THE OTHER GHIBLI MARATHON: THE CAT RETURNS (2002)

This is part of my Other Ghibli Marathon. While most of my posts will feel/read like full reviews this one is slightly different. I’d call this more of a reactionary posting than anything else, a short smattering of thoughts and just me ranting because this one didn’t start me off too well. The Cat Returns feels … Continue reading “THE OTHER GHIBLI MARATHON: THE CAT RETURNS (2002)”

‘WADJDA’ DISCUSSING JUDGING SOCIETIES AND CHILDREN’S DREAMS

We are western. We are liberal. We are right; we think. The thing about film and film understanding is that we can only understand it through our own value system, for the most part. It is truly special when a film allows us to understand it’s story through it’s own value system as opposed to … Continue reading “‘WADJDA’ DISCUSSING JUDGING SOCIETIES AND CHILDREN’S DREAMS”

“CIRCUMSTANCE” IS A MISUNDERSTOOD LOVELY TRAILER

I noticed this weekend this pretty cool looking Iranian love film, check out the trailer below: Synopsis: A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager’s growing sexual rebellion and her brother’s dangerous obsession. Not that I know where this film is heading, but I think I have a good idea and it looks really … Continue reading ““CIRCUMSTANCE” IS A MISUNDERSTOOD LOVELY TRAILER”

TRAILERS: CARANCHO

It’s the film that’s Argentina’s official submission for best foreign film category for the Academy Awards this year and here’s the trailer tucked below: Synopsis: In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a … Continue reading “TRAILERS: CARANCHO”