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Hadashi no Gen (1983)
The horror of Hiroshima...Never so realistic
I have to admit it. I cried, I cried a lot while watching this masterpiece of animation. The horror of the war and the apocalypse of the atomic bomb, engulfed my eyes and my soul so deep inside. It always should be remembered: the first casualty of war is innocence. Hadashi no Gen is a masterpiece, a legacy for the whole humanity. I have read many stories and talked to some survivors from the atomic bombs and I have to say that this movie is the first one that get so poignantly close to what happened on that August, 1945. The only thing I wanted to say at the end of the movie was:"I am sorry, I am sorry that I am human and that I can be so limited...I am sorry..."
Shi mian mai fu (2004)
When a love story becomes art.
I have not seeing such a beautiful movie for quite a long time. House of flying Daggers is a love story, a real love story where passion, fear and feelings twists together in a unique masterpiece. The screenplay is terrific, I merely remember to have seen so many colors on the big screen. Ziyi Zhang is sublime, "a rare beauty", as said in the movie. Her acting is convincing, gripping, smooth and sensual. Looking at her acting and moving is quite an experience. The scene when Mei (Ziyi Zhang) touches and explores Jin (Takeshi Kaneshiro) is of an exceptional sensuality and intensity. Love, passion and thoughts are palpable. My favorite quote in this love story is from Leo (Andy Lau Tak Wa):"I sacrificed 3 years of my life for you! How can you love him after only three days?!" So passionate and poignant! But love, Love is not an investment, there is no warranty in love. Love is absolute, is giving without pretending anything in return.
I cannot give less than 10 and finishing my comment with a loud "Bravo!"--standing ovation.
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
All the consequences of a choice that changed the world.
This is definitely one of Mel Gibson's masterpieces. The movie focuses on Jesus last day and leaves no spaces for telling the message and the story of the Jesus entire life. I think Mel Gibson wanted to address only those people who already know the story whether they believe or not. I watched the movie very carefully and tried to spot that so much shouted anti-Semitism. I couldn't find any! I guess this is just a confirmation that as now as two thousand years ago, in the world there are a lot of people that like to see not farther than their own nose. I think the movie should have been rated NC-17 for its contents.
The Last Samurai (2003)
Honor and civilization
I have to admit that this is one of the best movie I've ever seen. Too bad for the cheesy end. I have always admired different cultures and always loved to know more about them. The movie is a journey into Japan at the end of 19th century, exploring a struggle between the culture and tradition in one side and greed and modernization in the other. Fascinating and utterly gripping! Do not go to see if you expect a "mortal kombat movie"! I gave 9/10
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Something is missing...
OK, let's start from the FX. They are shock and awe! The plot is OK but sometime crazy complicated. The music could have been better. One of the best scene is the kiss between Neo and Persephone! No bullets dodge by Neo (tremendously disappointing) a cheesy happy handing with Trinity made me rate this movie as 8.
Phone Booth (2002)
Are you Cheating????
The movie is all right but it is missing something, many things, I would say. The camera is just OK, the vision from the scope is like an old video game and the audio is bad. The voice from the phone seems to come from the most expensive Hi-Fi stereo. But the movie is about something else. Do not go to see it if you are cheating on your wife or partner!
shocking, daunting, brutal...
The movie is shocking, daunting, brutal. At the end of it I was kind of feeling guilty to be a man. The movie is a new milestone in movie. I don't want to spoil the movie so I'm not going into details. Just one hint: Try to memorize the faces at the beginning of the movie...Because the Bad wins!
The Ring (2002)
A great movie!
I had not seen a decent scary movie since I was a kid (long time ago...). For long time the true scary experience has been to play horror games on various consoles. But this movie is superb. The atmosphere is frightening, perfectly directed and with am not too much happy ending. Yes the end is original and ... Well, you really have to watch it!
Kate & Leopold (2001)
How many are willing to jump the "bridge"?
This movie was a nice one. I confess that I watched it without any major expectations. The story is OK, not that original. The director wisely avoided to focus the movie on the technological contrast between the two world. But the movie is not that trivial if one read among the lines. The message of the movie is clear: Love is not free! Maybe we have been asked or maybe we will be asked to jump the bridge. How many will be running the risk??? Not so many in real life!
Minority Report (2002)
There is always a choice!
It has been a very long since I haven't seen such a good sci-fi movie. The plot is very gripping, the action is good, never frantic. It is clearly possible to see the hand of a great director on this movie. Tom Cruise acts great. I think the message of the movie is clear: there is always a choice , there will always be a choice till the very last minute. Future is ours, time is not!
The Bourne Identity (2002)
As good as Mission Impossible
It has been since I've seen Mission Impossible that I didn't enjoy an action-thriller movie so much. The plot is well written, greatly directed. The action is always pretty good, realistic and violent. Matt Damon acts very well and he is perfect in his role. Paris is wonderful as always and at the beginning of the movie you can feel al the different languages that mix in Europe. Very fascinating. If you like action-thriller movie, this is a must!
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Love is passion, obsession, something you cannot live without!
I confess I've seen this movie many times. I liked it since the first one. Beyond the story of the movie there is a deep meaning: Love is passion, obsession, something you cannot live without. And live without looking for it is like to not live. Sometime life gives us a chance, sometime in a coffee shop, sometime in a party. Don't wish it away and try to love.
The Sum of All Fears (2002)
The enemy is often subtle
I'm from New York, and while I was watching the movie I couldn't avoid to think about what happened here on September 11 2001. This movie has been well realized the actors play good and the action is not frantic. This movie really pinpoint a fact: the enemy is often more subtle than what we might think.
A glorious New York!
This movie is pretty good and shows up the best New York. In some frame it is possible to see the Twin Towers! Where else Spiderman could fly if not among the high building of Manhattan? The story is good, the special FX well realized. If you want to spend a couple of hours having fun and good time you'd better view this movie.
The Scorpion King (2002)
I went to see this movie without expecting a masterpiece. Eventually I enjoyed it. It is a nice movie, well directed with some special FX. Although I think that Conan is unforgettable! Nice choice to spend a relaxing evening with friends.
Resident Evil (2002)
Where is the horror?
I do not know if you have ever played the Game by Capcom. If you did so, you will probably find this movie terrible! The horror and panic atmosphere in the movie is just a faint idea of what the video game is and the inappropriate sound-track spoils all the scary scenes. It looks like this movie has been done in a rush. This movie is miles away to be a horror movie!
Artificial Intelligence: AI (2001)
What is LOVE?
This movie touchs a very sensible point. What is LOVE? Can we really teach a machine to Love? The point of the movie is that maybe, one day we will be able to do it, but while a robot could place Love as first priority, man will never do! That is Monica's choice! "I've never talked about the Real life"....Yes, in Real life there is not so much space for Love...The end of the movie is great: There is only one path-time possible...Don't wish it away!