Grave of the fireflies proved to be a tear-jerking, heart wrenching film to watch, and looking at the studio who produced it, it’s not hard to believe so. Studio Ghibli has been a well renowned name across anime lovers, and even those who have never had interest in films are bound to know that name.… Continue reading Grave of the fireflies & Ilo Ilo
This week’s movie review is on Infernal Affairs by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. I thought the film was really confusing at the start, but I think that was the intent of the directors, to leave the audience guessing to the end. I didn’t feel particularly drawn to the film throughout the beginning, and I actually… Continue reading Infernal Affairs & Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
The films posted for us to study for this article was really intriguing, in my opinion. Hero, by Zhang Yi Mou was quite a cinematic masterpiece. The plot was somewhat complexed, with its many layers and angles, but it also was simple enough to have the audience flow along in its stories with ease. I was… Continue reading Hero & Ju Dou
This reflection will cover two genres of films: Horror and Bollywood. For the Horror section we will be studying the film: The Maid. The Maid conveys the message on how serious it is to respect the staunch Chinese cultural beliefs and superstitions, and it also carries that message of fear to the viewers, almost to show them… Continue reading The Maid & Om Shanti Om
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