Kisaragi (JPN, 2007)

Kisaragi (JPN, 2007)

While browsing streaming sites on the net, I stumbled upon this movie on VIKI.com. Kisaragi is a movie about five Kisaragi Miki’s fans ~ a D-rated idol ~ who finally decided to meet and commemorate the first anniversary of her death. Hm, sounds quirky, eh? With the premise combined with casts like Shun Oguri and Teruyuki Kagawa, I decided to watch it. Here is my review.

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Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below (JPN, 2011)

Who is the famous animator from Japan? I believe that many of you will answer Hayao Miyazaki, ne? Miyazaki-sensei and Studio Ghibli has been known worldwide and set standards of a great animation. However, in Japan, there is a man who has been called as “The Next Miyazaki”: Makoto Shinkai. “She and Her Cat” and  “Voices of a Distant Star” are his works that I really like. The first one is a short that capture the emotions of a cat and its owner, while the latter will amazed you with his “one-man show” production (yes, almost 100% of the animation is worked by himself!!). For this month, I choose to review his latest work: “Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below“. Let’s check it out.

>> This review is posted for World Cinema Series 2013. Check more movie reviews from all around the world and join the crowd by visit the page here. <<

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King (IDN, 2009)

King (IDN, 2009)

After I watched Ping Pong, I’m curious about Badminton movie. Badminton is one of popular sports in Indonesia and the one that made Indonesian proud because there are notable world champions from our country (though that isn’t likely again now, sigh). So, bought its original DVD: KING. Directed by Ari Sihasale, does the movie succeed bringing the speed and powerful smash to the screen? Here is my review.

>> This review is posted for World Cinema Series 2013. Check more movie reviews from all around the world and join the crowd by visit the page here. <<

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Ping Pong (JPN, 2002)

For these last few months, I can’t watch movie in front of my computer patiently without fast forwarding. However, this 2002 Japan sports movie succeed glue me to my seat and made me able to fight the urge to fast forwarding because, IMHO, the movie has a unique way to make us wonder, what will happen to both of the main characters. And, what is the name of the movie? Simple: Ping Pong.

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Way of Blue Sky (JPN, 2005)

Way of Blue Sky (JPN, 2005)

Hi, everyone. Dhitzunako is back in reviewing eiga (japan movies). ^^ As part of my participation in World Cinema Series (my apologize to Caroline, sorry for being late in posting 🙂 ), I’d like to take you to Japan, where slice-of-life teen movies are common. One of them is Way of Blue Sky. Let’s check it out.

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Kimi no Tomodachi (JPN, 2008)

Kimi no Tomodachi (JPN, 2008)

Finally, my treasure hunting ended up few weeks ago after some searching here and there. ^^ Yay! I’ve finished watching Kimi no Tomodachi a.k.a. Your Friends (a.k.a Kimi’s Friends, which is, IMHO, a false translation over the net) and am satisfied. If you’re tired of cheesy love story, massive brutal action scenes, excessive lusts that confuse us to what love is… well, this movie might be the one to fresh up your mind.

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