Go For Broke

This year’s closing film at the Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani was an island-made film Go For Broke. This film is about the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii and how Japanese-Americans living in Hawaii fought for their right to defend the United States in the war. It’s a beautiful story … [Read…]

A Royal Night Out

Directed by Julian Jarrold, A Royal Night Out was a lighthearted, enjoyable film. When I was sitting in my Modern Media Systems class trying to decide which films to see for HIFF, I stumbled across an entertaining bio for A Royal Night Out. I was already planning to see a documentary (Foodies) and a serious … [Read…]

Foodies (HIFF)

The documentary Foodies was directed by Thomas Jackson, Charlotte Landelius, and Henrik Stockare, who follow five people, known as “foodies”, around the world as they try the most exotic and expensive dishes. I think the first problem with this movie is that they had 3 people directing it, and it was obvious. I didn’t feel like I … [Read…]