During HIFF, I was only able to attend three film screenings. Unfortunately, one of the foreign films I went to see couldn’t be shown. The Hawaii Kai theatre was unable to play any foreign films because of an incompatibility with the Blue Ray … that’s what the theatre’s manager told the half-full theatre waiting for … [Read…]
BIFF! BOOM! POW! It wouldn’t be surprising if you first thought of comic book superheroes when you first read those three words. Big comic book fan? “With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story” is definitely a film to see. This is no way a boring documentary about any old guy. Stan Lee is one of … [Read…]
I designed a popcorn box for HIFF to use.
During this year’s film festival I chose to see four different movies; Paradise Broken, Almost Perfect, Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend, and SENNA. The reason for why I chose these films were because I wanted a variety of genres to be able to get a little taste of everything. The very first film … [Read…]
At this year’s HIFF, I saw a total of four films. The films that I saw, in order, were 6B, Paradise Broken, With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story, and Patang. I chose 6B and Paradise Broken because they were filmed in Hawaii and told real local stories. Another big reason I chose these films … [Read…]
I’ll be honest. I had very high hopes for Prashant Bhargava’s film Patang, and I was let down. Don’t get me wrong; this film was great. It’s just that I had expected something else. Bhargava explained during the HIFF closing press conference that 90% of the people in his film weren’t actors, but ordinary people. … [Read…]
Short Programs #4 I quickly reviewed shorts program #4 for HIFF 31. The movie line up wasn’t as great as program #3 but there were some good ones mixed in there. Check out the Short Programs at the upcoming Film festivals!