Shouko Nishimiya is the new girl in grade school one day. She is deaf. Instead of being met with understanding she’s met with nothing but bullying, teasing and annoyance by her other class members who would rather not accomodate her. Shouya Ishida is the worst offender of the bullying of Nishimiya. He kicks, slaps, throws … Continue reading “A SILENT VOICE”
It’s 2017. And the podcast continues. Here we are discussing the latest film from Derek Cianfrance, The Light Between the Oceans.
If you’ve read the internet much — which I’m assuming you do since you’re reading this — you’ve heard of Internet backlash. This is the concept where after years of someone with little context of what this thing meant to the people of the time has seen soemthing they find some weird reason to be … Continue reading “CLASS OF ’53: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY”
This is the beginning of my semi-spontaneous series of films from the year 1953. I’ve selected nine (9) films to watch from the year of 1953 that I’ve never seen. I doubt I’ll blog about all of them but we’ll see what shakes out from this. This may be my fourth/fifth film by Howard Hawks that I’m … Continue reading “CLASS OF ’53: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES”
Am I really just to give up entirely and Wong Kar Wai? Last year I was one of the many who championed his foray into action cinema where he made drama the centerpiece with The Grandmaster and I discovered (almost like Columbus himself) the beauty that is In the Mood For Love, so where have I gone … Continue reading “BLINDSPOT: CHUNGKING EXPRESS (1994)”