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Norwegian Wood

Haruki Murakami’s novel seems impossible to be adapted to the big screen because of its non-linear format and its emotionally heavy content. More than twenty years after it was originally published in Japan, a ballsy Vietnamese director, Tran Anh Hung took on the challenge and he reached my expectations. The film is very faithful to … Continue reading

5 Centimeters Per Second

Makoto Shinkai’s 5 Centimeters Per Second is a tough film to review. First of all this Japanese animated movie was divided into 3 arcs and initially released separately as three 20 minute episodes in a release timeframe that was spread across a few months and the whole film was only 63 minutes long. The release … Continue reading

Kung Fu Panda 2

The first Kung Fu Panda film had its charms, but considering the standard already set by PIXAR films, it was underwhelming. A lot of imaginative supportive characters were introduced only to have them underdeveloped and underused. It was a good family film but by no means exceptional. Now comes, the sequel. Frankly, it suffers from … Continue reading

Unleash the elitist in you

You might remember that one time wherein everybody loves this particular movie but you hated it. You wonder if you were the only one who hated it thus sought answers in the internet then lo and behold you found out the movie holds a rating of 10% in Rotten Tomatoes. How could anybody like this … Continue reading