Archive for May, 2012

5 loves and 5 dislikes (or 10 things that sums up restlessness)

Posted in Me with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 24, 2012 by Eyeless

1. I love cold haricot verts, especially when they are almost frozen. They are so refreshing! I dislike when you order a new mobile phone and there is no USB cable provided in the box.

2. I love Spring and the smell of blooming flowers. It smells of life. I dislike when I get allergic reactions from those smells, though.

3. I love the taste of arrack balls and black coffee, especially when it is enjoyed while watching a setting sun. I (slightly) dislike having tons of song compositions playing in my head while there is no time to actually compose them.

4. I love the outcome of my latest dream sketch. It is almost an exact replica of my dream. I dislike however that I cannot remember the face of the person, whose missing face is the reason why the image isn’t complete.

5. I love that I will be ordering a new laptop soon, very soon. I dislike that I will be ordering a new laptop because my stationary computer is breaking down.

All in all, the present state of my life is quite pleasant, seeing that all positive and negative things do not negate each other. Despite my missing USB cable and the lack of time for composing songs, I still have tasty, nearly frozen haricot verts, and I am just about to enjoy a good cup of black coffee and a delightful arrack ball while watching the setting sun.


Dirty Mouse

Posted in Film with tags , , , , on May 15, 2012 by Eyeless

There is a reason why I don’t like Disney movies, and there is a reason why I love the old Disney shorts. The reason why I don’t love the modern Disney is because there is simply too much normative characters, too predictable stories and too much moral, whereas the older Disney cartoons were short sketches that only served a purpose as pure entertainment, many of them completely without morals. Why? Because it is entertainment.

What I like about the older Disney Cartoons, like The Gallopin’ Gaucho, is the rawness of the humor, the odd characters, the fluent animations that gave soul to the sketches. Of course, the cartoons from around the 1940’s to the 50’s have great lightning and realistic animations, but contain too much message and are stained with morals. I don’t think moral is bad, but it seems the only reason Disney’s cartoons moved that way was to enable children to watch the show, as if Mickey’s original rowdy behaviour would be too demoralising for their innocent eyes. In my eyes, this only takes away a lot of charm. That is why I seldom watch the newer Disney cartoons with a smile on my face, and stick to Donald Duck instead. At least his violent nature wasn’t really tamed until around the 80’s (if he ever was). You can always rely on a lazy, exasperated duck.