Great Films Hunting

Will I find them or will I die trying?

My Paranormal Romance (Victor Villanueva, 2011)

At first glance, I was dubious that the film would flourish as a narrative. To start with, it becomes mushy, preachy, corny and literal from start to finish. The film … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell, 2012)

The only downside to this brilliant film is its trailer, hinting a sense of boredom and dullness. That was the reason I shunned the film up until it became unbearable … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Safety Not Guaranteed (Colin Trevorrow, 2012)

Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) tells a story about Kenneth (Mark Duplass) who posts an ad to accompany him in a time travel, where Darius(Aubrey Plaza) accepts it as a part … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Laputa: Castle in the Sky (Hayao Miyazaki, 1989)

Part of the brilliance of Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986) is that it perfectly executes a genuine friendship Sheeta and Pazuin unlikely setting – a military group and pirate … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Blue Lagoon (Randal Kleiser, 1980)

While watching the film, I had my carnal intentions written all over my head. I couldn’t help it since the way my friend describe the film was: “two child, boy and girl, … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen, 1952)

If you’re looking for a great musical film, you should look no further than Singin’ in the Rain (1952). Packed by upbeat and sentimental songs, with matching sleek choreography, this … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Il Mare (Lee Hyun-Seung, 2000)

Would you still watch a film even though you know  everything about it, from the premise down to the twist? That’s what I was thinking when I was about to … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · Leave a comment