Masquerade Hotel

Masquerade Hotel was shown in the summer of 2019. This is a Japanese movie that is directed by Masayuki Suzuki. The story is that the police search for a serial killer. This serial killer already killed three people. Then, this killer gave hints for the next location every time. The next location is the Cortesia … [Read…]

HPU @ HIFF Wrap Up

One of my problems during my experience at HIFF was just lack of time, it prevented me from seeing a few movies on my wish list, including JoJo Rabbit. Despite difficulties in catching the premieres that I was interested in I did manage to see my number one movie of the event: The Irishman. With … [Read…]

The Report

The Report starring Adam Driver, is a retelling of Daniel Jones’  efforts to shed light on the CIA and investigate its use of “enhanced interrogation” following the 9/11. We follow Jones in his multi year journey to expose the truth; dedicating his life to the cause spending years in a windowless room and sacrificing a … [Read…]

Wrapped and Ranked

My First HIFF: Ranked I had some high ambitions going into my first HIFF. We could see a total of twenty movies for free with our press passes, and I had planned on seeing thirteen. Unfortunately, Reality called to check in and I really only made it to five. But what I lacked in quantity … [Read…]

HIFF 2019 – Wrap Up

The films I watched at HIFF 2019 were Just Mercy, 37 Seconds, and Yellow Rose. I wanted to watch Just Mercy because it was one of the feature films and I saw it was starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson. I chose 37 Seconds because I wanted to watch a Japanese film … [Read…]

Can’t Stop the Dancing

On November 8th, I seen the film, Can’t Stop The Dancing at HIFF (2019). Can’t Stop The Dancing (Dance with me) was the highly anticipated film and spotlight film on Japan held at HIFF. Can’t Stop The Dancing is a 2019 musical comedy film directed by Shinobu Yaguchi. Shinobu Yaguchi is a returning director to … [Read…]

Signal 100 Review

First off, let me start this by saying: WTF? This movie was absolutely ludicrous and I have so many questions but I would be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy it. I laughed so hard watching this movie I thought I was going to run out of air. Signal 100 is a Japanese drama/thriller/horror … [Read…]

The Aeronauts Review

I went to see the movie The Aeronauts on Monday, November 11th with Alicia Spotkaeff. This movie was visually stunning. The shots of the balloon thousands of feet in the air amongst the clouds were breathtaking and the sights they saw up there were awe-inspiring. I have never really been interested in going up in … [Read…]