The event of the week is the beginning of the Shanghai International Film Festival, starting on June 16th and ending the 24th, showcasing a broad variety of films… including A LOT of Japanese films in its different programs.
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The Avengers and some more variety this week. And lots of Hiddles.
Every family has its demons.
Based on the novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane, set in 50s United States, it tells the story of Marshal Teddy Danielsm who is in charge of investigating the disappearance of a murderess. She has escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane located on a remote island known as Shutter Island.
This time around we’ve got talks about fansubs [fan-made-subtitles], and reviews for Shutter Island, City of Life and Death, Legion, the documentary on The White Stripes, the Japanese drama Perfect Girl Evolution, comments on the latest season of Desperate Housewives, House M.D, and United States of Tara… as well as reviews for many other albums including Bi Rain, Tete and Aleks Syntek. Plus MORE~
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.