My neighbor Totoro: slow paced animation evoking childhood nostalgia

Hi folks! I came to you with a fresh movie review on "My neighbor Totoro" (Tonari no Totoro). Yes, I confess, despite of all the cute merchandise that I see around and have purchased, I had never really watched Totoro. So I decided that finally the moment had come and was lucky enough to find … Continue reading My neighbor Totoro: slow paced animation evoking childhood nostalgia

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JSA: Experiencing Korean National History through Pathos

Known as one of the best South Korean blockbusters and directed by renowned director Park Chan-wook, the mystery thriller JSA (2000) is THE first national film to uphold competition with contemporary Hollywood productions. Starring Lee Young-ae, Lee Byung-hun and the legendary Song Kang-ho, this film dramatizes the trauma of national division through the complex relationship … Continue reading JSA: Experiencing Korean National History through Pathos