The Patriarch

The last three days of Hawai’i Film Festival and I finally got to make it to the first movie I have been wanting to watch, since I was flicking through the 2016 HIFF Program Guide, last week in class. The Patriarch is a reminiscent story of the Maori people in the rural areas, around 1960’s. The family drama is portraying […]

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HIFF Recap

Boy, oh boy, that’s it for Hawaii International Film Festival this year. In a span of ten days this annual event took place at the Dole Cannery Theatre just outside of Downtown Honolulu from November 3 to 13. Since I am so incredibly handsome, and also a Mass Comm major at HPU, I got to receive a media pass which […]

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HIFF re-cap

  HIFF FINAL WRAP All in all my HIFF experience was solid. I saw a big turn out for a screening at HPU and a big turn out on closing night at dole theatres. I thought the selection of films were on point and saw that a lot of people are pushing quality work around the world in the film […]

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  TRESPASS AGAINST US The film TRESPASS AGAINST US is a United Kingdom film directed by Adam Smith, starring Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson. This film is essentially about a disruptive family and the conflicts that occur over time on a day to day basis. That being said the story would not be able to develop if Fassbender’s character Chad […]

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  Come Drink With Me The 1966 classic film Come Drink With Me directed by King Hu starring Pei-Pei Cheng and Hua Yueh is an absolute masterpiece and a film that is way ahead of its time. The story is about two groups of enemies. One group kidnaps the governor’s son and holds him for ransom so their leader will […]

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THAT DEMON WITHIN The film THAT DEMON WITHIN  is a chinese Hong Kong film directed by Dante Lam, starring Daniel Wu and Nick Cheung. This film is a supernatural crime thrillers and the main character (Dante Wu) playing Dave Wong a cop that has brutal visions and flashbacks to something that haunts him from his past. Among the flashbacks that […]

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