The Hobbit: An Unexpected (Boring) Journey

So I’ve finished reading The Hobbit. It only took me a few days to read and to be honest, I could have read it it one sitting and the movies still wouldn’t have finished. Peter Jackson has turned a modest 300 page novel into an 8 hour and 40 minute bore fest. So here’s what I liked and disliked about the movie, what could have been better and why I prefer the book.

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Start Where You Are. Use What You Have. Do What You Can.

This heart-warming video is about Hal Lasko, a registered blind 98 year old graphic artist who creates beautiful works of art using Microsoft Paint. The video, directed by Josh Brogdan and Hal’s grandson Ryan Lasko, shows that all you need is passion to use the tools that you’re familiar with to create art. Unless you’re made of stone or unable to process human emotion, the video will certainly move you.

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Game of Thrones – Dread Wedding

WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS! If you haven’t caught up with the latest Game of Thrones episode I suggest you read something else. However, if you don’t care about spoilers and want to read this post then be my guest. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Read more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera: What tricks does it have up its sleeve?

I’d like to share some thoughts I’ve been having about the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera ever since it was revealed and what I plan on doing once I get my hands on it. For anyone who isn’t familiar with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, here is everything you need to know. Read more