April 6, 2016
Another Miike, this time for your soul – a Japanese movie that finally gets me the same sentiment as The Neverending Story based on the book by Michael Ende. There is a lot of background on the Great Yokai War – finally a movie that brings the work of the grea mangaka Mizuki Shigeru to
March 26, 2016
Anomalisa is a 2015 American stop-motion comedy-drama film directed and produced by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, and written by Kaufman based on his 2005 play of the same name. It was released on December 30, 2015 by Paramount Pictures. The film follows a lonely self-help author (voiced by David Thewlis) who perceives everyone (Tom Noonan)
April 5, 2015 Respond
Saoirse, a little girl who can turn into a seal, goes on an adventure with her brother to save the spirit world and other magical beings like her.
February 5, 2015 Respond
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is a 2013 Japanese animated fantasy drama film produced by Studio Ghibli and directed and co-written by Isao Takahata, based on the folktale The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter. Sanuki no Miyatsuko, a bamboo cutter, discovers a miniature girl inside a glowing bamboo shoot. Believing her to be a
December 9, 2013 Respond
Really had to push for another Bong Joon-ho movie. Some reviewers said that for this Korean director it’s really impossible to make any bad movies. Well with Memories of Murder (2003) He somehow single handedly reinvented the slasher genre. Apart from Italian director Pupi Avati(Casa con le finestre che ridono), probably nobody placed a serial
August 28, 2013 Respond
Full movie A first rate toxicological, socio-medical thriller. Lately, I’ve seen many quotes from this underrated masterpiece of the 90s. It’s really the dark side of Californian ideology, that peculiar blend of utopianism, high entrepreneurship and libertarianism. During the years of dotcom boom, of Fast Company and Mondo we see the rise of a new
August 17, 2013 Respond
What? Why? How? Reproductive technologies and the biotech revolution have rarely become sexy cinematic subjects or attractive to contemporary directors and it’s always been a mystery why. Do you consider Jurassic Park a biotech movie? Probably not. Well its rife with cloning, extracting ancient DNA, Polymerase Chain Reaction tech and depicts bio engineers as the
January 18, 2013 Respond
My Beautiful Girl, Mari (마리 이야기, Mari Iyagi literally Story of Mari) is a 2002 South Korean animated film. It follows the story of a young boy during summer vacation and ascends into flights of surrealistic fantasy, which may or may not be dream sequences.