The film traces the growth and friendship of two very different high-school ping-pong players. "Peco" Hoshino is a brash, arrogant player, determined to turn pro. He taught his quiet, nerdy... See full summary »
Jessica Yu's documentary explores the relationship between human life and Euripidean dramatic structure by weaving together the stories of four men: German terrorist, a bank robber, an "ex-gay" evangelist, and a martial arts student.
THE GUIDE is a coming-of-age tale set against the restoration of a war-torn national park in Mozambique. Raised near Gorongosa National Park, young Tonga Torcida dreams of becoming a tour ... See full summary »
I laughed all the way through this film. Even though some of the scenes ran on longer than needed, the story, acting and direction of this film is dead on. What is also very well done is the funny but revealing way in which race is brought into discussions in matter of fact ways. This is not a race bashing film but a film that is aware of the uniqueness that everyone processes and how all nationalities have the same inherent bias toward themselves and each other but must overcome it if any real change can come about. Saying that, the film is a riot. Funny throughout and a very good film for kids and adults.
The lead actor is beyond convincing as a wannabe black kid who has to come around to understanding what real responsibility means. He's hilarious!!
The guy needs his own television show! Now! But what is most revealing is the direction. Small but significant little gems of pure hilarity is in the direction of this film and I give it a clear 9/10. Great stuff.
13 of 30 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?