Huacho tells the story of a low-income family in central Chile, following the point of view of each member –- grandparents Clemira and Cornelio, daughter Alejandra, and her pre-teenager boy Manuel –- for a period of 24 hours, as they deal with the overlap of modern and rural life.
The place? The “Estadio Nacional”. The People? The KISS Army. The time? Nine o’clock. There was a lot of people, all different ones… young people waiting to see if the band was as good as their parents had said. Old people with their eyes filled with joy.
Star Trek (2009) is a great action movie worth seeing for it’s humor and smartass dialogue. In fact, the best parts of this Star Trek movie were all the parts that weren’t Star Trek, in so far as it was actually a movie and not another boring T.V. episode.
On this issue?
The Brothers Bloom, Tsumiki no Ie (La Maison en Petits Cubes), Tea Date, Up, and a bunch of blockbuster films – on the music front? The Sounds, Shiina Ringo, SNDS, 2PM, Green Day and Shinee. Plus, Yu Aoi, Life on Mars and House M.D.
Tsumiki no Ie, or La Maison en Petits Cubes, is a Japanese animated short, winner of a 2009 Academy Award. It was directed by Kunio Kato, and it tells the story of an old man living in a town flooded by water.
There seems to be an Asian storm coming. Now with the MTV Asian-centric MTV Iggy, and the success of films like Tokyo Sonata at Cannes Film Festival, Departures at the Academy Awards, and even the first Asian-American Pixar character! There is a lot of Asia coming our way.