Monthly Archives: September 2007

Second Time Around (2002)

I found this movie browsing Netflix for things with Ekin Cheng. This DVD has a severe problem with the subtitles; any place where they should be more than one line, only the last line is shown. I was able to … Continue reading

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The Story of Saiunkoku, DVD 1

aka Saiunkoku Monogatari/彩雲国物語 I rented this from Netflix; it had some hype when it ran. I’m using the DVD names, despite the fact that Shurei’s name sounds like Kou, but is written Hong, which is distracting when watching the subtitles. … Continue reading

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xxxHOLiC, v10 (CLAMP)

xxxHOLiC is the story of Kimihiro Watanuki, a high-school student who can see spirits (and they are generally interested in him). One day, he finds himself in the shop of Yûko Ichihara, who grants wishes for a price. She agrees … Continue reading

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xxxHOLiC (CLAMP) overview

xxxHOLiC is the story of Kimihiro Watanuki, a high-school student who can see spirits (and they are generally interested in him). One day, he finds himself in the shop of Yûko Ichihara, who grants wishes for a price. She agrees … Continue reading

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The Avengers ’65, vol. 1

Secret Agent John Steed (Patrick Macnee) and his sidekick Emma Peel (Diana Rigg) investigate random events affecting national security, and banter wittily as they investigate and kick ass. I’m not sure who the enemy is supposed to be, but they … Continue reading

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Haruki Murakami: Wild Sheep Chase

Someday I will finish this book; today is not the day. At least I made it to the beginning of the plot this time; unfortunately, it’s due back to the library, and I’m not in the mood to finish it … Continue reading

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