January 3, 2014

Fantasia 2013 bits IV

I’ll give it my all… tomorrow (Yuichi Fukuda, 2013) Tired of his mundane existence and office work, a forty something quits his long-standing job to pursue his dream of becoming a superstar comic book creator. Billed as an ode to procrastination, I’ll give it my all… tomorrow is an underwhelming comedy. One could claim that it is involuntarily a meta […]
December 16, 2013

HK: Forbidden Hero (Yûichi Fukuda, 2013)

The best thing about HK: Forbidden Hero, other than the fact that it’s one of the most entertaining films of 2013, is the joy of having to explain its premise to people, witness their flabbergasted stare and assure them that “it’s really, really good”. Actually, it is really good because its parody comes from a place of love for its […]