After 3 weeks, I’m finally home 🙂 Once again, Changi Airport never ceases to impress me. Immigration clearance is AMAZING in Singapore. And my trusty red luggage was already on the belt when I got there.
I don’t know if it’s just me but the weather in Singapore is currently beautiful. So I’m lapping it all up. The flight home was alright. It was on the A380 straight from London and I don’t know what all the hooting and hollering was about but it’s not my favourite plane. The incline on the seat is like a mere 10degrees, sure the seat may be like an inch wider but when you’re on a plane for more than 12hours, you want your seat to incline more than just a smidgin. Despite that, I did get a couple of hours of sleep but was watching movies mostly.
I’m going through a Transformers phase and on the way back from London, I watched Revenge of the Fallen yet again. The soundtrack is pretty much stuck in my head and I’m toying with the idea of buying the CD this weekend. Anyway, Optimus is so my robot right now, yes, I like them big and strong 🙂 I can’t be the only one who is turned on by the sounds of crashing metal, right?
Anyway on my trans Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Ocean flights, I did watch other movies and manage to catch up them.
500 Days of Summer is a sweet yet somewhat realistic interpretation of love in the 21st century. In my humble opinion anyway. I’m not so sure that love has changed much through the passage of time, but this film pretty much covers what it’s like to fall in and out of love, only to fall in it again … in a world that can be quite cynical. The casting was about perfect for me. The story is simple and something I could curl up on a couch with a pint of ice cream to watch again.
Yes, I fought it for a bit and this was actually the last movie I saw on the plane. No, it is not as good as the book … not by a stretch but it was decent. I still think John Cusack would have been the perfect Henry but since I’m not a casting director in Hollywood, I have to take what I can get. I like what the book made me ponder about for days, would the relationship be any easier if you knew you’d end up together? I’m not sure the movie caught the same essence and for me, there’s a certain beauty about the unknown … anticipation, that’s totally my thing.
This was my favourite film from all the flights 🙂 There’s something about stop frame motion that is magical. A simple story about friendship with an ending that is anything but cliche. So yes, I would say everyone should watch this one. If for nothing else, but to brought into a magical world of claymation.
Then I also caught a couple of reruns for me, Back to the Future, The Neverending Story, The Girl that Leapt Through Time which are films that I can watch over and over again 🙂
I did say I’m so glad to be home, right?