabbar Singh of Sholay
Mogambo of Mr India
Kabir of Dhoom
Jaikant Shikre of Singham
Kay Kay Menon of Sarkar

All were handsome-charming-bad-boys of their movies and you would agree its cuz of their roles that the movies fared so well on the box office.

I noted the following things-

1. It’s because of these villains the heroes looked so good.

2. They acted equally well or sometimes better than our beloved heroes who had to romance the heroines and impress the audience with cheesy dialogues and flirting.

3. They never get the heroine in the end. Hmph.

4. They generally have to die brutally and the hero becomes the goody goody boy everyone admires.

5. It seems, the dark character of the villain attracts more fan following now-a-days. Why? *self questioning too*

6. The villain has to get beaten up and/or accept defeat. Not fair. He worked equally hard to come all the way to end of the movie, and then finally hero is the winner. Why? Why can’t they let the villains win?

harry potter

So, I am sorry people, I like the heroes. They are our “heroes” after all, but I feel bad for the villains. They’re so good. They’re hardworking. They make the essence of a “hero”. A hero won’t be a hero if there was no villain.

Ain’t I right?

day after my 23rd birthday *ooooooh yes I am now 23*

The stuff I gave up on – over the years *sigh*

On my 23rd birthday, I think back and list a few good-healthy-interesting extra-curricular activities and hobbies I gave up, over the past 15 years.

  1. Collecting coins – many countries, different generation

  2. Collecting stamp – many countries, different eras

  3. Collecting dolls – different heights, races, styles, accessories

  4. Collecting bangles – varied colors, types (metal, glass, plastic)

  5. Origami – different shapes, multiple types of objects

  6. Gardening – flowers, vegetables, herbs, shrubs

  7. Playing violin – four strings I should have hung up on to

  8. Playing keyboard and piano – songs, themes, making music

  9. Making craft from waste paper – masks, collage, mosaic paintings

  10. Making short movies – for competitions, for friends, for loved ones

  11. Playing badminton – a thrilling and tiring game

  12. Playing kho-kho – used to keep me fit (see what is Kho-Kho)

  13. Glass and Silk painting – the patience and time each one needs/demands

I really hope I can again pick up at least one of these hobbies and by the time I am 24 this list is one point shorter!

TO BEING 23 !!!

*CHEERS*

Murakami Ego’s Exhibition

Visited the Murakami-Ego in March 2012, which is an exhibition by Japanese artist Takashi Murakami.

It was the first solo exhibition for the artist in the Middle East, showcasing over 60 works created since 1997, alongside new ones designed especially for the exhibition.

The 6-metre high self-portrait shows the artist as a giant meditating Buddha greeting his visitors at the entrance of the exhibition space.

  

With a PhD degree in Nihonga painting from the Tokyo University of the Arts, Takashi Murakami has developed a signature style where the most modern techniques combine with the skill and precision of traditional Japanese art.

  

Exhibition in Middle East

Exhibition in France