Cineplex theaters in Phnom Penh

We used to treat ourselves to a trip to Bangkok just to see a movie on the big screen. I remember we twice checked out the local Khmer films. They sold fruit instead of popcorn, which was nice. But the air con was poor, the sound quality was horrible, and conversations including mobile phone calls were rampant. Once, about halfway or more through the film, the reel unexpectedly stopped and they started it right back at the beginning. Only the three or so foreigners sitting in the theater looked around, baffled, while everyone else seemed fine with it. It was not the theater experience we're used to. But now we have two very nice cineplex theaters in the Penh! Seats are big, screen and sound quality is great, and they even start on time! … [Read more...]

tunes: All Alone on Christmas

Christmas movies are so corny. This year we watched Love, Actually. It's a feel-good, very watchable chic flick. Loved this track from it by Darlene Love, although the video is for Home Alone 2 (which I also enjoyed years ago). This holiday fanatic is always looking for good christmas flicks, so if you have a rec let me know :-) … [Read more...]