Uploaded here is Leah Vaughn’s video assignment for Mass Communications Writing 1100, capturing her experience of seeing Prison Dogs at the 36th Annual Hawaii International Film Festival.
Gaza Surf Club is a film that captured a unique and different side to the surf culture we all know and love. I was so captivated with the film that less than half way through, I completely forgot I was even reading subtitles. Living in the States, or anywhere that provides safety and security, it … [Read…]
Two minutes in and I could already tell I never wanted the movie to end. Wow… What an incredible movie. Your Name. is the perfect combination of every film aspect delivered with surgical precision and beauty. A supernatural romantic-comedy-drama, I found myself laughing, holding back tears and hanging on the edge of my seat. Flawless … [Read…]
One hour in and I couldn’t believe it was only half way over. I would recommend Paterson to artful film enthusiasts or anyone with 2hrs they couldn’t better use elsewhere. It is a good film from an art perspective, but slow and dry for my taste. I’ll leave my negative perspective here and move forward … [Read…]
For the end of the Hawaii International Film Festival, I watched another Japanese supernatural anime fantasy called Your Name. The movie was directed and written by Makoto Shinkai. The story revolves two young main characters who has different way of lives. One of the main characters Mistuha Miyamizu is a high school student who … [Read…]