The Scent of Green Papaya concerns itself with being realistic, with finding the beauty in the ordinary.
There’s a moment when “9 Souls” ceases being an entertaining film about bumbling ex-cons and becomes something far deeper.
Gems like this one are the whole reason why I watch and review movies in the first place.
I found it very hard to feel for characters so completely dense and mean-spirited.
If I’m being unduly harsh on the movie, it’s because I found it so incredibly disappointing.
Purple Butterfly is often an arresting and breathtaking film but also a frustrating film to watch as well.
Although I loved parts of the film, overall Grimm just didn’t do too much for me.
One instance where an abundance of style actually hinders the film more than helps it.
There are certain things in this movie that I’ll never get out of my head.
A film about death and mourning that’s filled with warmth and a wonderful sense of humor.
This brilliant adaptation gives a classic Western text an exotic twist that could easily open people’s eyes to a whole new realm of world cinema.
This may not be as famous as Kurosawa and Mifune’s samurai pictures, but it’s a great one nonetheless.
THX 1138’s stark style, minimal dialog, and spartan effects stand in direct contrast to George Lucas’ more recent, bloated features.
The film is unashamedly pro-American, but there are some scenes that are downright subversive.
Yokota’s compositions allow me to regain a sense of serenity and composure.