Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Got Chocolate?

What Your Taste in Chocolate Says About You

You are sweet, mellow, and easily satisfied.
You don't like anything too intense and dramatic.
Deep down, you're a kid at heart... and you're nostalgic for the past.

You are emotionally expressive and sensitive.
You're effected by everything around you.
Your friends appreciate your open heart, but they are afraid of hurting your feelings.

You love being by yourself and thinking. Developing your own theories and ideas is fun.
You feel lost when you're forced to be social. Being with other people can be lonely for you.

So true!

Saturday, April 26, 2008

LOST Now Online at CTV.ca

Canadian fans of LOST, hear ye, hear ye!

Y'all know that we Canadians - at least those who don't live in the US - can't watch LOST on ABC.com because we are not US residents, right? Now, we can!!!

Latest episodes of LOST, as well as of Grey's Anatomy and Desperate Housewives, are now available online at CTV.ca. According to CTV, the latest episode for each series will be posted after its West Coast broadcast and will be available for 28 days. Also, the CTV website will also feature the last two episodes of each series before their recent hiatus (i.e. the writer's-strike-induced hiatus of five weeks, in LOST's case), episode recaps, previews, and exclusive online content, in LOST's case.

I just re-watched "The Shape of Things to Come" and it left me with the same emotions and blown mind (in the innocent sense, hehe) that last night's "live" broadcast left me with. The episode is divided into six clips. As per the above statement, the last two episodes of LOST before the five-week hiatus - "Meet Kevin Johnson" and "Ji Yeon" - are available online. You can also send either the clip URL or the episode URL to any friend, as well as bookmark or post either the clip or the episode on Facebook, Reddit, Delicious, Stumble Upon, and/or Digg.

Pretty nice, eh?

Now, if you'll excuse me, I will re-watch episode 4x09 again.

Friday, April 25, 2008

Jimmy Kimmel and TV Guide Speak with Darlton

My head is still spinning from last night's LOST episode, "The Shape of Things to Come". How's your head?

Anyway, there is a two-part interview on the TV Guide website among TV Guide, Jimmy Kimmel, Carlton Cuse, and Damon Lindelof. Apparently, Kimmel - a LOST addict himself - arrived ten minutes early and with a two-inch-thick stack of research. Wow. Did he go on every LOST fan site? That would be a lot.

In the first part of the interview published on 22 April, Kimmel opened with a question regarding the Island's healing powers. It went like this:

The island heals some people and doesn't heal others. For instance, Ben needed an operation from Jack to beat cancer, but it seems like Sawyer gets injured every sixth episode and by the next, he's fine. Is that just a TV thing?

Even The Powers That Be were surprised at Kimmel's hardcore-fanboy-ness. Carlton quipped, "Where are the softball questions, Jimmy? What about the warm-up?"

And that is just the beginning.

In the second part published yesterday, 24 April, Kimmel asked whether or not everyone on the Island is from planet Earth. Interesting question, isn't it? Darlton's answer?

Cuse: [Long pause] Yes. That may be one of the best Lost questions we've ever been asked.
Lindelof: When you get asked questions like that, you have to be very careful how you answer.

Even more interesting answer, isn't it? Or is it just me? You tell me. (Of course, there's the assumption that someone actually reads this.)

"Something Nice Back Home" - LOST's episode 4x10 - airs on 1 May 2008, at 10/9 central on ABC.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Three-Hour Season Four Finale Event for LOST Confirmed!

It's official! And it`s so freaking FAN-TAS-TIC!!!

Kristin Dos Santos on E! Online has confirmed that there`s going to be a THREE-HOUR season finale event for LOST. Yes, we`ve now got fourteen hours of LOST this year. Woohoo!!!

So this is how things are gonna go down: the first hour of the finale will air on May 15th, then the last two-thirds of the finale will air on May 29th. One week without LOST will definitely suck, especially if the little one-week-hiatus is splitting the season finale. But I guess it`s all right, since we`re so used to hiatuses, right?

To quote her:

It's official: Sources confirm to me exclusively that Steve McPherson has signed off on Lost's extraspecial 14th hour this season, which means Lost is getting a three-hour finale! The first hour airs May 15, the second and third hours will air May 29, beginning at 9 p.m. (ABC will still air the finales of Ugly Betty and Grey's Anatomy on May 22, as expected.)

Word is there are so many big reveals the producers wanted to deliver this season that they felt anything less than a full three-hour finale would have cheated the fans. In fact, I'm hearing that the writers' draft for the second half of the finale was 80 pages long, which led all parties involved to realize these stories had to be told now. Anything else would have felt like a rip-off for the fans.

This is the best LOST news I have heard since the casting of Jeremy Davies, Rebecca Mader, Ken Leung, Jeff Fahey, and Lance Reddick.

*Resumes jumping up and down, and doing the happy dance*

You know what else is great about the season finale news? I am off work that week! See, I wanted to ask my boss for a week off. Then I looked at our accounting calendar and I discovered that the last week of May – the week of my birthday – is the fifth week of a five-week accounting period. So I asked my boss for the week off on the week of May 26th and she gave it to me!

Ain’t that super fantastic? This means I wouldn`t look like heck the morning after. Unlike last May 24, 2007 (the day after the Season Three finale, where Charlie died) when I looked like heck because of too much crying.

So... DarkUFO has the updated Season Four episode schedule:

Episode 4.12 - 15th May (Finale Part 1) 10pm-11pm
Episode 4.13 - 29th May (Finale Part 2 and 3) 9pm-11pm

I cannot wait!

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go jump up and down, and pump my fist in the air. And, of course, do my weird happy dance.

Friday, April 11, 2008

I Wish I Were Calleigh Duquesne

The recent episodes of CSI: Miami have made me very happy. It seems that my favourite pairing (Eric/Calleigh) has made some progress in their relationship.

Take a look at my favourite CSI: Miami moment so far. This was taken from episode "All In," the conclusion of Calleigh Duquesne's abduction story arc.

Gaaahhhh! That was a major "kilig" moment!

Here is my second-favourite CSI: Miami scene.

Did you see Eric Delko's face? He looked so pissed off. It's like he was sending this message to Calleigh's abductor: "I will kill you for endangering Calleigh Duquesne." Fan-tas-tic!

Oh, one more thing: remember the initial CBS promos for the return of CSI: Miami after the strike? The one where they showed Calleigh wearing a wedding veil and Eric gazing at her with the smile that only Eric Delko could give? Yeah, a major fake-out. It turned out Eric and Calleigh were just recreating the scene! Here is the scene from "You May Now Kill The Bride" anyway:


On the other hand, my favourite CSI: NY pairing (Danny/Lindsay) is having a rough patch in their "relationship"! I've always thought them perfect for each other, although I haven't seen every step in the progression of their relationship. (LOST is my top priority, and Season 3 of both LOST and CSI: NY were on the same time slot - Wednesdays at 10 PM). According to the season three finale article from Wikipedia, Danny and Lindsay woke up on the pool table and a flashback showed that they slept with each other (yes, on the pool table).

(By the way, thanks to YouTube user DrBrennan for letting me use this clip.)

Which should be great for them, right? Well, in the episode "Child's Play" (4x11), the son of Danny's neighbour was killed. In his grief and guilt, he slept with his neighbour, Rikki. The morning-after was depicted in the episode "Right Next Door" (aired on 9 April 2008). In the same episode, Danny declined Lindsay's lunch-date invitation, which hurt Lindsay. As shown in the following clip, she admitted that she has fallen in love with Danny and she confessed that she was mad at herself for that. She told Danny she has to figure out how to "let that go".

Dang! Where are they gonna go from here? Is it really the end for them? I hope not.

Five days till the next CSI: NY episode (and hopefully the next installment in the Danny/Lindsay love story)!

While I'm at it... THIRTEEN DAYS till the return of LOST!