Tagged: mood: know-it-all
I’m Still Here is the big mockumentary of the year that was supposed to be kept a secret, but got found out long before it was even done.
Based on the manga series Nihonjin Shiranai no Nihongo by Hebizo & Umino Nagiko, it tells the story of Haruko Kano, a young woman whose dream of becoming a high school teacher is trumped when she begins teaching at a Japanese school for foreigners.
Author Diana McLellan – a writer for the Washington Post, hence… journalist? – states that Garbo and Dietrich met on set of The Joyless Street and that they had a fling that ended so bad that it would define the rest of their lives.
Jose Marti: El Ojo del Canario tells the story of Jose Julian Marti Perez, the Cuban national hero and Latin American literature figure, between the ages of 9 years and 16 years old.
On the Edge of Light and Shadow is a documentary that spans seven years in the life of a Brazilian actress, who devotes herself to working with the prisoners in Carandiru. A couple of the prisoners, Rap duo 509-E members Dexter and Afro-X, who were there for different sentences, are encouraged to create music.
In White Northern Lights, Emmett Malloy documents The White Stripes’ first time doing a nationwide tour in Canada, not only visiting the biggest cities in the country, but also stopping by unusual venues in not-so-known Canadian cities.
Nanjing! Nanjing! – in its original name – shows the dramatization of the Massacre of Nanjing and other events in 1937 during the Second Sino-Japanese War, in which the Imperial Japanese Army had just captured the then capital of the Republic of China.
No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti is a Taiwanese film about a man and the strong bond between him and his small daughter. When he decides to enroll his daughter in the local school system, the government decides that she’d be better off with another family.
Winner of many Best Documentary awards – including the first Critics Awards – The Cove shows how 23,000 dolphins are slaughtered on the Japanese city of Taijii.
When I picked up a copy of Bizarre Cusco: Show me the Navel, I had no idea what I was picking up. For one, this doesn’t look like your typical travel guide. The cover gave me the feeling I was picking up a book on the new wave of Cusco art.