Tag: Hawaii International Film Festival

Death for Justice: Takashi Miike’s 13 Assassins

13 Assassins, directed by prolific Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike, is based on an actual historical event. Set in the peaceful Edo period (1600 – 1868), the sadistic Lord Naritsugu rapes, kills and tortures at will. Being the half-brother of the Shogun, the head of the ruling Tokugawa government, the young […]

The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest – Film Review

Once again I went into this film with no knowledge about it at all except that it was based off a popular book series. Little did I know that the book series is originally from Sweden! “The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest” is the third and final installment to […]

Keahou @ Sunset on the Beach-HIFF 2010

  This group was part of the entertainment at Sunset on the Beach in Waikiki.  They are currently students at  Kamehameha Schools and they sounded awesome, like pros!! Also they had a hula dancer that danced beautifully, even when this random love bird flew on her head.  I was so […]

KS Alumni Glee Club @HIFF Sunset on the Beach-Waikiki

I attended the Sunset on the Beach that was dedicated to HIFF’s film “One Voice.” I heard a lot about this movie and wanted to see what it was all about.  While waiting for the film to start they had entertainment such as Kamehameha local band “Keahou” and the Kamehameha […]

Time Traveler: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time – Film Review

Time Traveler: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time was the first film I watched as part of the Hawaii International Film Festival. I went in knowing nothing about the film, or the film festival. I saw the film on a whim simply because it was a Friday night, and it […]