Posts tagged: movie review

two-cent movie review: Inception

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Everyone seems to love this movie. I didn’t. Here’s why:
‘Inception’ breaks the first rule of storytelling: show don’t tell.
Way too much talking and over-explaining.
Seems to be a trend in Hollywood or some unwritten Hollywood script-writing rule which states if a movie contains some kind of high-brow concept deemed [...]

two-cent movie review: Following Sean

two-cent movie review: Following Sean

Although this documentary was released in 2005, it appears that much of the footage was shot in the early- to mid-90′s.
Not sure what filmmaker Arlyck’s own life had to do with anything, but he chose to include large parts of it in the film, which seemed incongruous: “Here’s Sean now, and oh by the way, [...]

two-cent movie review: The Cats of Mirikitani

Jimmy Mirikitani is an artist.
As a young boy in Japan, he argued with his father over his unwillingness to join the military. “I am an artist,” Jimmy explains.
Scammed out of his U.S. citizenship and forced to live in a Japanese internment camp during World War II, Jimmy explains: “I am an artist.”
Fast-forward sixty years to [...]

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