Crime dramas are one of America’s most iconic and successful genres, especially with the increase of crime drama shows that have recently emerged. Such as, Sherlock (2010), Hawaii 5-0 (2010), Orange Is The New Black (2013), Law & Order (1990), … Continue reading Crime Dramas.
Magnum p.i. (1980-1988), takes place on Oahu, Hawaii staring Thomas Magnum, played by Tom Selleck, a private investigator. This American crime television drama series portrays Thomas as an ex-Navy SEAL, but still does a lot of the same manhandle and … Continue reading Magnum P.I.
You know you’re in for a good time when the film start odd with a disclaimer about being a true representation of the times with real people. Couple that with a title like The Public Enemy and some good stuff is … Continue reading I didn’t ask you for any lip. I asked you if you had a drink.
Based off of Nicholas Pileggi’s book, “Wiseguy,” Martin Scorsese’s 1990 film “Goodfellas” follows the life of an average boy, Henry Hill, who dreams of a little more excitement from life, so ends up secretly joining a gang and doing their … Continue reading Goodfellas
In Tom Tykwer’s 1998 Crime/Drama film, “Run Lola Run,” it almost seems as if Lola literally never stops running. When she gets a call from her freaked out criminal boyfriend explaining that he is in desperate need of her help … Continue reading Run Lola Run
Live-action movies are always taken with caution, audience members ready to tear apart months of hard work in less than two hours. Though I was skeptical to watch this 2016 version of my childhood I gave it a shot. One … Continue reading The Jungle Book
In 2016, for the first time Hawaii Pacific University screened a “HIFF” (Hawaii International Film Festival) film at HPU’s Aloha Tower campus. Ironically, given the theme of this review, the 2014 Hong Kong film That Demon Within from director Dante Lam was screened as … Continue reading That Demon Within