Tag Archives: Folklore

The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2013) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): An elegant Japanese folk tale

  Japanese animation film “The Tale of Princess Kaguya” dazzles us with elegant style to enjoy and haunting tale to reflect on. Based on the 10th century Japanese folk tale “The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter”, this simple but superlative … Continue reading

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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Santa is alive – and he is not nice

To anyone who wants to watch an offbeat movie for the upcoming holiday season, “Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale” can be a nice mixed bag full of the goodies to be appreciated. The movie is a dark, amusing horror fantasy … Continue reading

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