The Red Turtle is Beautiful Beyond Description

While you may have heard of one the production companies that worked on The Red Turtle, Studio Ghibli, chances are you’ve never heard of the film’s Director: Michaël Dukok de Wit. I certainly had never heard of him before. But that’s not surprising when you realize that The Red Turtle is de Wit’s first feature-length film. Before Red … More The Red Turtle is Beautiful Beyond Description

The Oscars 2016: Short Film (Animated) Reviews

One of the best parts of film awards season is being able to see some of the nominees that didn’t get traditional theatrical releases. In particular, the films in the short film categories. Usually, short films are only seen during the film festival circuit or are released through means that don’t allow them to get lots … More The Oscars 2016: Short Film (Animated) Reviews

I am Yakuza: Yakuza Apocalypse Review

If you’re familiar with Takashi Miike, then chances you’d know what to expect from Yakuza Apocalypse. Miike is known for several things in his films. Graphic imagery, absurdism, extreme violence, these are just some of aspects to his films that he’s become famous, or in some cases infamous, for over the years. Yakuza Apocalypse at face value has … More I am Yakuza: Yakuza Apocalypse Review