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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Grown Ups 2 (Movie Review)

Last Thursday, I went to the press screening of Grown Ups 2 to at GSC Midvalley thanks to Klips. I have always been a fan of Adam Sandler's movie especially The Longest Yard, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry and You Don't Mess with the Zohan. The prequel, Grown Ups was alright and so do read my full review on Grown Ups 2.

Director: Dennis Dugan
Writers: Fred Wolf, Adam Sandler
Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock 

Friday, August 30, 2013

ABSOLUT HIBISKUS - the First-ever Floral-flavoured Vodka in Malaysia

Last month, I've received the "One of a kind. Millions of expressions." ABSOLUT Unique. This time round in conjunction with Malaysia’s Independence Day and Malaysia Day, ABSOLUT HIBISKUS, the first-ever floral-flavoured vodka is introduced by Pernod Ricard Malaysia. Malaysians can look forward to artist collaborations and parties nationwide to sample this latest addition to the ABSOLUT flavours family.

ABSOLUT HIBISKUS which I've received came along with a scroll.
ABSOLUT HIBISKUS is incredibly easy to mix - perfect for creating complex cocktails and still sensational by adding just one ingredient. ABSOLUT passionately leads the creation of exceptional cocktails, bringing the cocktail culture in a new unexpected direction. The slightly acidic, berry-flavour hibiscus is underlined by the sweet notes of pomegranate – made from all natural ingredients.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Step By Step to Grab Deals for your Birthday Party!

TABLEAPP Birthday Dining App just released few days ago, follow this guide would help you get more familiar with how to grab deals for your birthday party.

Step 1: Import your friend list

To import your facebook friend list to our app. Firstly, you can do it on the introduction page when you just installed and open the app for the first time (Refer to image on the left). If you missed out on this, don't worry you could still import your facebook friends here on the third tab with a human icon(Refer to image on the right).

After importing your Facebook friend list, your available upcoming friends birthday will now appear on the Birthday Dining App.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Kick-Ass 2 (Movie Review)

Back in 2010, I watched Kick-Ass after the Project Alpha Season 2 launch at e@curve.
This movie is briefly about a costumed high-school hero Kick-Ass joins with a group of normal citizens who have been inspired to fight crime in costume. Meanwhile, The Mother F%&*^r  (previously Red Mist) plots an act of revenge that will affect everyone Kick-Ass knows.

Director: Jeff Wadlow
Writers: Jeff Wadlow (screenplay), Mark Millar (comic book)
Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Monday, August 26, 2013

Arthur's Day 2013 Launch Party @ KL Live

Once again, Arthur’s Day returns to Malaysian shores with international acts who are set to rock the main stage on 27th September 2013. This Arthur’s Day™ is the 5th annual global celebration ‘To Arthur’ which will be held at the Sepang International Circuit, Welcome Centre. I was at the finale in 2011 which was located in Speed Center KL. You can read about my experience at this link.

Before the prestigious event this coming September, I was invited for the Arthur's Day launch party at KL Live. GUINNESS® fans and members of the media across the room were roaring when GUINNESS® announced the exciting line-up of artists this year. Taking the celebrations up a notch, some of the hottest international music stars, Five for Fighting, All American Rejects and The Wanted will be taking the Arthur’s Day™ stage to celebrate the remarkable legacy of this extraordinary man.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Elysium (Movie Review)

The day after the movie screening of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, I went to another movie screening courtesy of Nuffnang. It was an American science fiction action-thriller film written, co-produced and directed by Neill Blomkamp and starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster called Elysium.

Director: Neill Blomkamp
Writer: Neill Blomkamp
Stars: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Village Sang Nyuk Noodle @ Pandan Jaya, KL

A few weeks back I discovered a friend of mine posted on Facebook about a Sang Nyuk Noodle shop in KL. I have always been craving for Sang Nyuk Mee ever since I moved to KL. Some of you who are not from Sabah might not be familiar with this noodle. It is almost as same as Mixed Pork Noodle, but in Sabah style. The meat slices are fresh, smoother and more tender. Sang Nyuk Mee literally means Raw Pork Noodle.

Village Sang Nyuk Noodle is a shop opened by a chap from Tuaran, Sabah. He claims that they have a shop in Tuaran and this KL branch was opened just a few months back.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (Movie Review)

Last night, I watched a novel adapted movie called The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones courtesy of Nuffnang Malaysia. This movie is briefly about Clary Fray, her mother who have disappeared and learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect the world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld.

Director: Harald Zwart
Writers: Jessica Postigo (screenplay), Cassandra Clare (based on the novel by)
Stars: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Jemima West

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The Purge (Movie Review)

Thanks to ChurpChurp for the screening passes to watch The Purge at GSC Mid Valley.
Briefly, this movie is about a family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized.

Director: James DeMonaco
Writer: James DeMonaco
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder

Monday, August 19, 2013

Mugen Power 4600mAh Extended Battery for Samsung Galaxy S3 (Product Review)

A few weeks back, I received the Mugen Power 4600mAh Extended Battery for Samsung Galaxy S3. I've posted about it on my Instagram and I've received some interest for me to do a blog review on this product.

I am quite sure that majority of my readers now are using a smartphone and sometimes you have to carry two smartphones or an external battery bank to charge your smartphone when it's low battery. The product which I've received from Mugen Power was actually an extended battery that extend the battery life of your smartphone without needing you to charge your device separately like the battery bank.

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Dogit® Voyageur Pet Carrier

Most of you who have followed me on Instagram or have added me on Facebook might know that recently (in June) I have adopted a kitten named Glen. Glen is a male domestic breed and currently five months old. 

Glen, taken from le girlfriend's Instagram.
So today le girlfriend and I went over to Pets Wonderland at Paradigm Mall to get a pet carrier for him. We need to get a pet carrier for him so that it's easier to bring him to the vet for his vaccination jabs. Before that, we've already surveyed a few pet carrier which comes in different material such as fabric and hard plastic.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Heineken Debuts Starclub at Good Vibes Festival 2013!

It's gonna be Malaysia’s first ever Good Vibes Festival, the festival site is steadily taking shape as we speak. Heineken will be unveiling the inaugural arrival of Starclub on our shores as Sepang International Go-Kart Circuit is transformed into a party central this Saturday. 

After making appearances at music festivals around the globe - Defqon.1, Loveland, Mysteryland - and playing host to the likes of Tiësto and Calvin Harris, this year Heineken Starclub makes its debut on Malaysian soil.

Friday, August 16, 2013

The Launch of Ninetology U9 Smartphone Series & “Tech Kaiju Arena” Blogger’s Review Program

Ninetology Marketing Sdn Bhd, an ASEAN mobile device technology company has finally makes their entry into the Premium Smartphone category with the launch of its U9 series of smartphones.  The U9 series unite-as-one power-infused technology and the urbanite profile to present three models, X1, Z1, and Z1+, which are new and stylish devices engineered to meet the human needs of speed, precision and high levels of engagement.  

Urbanites can now enjoy premium Quad-core smartphones very much suited for their upbeat lifestyle, hassle free. Well, what I can say right now is Ninetology is currently pushing in the Quadcore smartphone market but deliver a more affordable product to users.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

ONE Fighting Championship™ Returns to Singapore on 18 October for ONE FC: Total Domination!

If you guys have been following my blog since the beginning of the year, I'm sure that you guys must have read some of my MMA coverage on ONE FC and MIMMA. Well, ONE FC, the biggest Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion will return to Singapore for another blockbuster event on 18 October 2013 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Headlining the fight card is the most highly-anticipated fight in ONE FC history – the unification bout for the ONE FC Bantamweight World Championship title.

 Fight fans have been eagerly awaiting the return of ONE FC to Singapore after closely following the intense non-stop, adrenaline-pumping action that has accompanied the promotion throughout the multi-city tour this year. Now the wait is over. Expected to be yet another sold-out event, fight fans are set to pack out the 12,000-seater Singapore Indoor Stadium once again for a night of world-class MMA action.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Last Summer (Thai) Movie Review

Hey guys. For some Chinese folks who believe this, the Hungry Ghost Festival is coming and there's a few horror movie to be released this month. One of them is Last Summer ("Ruedoo ron nan chan tai" -original title) a Thai horror movie. Thanks to, I get to watch this movie a day before its general release date in Malaysia.

Director: Kittithat Tangsirikit, Sittisiri Mongkolsiri, Saranyoo Jiralak
Starring: Jirayu La-ongmanee, Suthatta Udomsilp, Pimpakan Phraekhunnatham, 
Krit Sathapanapitakkij, Ekkawat Ekatchariya

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Unbeatable (Movie Review)

I was at the screening of Unbeatable last night in GSC Pavilion KL courtesy of Tune Talk.
Unbeatable is a 2013 Hong Kong–Chinese film directed by Dante Lam. The film had it's premiere at the Shanghai Film Festival on June 18, 2013 and won the Best Actor (Nick Cheung) and Best Actress (Crystal Lee) award.

Director: Dante Lam
Producer: Candy Leung
Writer: Dante Lam, Jack Ng, Fung Chi-fung
Starring: Nick Cheung, Eddie Peng, Mei Ting, Crystal Lee

Monday, August 12, 2013

DOGATHON™ 2013 @ Bukit Ekspo, UPM Serdang

DOGATHON™ is back again this year. My first time attending this event was back in the year 2010 and I missed the event in 2011 and 2012. You can read about it here (Part 1 | Part 2).
 This time round, I am looking forward to attend this event again and can get to snap some great photos of those lovely dogs. I am pretty sure my kitten at home will be really jealous!

Theme: The Stone Age, “After 33,000 years, the man-canine bond never ends!"
DOGATHON™ 2013, now in its 17th year, is the biggest annual event organized by the VETERNAK and Zoologico Club of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UPM. This event is the biggest dog gathering in Malaysia, and it is a promised fun-filled day to all visitors.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Meet & Greet Session with the MasterChef Australia Contestant - Amina El Shafei

Before the month of July ended, I was invited to the Meet & Greet' Session with the MasterChef Australia Contestant - Amina El Shafei at Blu Med Ristorante e Bar. Before the meet and greet session, Amina was at the Mid Valley center court doing a stage demo. If you have seen my earlier blog post about my marketing session experience with Amina, you probably have a clue on what she was cooking at the demo. You can read about it here.

Well, if you couldn't find it in my previous blog post, then let me tell you here. It's fried rice with chicken and prawns!

Friday, August 9, 2013

The Conjuring (Movie Review)

A few days back, girlfriend and I went to Cathay Cineplex to watch The Conjuring. We didn't get movie screening passes for this movie but we heard that it's worth paying to watch it in the cinema. The Conjuring is about two paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

Director: James Wan
Writers: Chad Hayes, Carey Hayes
Stars: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Asia's Biggest Ever Obstacle Challenge - The Viper Challenge @ Sepang International Circuit

Viper Challenge is set to be one of Malaysia’s most exciting events for 2013, the Viper Challenge at the Sepang International Circuit on 17 & 18 August is a 20km obstacle style running and challenge course filled with unique man-made obstacles that will challenge both heart and spirit.

Asia's perennial obstacle challenge like no other and largest ever course, it is designed to take you out of your comfort zone and inspire you to reach the ultimate goal of completion. Whether you enter the challenge as an individual warrior or as part of a team, you will finish understanding that only teamwork will get you across the line, as without it you are unlikely to succeed.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (Movie Review)

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters is a movie sequel to Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief which was released in 2010. I don't think I've written a review on the prequel but if I did, I am sure that I would have rate it below average. Once again, thanks to Nuffnang for giving me the passes for the movie premiere screening of Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.

Director: Thor Freudenthal
Writers: Marc Guggenheim (screenplay), Rick Riordan (based upon the novel "Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters" written by)
Stars: Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

High Tea Session with Meet Fresh @ Pavilion KL

Last Sunday, I was invited to attend the High Tea Session with Meet Fresh press conference at Pavilion KL. Meet Fresh is a Taiwanese dessert chain that prides itself on preserving the authentic taste of yesteryears when food was handmade by the sellers and ingredients were of the highest quality and fresh. I first tried their Taiwanese dessert in one of their outlet in One Utama last year.

This is a part of Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs’ (MOEA) effort in reaching out to neighbouring countries, its Bureau of Foreign Trade jointly with “Meet Fresh” invited members of the media and bloggers for a high tea session at the latter’s outlet in Pavilion KL. The high tea enabled the guests to have an authentic taste of Taiwan’s delicacies and other wholesome treats.

Monday, August 5, 2013

The Smurfs 2 (Movie Review)

Back in 2011, The Smurfs first movie was released as an American 3D family comedy film loosely based on The Smurfs comic book series. I did manage to catch that movie in the cinema thanks to Nuffnang and I've reviewed it in this link here. So after 2 years, the Smurfs are back again with more smurfcited action and comedy. Again, thanks to Nuffnang for the movie premier screening passes.

Director: Raja Gosnell
Writers: J. David Stem (screenplay), David N. Weiss (screenplay)
Stars: Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays

Saturday, August 3, 2013

The Wolverine (Movie Review)

It has been 2 years Twentieth Century Fox released X-Men: First Class and 4 years X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Wolverine has finally released in cinemas on 25th of July. Thanks to Cathay Cineplex, I was given an opportunity to watch The Wolverine a few days ago.

Director: James Mangold
Writers: Mark Bomback, Scott Frank
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima

Friday, August 2, 2013

Celebrate Raya with a new iPhone 5 from Celcom!

Hey guys, if you are planning to get a new phone for this Raya, you might want to consider this iPhone 5 Raya Promo from Celcom. Lets celebrate this Raya season with a new iPhone 5 from just RM88/month. Want to know how? I'll explain it in this blog post.

From 11 July – 15 September 2013, get an iPhone 5 from just RM1,488 with Celcom First Data mPro Plus at RM88/month. Exclusively from Celcom the fastest network in Malaysia. What excite me the most by getting the iPhone 5 is the upcoming iOS7 which will be out for the consumer this coming September, that's only a month away! :D

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Fusion Haven Cafe & Restaurant @ Sri Petaling

Fusion Haven Cafe & Restaurant (無國界) is located in Bandar Baru Sri Petaling at the same row with Sri Petaling Police Station. For those who are not familiar with that area like myself might not know about this undiscovered gem of fusion cuisine. Not long ago, they has just introduced their new Fusion Haven menu. It is complete with mouthwatering selections of Italian, Japanese, Korean, Jamaican, American, & German cuisines.

The founder, Danny Loke has opened this restaurant for more than 10 years after he decided to take a big leap from his career working in an advertising company. His principal is to deliver the best from his restaurant out to his customers and so that's why he constantly keen to get feedbacks to improve his business.