Paradise Broken

Paradise Broken

On Friday night I went to my very first Hawaii International Film Festival showing to see Paradise Broken. I did not know what to expect from the movie since all I knew about it was what the summary in the HIFF catalogue said. The reason Paradise Broken caught my attention though, was because it was supposed … [Read…]

Review – Headhunters

So I decided I simply had to go support my home-country Denmark and see Headhunters (directed by Morten Tyldum and based on a novel by Jo Nesbø). I was both nervous and exited before going to see the movie, because my sister told me that it was really scary, but really good at the same … [Read…]

HIFF Business Card

For the HIFF print deliverable I attached a sample of a business card I thought would be cool. On the front are pictures from three of the movies I’d like to see at the festival. “Bob Marley: Making of a Legend,” “My wedding and Other Secrets,” and “Minds in the Water.” On the back of … [Read…]

Headhunters

I’m so excited to see the movie Headhunters tonight. The author of the book the movie is based on is my favorite Norwegian author, Jo Nesboe. (He wrote the big seller the Snowman a couple of years ago) I’m going with my American friend Lauren, and with my lovely classmate Sophie (from Denmark). I think … [Read…]

HIFF Review– We Need to Talk About Kevin

We Need To Talk About Kevin stars Tilda Swinton and John C. Reilly as the parents of Kevin, a diabolical son apparently void of feelings, played by Ezra Miller. It seems that since birth the relationship between mom and son was frustrating. Kevin’s continuous crying drives his mother Eva into an internal depression. The situation … [Read…]

Review of 6B

Scene from Vacancy

6B is an anthology of six short films, all set in Hawaii. Only four films were shown because the remaining two weren’t completed in time for HIFF. However, this didn’t make the film any less amazing. All of the short films are connected by the theme “6B.”   The first film, entitled Vacancy, is a … [Read…]