December 11, 2011

Love (William Eubanks, 2011)

In Love, astronaut Lee Miller is alone to ponder the fragility of his own existence, as he grapples with his waning sanity and dwindling air supply.
January 2, 2012

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (Johnny To and Wai Ka-fai, 2011)

Johnny To and Wai Ka-fai are two of the best Hong Kong directors of their generation (and To is one of the world’s best) and their production company, Milky Way, is a prominent example of industrial filmmaking without sacrificing quality and creativity. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart is an example of Milky Way’s effective filmmaking formula, and both filmmakers love […]
December 30, 2011

Underwater Love (Shinji Imaoka, 2011)

Underwater Love serves instead as an odd artistic work on sexuality, the film medium, and the way we’ve been conditioned to respond to it.
July 29, 2011

My Fantasia 2011: Selling out

A few weeks before the 2011 Fantasia Film Festival, the programmers released a tentative list of noteworthy films to be screened at the festival. Before then, I’m a little underwhelmed about the festival this year, enthralled in activities out and about in the city. Montreal in the summer is something to experience; it’s frustrating really, choosing between all the happenings […]
December 29, 2011

Hello Ghost (Young-tak Kim, 2010)

Hello Ghost is hands-down the best film I’ve seen in 2011, utilizing appealing comedic techniques, and crafting new visual gags and convoluted situations.