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  • Lost in Translation

    Lost in Translation

    ★★★★½

    Comfort in the Gloom

    A tale of two who come from wildly different paths enter a new world, where they intersect and fill the holes in each others’ empty lives.

    This is not a love story or any sort of romance mind you, but a story of connection, and how important having a connection with others is to remedying ailments brought forth from the feelings of being trapped, or becoming lost in the groove of life.

    To each other, the…

  • Moonrise Kingdom

    Moonrise Kingdom

    ★★★★

    A FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL

    This is a story of passion and perseverance, in more ways than one. Perseverance does take the form of wilderness survival here, but it most prominently is displayed in a fight for love, despite the obstacles that stand in the way.

    This film also succeeds in providing many instances where themes that would normally clash under normal circumstances, actually compliment each other in the pursuit of providing a more convincing display of love and the curiosity…

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  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

    The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

    ★★★★½

    A classic tale re-imagined in a seamless watercolor art style, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya excellently displays the purity of humanity, and how a ravish life style does not necessarily guarantee happiness. True happiness comes from the appreciation of the minute details of life and the world, and from being one with such beauty.

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    DREAMS OF THE FUTURE

    A musical story about two dreamers, locked in a romance beyond realism and fiction.

    A determination to see through destiny, and stay true to the values one holds dear, no matter what the crowds may say.

    Backed by a superb score, fantastic choreography and cinematography, as well as stylish colors that simply pop and are full of personality.


    A Modern Classic, 10/10