Great Films Hunting

Will I find them or will I die trying?

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (Peter Hedges, 2012)

Things are rough to those who persist but don’t get any results. Perhaps, that’s why the wish of Cindy (Jennifer Garner) and Jim (Joel Edgerton), a childless couple, come true … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Duelist (Lee Myung-se, 2005)

I can see the film as an experimental. It contains a story line, but it isn’t as compelling to be considered as a narrative. In experimental, there is one aspect … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Neighbor Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki, 1988)

There’s nothing intelligent in this film, (it doesn’t need to be). It doesn’t make you dumb by watching it either. What you get from My Neighbor Totoro (1988) is a … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cloud Atlas (Lana and Andy Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, 2012)

After watching the film, I was completely baffled as to how the film was made considering its daunting six story lines and manages to maintain consistency both in presentation and … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Source Code (Duncan Jones, 2011)

Here’s a film that depends on technology as a plot point. To find the culprit of a train bombing, Colter relives eight minutes of existence before the explosion. This is … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

April Snow (Jin-ho Hur, 2005)

April Snow (2005) is a slow, but not necessarily dragging, and serious drama about a husband In-su (Bae Yong-jun), who is about to lose his wife due to an accident, and a wife Seo-young … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Serenity (Joss Whedon, 2005)

I decided to try Serenity(2005) immediately after watching the whole Fireflyseries. Serenity is the movie tie-in of the series. I find Serenity disappointing, as far as my memory of Firefly … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment