This year was the festival’s 20th anniversary, so it was supposed to be a good one. Looking at the movie list, I must say that they didn’t disappoint. There was a great mix of movies from all over the world, although Africa was underrepresented and Asia got a bigger representation.
Tagged: genre: fantasy
It’s here, it’s here! And on time!
What do we have on this 5th issue?? Yu Aoi cover story, courtesy of Rojo~
Plus, there’s more! A DBSK concert review – live from Japan! Harry Potter 6, Transformers 2, Moon and Public Enemies~ As well as Bibi Zhou, SNSD, Clazziquai and Seo Taiji! And 10 years after The WB’s Popular~~~
I was really excited about this movie and it lived up to my expectations and then some. I read the books a few years back and while I am a fan of Alan Moore, and it is certainly a thoughtful and complex work, the original graphic novel left me a little cold. I respect it and enjoyed it, but it was more of a detached fascination then any real affection for the characters.
Coraline is just another example of the line of great blends between fantasy and horror films. They have it all, art direction, music, a bizarre story, unique characters… they all mix together and seemingly create a brand new world bordering on real life and an alternate world where everything might be possible.