Fresh take on this genre. Stylistically different, but interesting. Pacing is slow, as in really slow. The dynamic is bland and doesn’t really set up the third act as exciting you would expect it to be. The direction of style they’ve gone for is displayed a bit too much, which in my opinion, sets up the payoff anticlimactic. Much credit to Carey Mulligan, who definitely carries the movie and deserves an academy award nomination for her performance in this picture.
This movie really got me. The overall theme serving a message about, you want yourself and others to be their best self, how can anyone possibly be opposed to that?
Visual brilliance, both technical and artistic, not only is Soul really a treat for the eyes but the amazing soundtrack by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross is definately in for the race of an Oscar.
An animated picture by the revolutionary Studio C•4. The complex narrative almost becomes irrelevant, because of the absolutely breathtaking animation and composition. The whole universe within this movie is so cohesive and dreamy, while it also represents the feeling of how big of a mystery the sea is. The soundtrack finds it way very nicely and has a lot of very beautiful themes, but becomes pretentious during some sequences, throughout the movie.
Mamaru Hosodas tredje feature animefilm “Wolf Children” fra 2012, oversat fra dens japanske originaltitel “Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki”. Bringer en absolut visuelt imponerende fortælling om nogle af livets mange udfordringer ved at opfostre børn. Kernen i denne hjertevarme og troværdige historie, bygger på en enlig ung mors kærlighed og omsorg til hendes to børn. Som hvis eneste mål, er at hjælpe dem med at finde deres plads i verden gennem deres opvækst. Igennem filmen bliver vi mødt af…