Taylor Swift’s Resumé and Her New Self: 2017 First MV

LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO

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One more time, Taylor Swift makes people stunned by her performance, music, video, and her ability to integrate many things to be showed. I think she’s a genius. I admire her ability to turns the bad feelings/bad words/bad perspectives to a master piece. Look, there are people who called her a snake (urgh, I hate snakes). But, Taylor Swift shows it like: ‘Yes, I am the snake. So, here I show you what a snake looks like or what a snake can do!‘ I think that side of her is VERY COOL.

From 1989 Album in 2014, I think, she succeeds to show her more mature side. Especially, it seems like she’s really mean to show the world who Taylor Swift is. She even shows the older versions of herself. She records it all, Guys. She records all the naysayer said about her actions or anything about her life and put it on her song(s). For me, it shows how a successful person always records her/his milestones throughout her/his life and career. It shows that Taylor Swift (as all great people in this world) respect all the bads and goods of her life.

People always say that Taylor Swift cannot dance. Maybe, she was. It is normal for anyone, especially when that person is tall. That’ll be harder and they will look stiff.

In this video ‘Look What You Made Me Do’, Taylor Swift shows her dance skill. Maybe she’s already can dance or she learns it along the way. I don’t know. But, I believe that everything can be learned if you can’t do it before. What Taylor Swift’s works and herself look like, it reminds me that as an ordinary human you can be and do anything you want. Of course, all those things need process and a lot of time. So do yourself.

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I love the scene where Taylor stands up on a mountain of a bunch of her older versions. She looks so confident and really believes in herself, what she really wants to have/to do/to be at the moment. She might don’t mean to be ‘that fake’ like people said. She’s just being herself. Shows many sides of herself and she’s not worried about what would be other people reacts. She didn’t expect other people to always give their opinions about everything she does, I think.

I guess, from now on, Taylor Swift will show what is the real TAYLOR SWIFT is. It will be a time where she’s being more confident, smarter, harder, and maybe ‘annoying’ for all those people who don’t like whatever she does or says. We’ll see it only makes her be more shine.

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Good luck for her new album: reputation (Well, there will be no doubt).

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*All pictures are from its source respectively

– peace –

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Admiring Martin Garrix’s Works

He is so much younger than me. He is more amazing than me. His work is more extraordinary than whatever I ever did. 

ADMIRE is the right word for ‘my thing’ for him. It is not a jealousy, but more be like amazed by what he has done. I always to dream big, but never know what to do and how to do to get it. I always look up to my parents, whatever they said, I do. Then I realize, I should do what I really believe, even if I’m scared. Because in this life–my life–there’s so much flaws (so do my neighborhood, my parents, my siblings, my friends, and my knowledges). What they think (what I think) they know (I know) that’s always limited. So, that’s why do anything is so more giving an impact when you do it at young age–like Martin Garrix does.

Martin Garrix, after all, is a great boy. He does his things from an early age. Produce so many great works. Plus, he loves what he is doing. He is grateful, I think. 

When I heard Garrix’s works, I think he has the Dutch music type. It is the same with other Dutch DJs. They’re kind have a glimpse similar sound (nothing’s not right, though). Then, Martin Garrix add his own taste to his works that makes it more hype and today’s milenial generation color. 

I always admire people who loves what they do and do their job without demand anything big, unless satisfaction for themselves. They are doing that for themselves. I envy those kind of people. 

The newest performance from Martin Garrix is Live Tomorrowland 2017. They have so many new songs. Some are unreleased. My favorite is ‘So Far Away’ by Martin Garrix & David Guetta ft. James Arthur & Ellie Goulding. What is yours?

– peace –

P.S : I lack of remember or distingush the type of music/trends name. But I can feel those differences. I will always learn and get more practise to know it. 

DUNKIRK EXPERIENCE

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Hello, hello!

It’s so nice to be back. This is my experience after watching “Dunkirk” movie, around a week ago. I actually was wanted to watch the another movie. Well, “Dunkirk” didn’t disappoint me.

“Dunkirk”, I don’t know about other people, for me, it is a ‘history-sucker’ without much of words. The director meant it so, I think. I always like any history stories. Even when I was at school. They can make me travel through times, make me imagine how the way of life at that time, how people at that time dress up, how their attitude or lifestyle then, etc. And as someone who from different country, language, and continent from that history has made, their history make me more fascinated or amazed.

In “Dunkirk” movie, I love the way they make it tells the story by the plot–sometimes with dialog. But, there’s more without words. Even without much words, the story tells so much. As a movie lover and an audience, the story gives me a chance to imagine what is actually happening at that time.

I love the way the movie showed me the situation, the fear, the will to survive (with friends or alone), and the labile emotion and mind from the main person or as the main character. That’s important, I think because in this world everyone is a lead character in his/her life. What decision one self will make? What the unstable or not sure of what to do when facing a choice between to live or die–or as that is your last chance. It’s crucial. It’s terrifying. It’s selfishness. Even touching.

The graphic techniques of the movie are really good (I’m not an expert in graphic, it is my perspective as an audience and movie lover) and the story-telling is also an unusual experience with a great result.

I love it, I admire it, and I want to watch it again.

So much satisfaction from this movie.

– peace – #moviescapture

Fall for iKON

 

I got exposed to iKON since the beginning of this year. I don’t expect they’re just debut in 2015. I watched their survival program ‘WIN’ (2013). B.I, Bobby, Jinhwan, Yunhyeong, June, and Donghyuk were part in Team B done the battle with Team A (later on called WINNER). Such a cruel battle between the kids who know each other well.

Some of them don’t know what to do, and the other seems bewildered. The situation was really unsure. But, they were doing what they should be doing. They all were doing great works. As an ordinary citizen, I enjoyed their performances, especially the Team B’s. They are energic, unexpected (in good ways), and more than satisfying to watch their acts.

For a couple of months, both Team A and Team B worked very hard to give a better and better and better performance every time. They had to face evaluation every month and for those special months on that survival program, they had to give a great quality of them twice than ever. Even Team B didn’t win the ‘WIN’ survival program, they showed no regrets. They are happy for the Team A’s victory. Then, they practice harder than before. It leads them to another survival program: ‘Mix & Match’ (2014). The survival between themselves to get a position to debut, with three extra trainees.

It was heart-breaking for them, I guess. Especially the Team B’s members. They had to face the reality to be split and or couldn’t debut. It was a war between themselves. They dislike the situation and dislike their feelings towards it. In the end, they keep doing their best throughout the program. It’s so amazing. All members of Team B finally chosen as the new group’s member of YG Entertainment (that time) with a name: iKON. I know two other trainees were doing their best of the best too, and with Chanwoo, their boy group is complete.

Whatever you call it (fate, etc), I think Team B’ members are hard working people, unwavering learner, and always make sure they are giving their best, regardless the situations are. They make their future become reality. It reminds me to get better with my own life too. I can imagine it, how stressed, how unsure they were about their future in those situations. But they’re young, they are must be grateful now to have those experiences at that age. I envy them.

I realize now, why iKON members look so great, professional and seem old, even though they’re just debut in 2015 (two years ago). It’s all because they’re all already have many experiences before their debut. Like other human beings who have a lot of experiences in his/her life, their–iKON–confidence has built by the ups and downs of life, get wiser along the journey, and mastering the anxiety in front of the public. Sometimes, people don’t know the differences between confidence and arrogance. And I choose to be positive. Life is always simple–that’s what the ‘Receivers of the World’ said.

– Peace –

Human Race in ‘SING’ Movie

I know it’s a late post because this movie was out in December 2016. But, what I like to re-tell the feeling and lesson about this story is how strong the desire of someone (or animal, in this case) can bring him to something he wanted to be.

‘There is always a way’, that’s what wise-ancient people said.

So, he never gave up. Even if he really hits the rock bottom and the naysayers’ word look so right. His big dream and the desire inside his heart never go away. When there’s an opportunity, he is not let it go. Whatever his conditions are. He, himself, change the darkness to lightness.

 

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https://www.moviefone.com/movie/sing/20079148/main/

The animals character, I imagine it as if we–the human–are them. One kingdom: animals, but different species: koala, mouse, gorilla, pigs, etc). We are all actually can live together in peace, but never can reproduce offspring if I am a crocodile and have a partner a giraffe. That’s not gonna work.

And as one and only species of the human being on this planet, I feel so grateful, that we are all ONE. Doesn’t need to bother because falling in love with different species. Except, love for our pets, that’s another special case.

http://www.cartoonbrew.com/feature-film/illumination-announces-sing-with-85-songs-and-matthew-mcconaughey-as-a-koala-121742.html

— PEACE —

iKON Comeback May 2017

After a year of break, they’re back with new concept–their two MVs show it all. I know, there’s many people who says that their new songs and or their concept are weird, not suit for them, bad taste, awkward music, etc. But, I kinda like it. This is only my short opinion. I’m not an expert. I’m a music lover.

The first time I saw the BLING BLING MV, I think of a futuristic-dark-street style (I don’t know how to say it better). The music video is eye-cathing. How they shot the angle or scene one by one are nice to see. For me. Unfortunately, I couldn’t see clearly each members’ face. Well, that might be part of their concept too–with all of the fashion concept. I don’t know. The choreography are easy to follow. The song and music itself is addictive. I like it. One thing that is funny for me is when they’re nodding their heads several time for no reasons ‘바보 가타’ like stupid (in good ways, of course).

And then, there’s B-DAY MV. I don’t know Korean really well, so I thought this music video is really weird (more weird than BLING BLING, in good ways) and funny. First, the choreograpy when they acted as a puppy? or a bee? I think that came out of nowhere. What’s the connection between title ‘B-Day’ and a bee? The visual graphic they used are surprising. Not only that, the heads of the bees are themselves. It was hilarious. If they’re really meant it as a ‘weird or strange or unusual’ concept, I think they got it right. The concept is really catchy.

Well, over all, I like their new concept for their comeback this time. As young generation, they’re not afraid to try and show something new, for themselves and to other people. Not afraid of being told that is a mistake or it is a bad move.

(Source of pictures are not mine)

-Peace-

Satisfaction of kdrama Moon Lover: Scarlet Heart Ryeo

I am kind of unable to move on from this Korean Drama these days. Moon Lover: Scarlet Heart Ryeo. Like other bestseller movies, stories, or books that I’ve watched, this k-drama is something for me. 

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Despite of the critics say–well, I’m not a professional though–I think the way of its director shoot for a scene is really detail and capturing what it needs to be showed. Like, for a couple times when Hae Soo accepted a man’s hand that ever lend to her. It reminds me to not loss my trust or believe. It reminds me that ‘ok, I have fall. So what?! Let’s get up again.’

You’ve been ignored, wasted by your family or the loved ones, being underestimated by people, being betrayed, etc. But when you decide it, nothing can stop you for going up to the top of the top. 

The story also told me that no matter what kind of life do you have, it’s up to you to choose your own path. It is you who invented yourself. It is you who made the decision, and it is you who take the responsibles and its consequences. You can achieve anything that you set your mind to.

I love the scene when its introduce Wang So as a dog-wolf at his first appearance while riding a black horse, with an eclipse moon background. That picture is so beautiful. Well, I always admire Lee Jun Ki’s works. It’s a pleasure to see him every year on TV. Then back to the drama, I love Hae Soo and Wang Wook’s love story. It is so deep feeling. The scene when Wang Eun and his wife died have touched me also. When he looked at his 3rd hyungnim who’s about to release the next arrow to him, that was so sad. 

Maybe the writers have their own reasons, viewpoints or background when writing the story. But, I thank to them to made such an inspirational and motivation story through this drama. And it is good to see the actors played their characters with the greatness of act. I’ve been fallen to your play, guys.