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Movie Review: ‘One Cut Of The Dead’ Gives A Jocular View On Indie Filmmaking
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Movie Review: ‘One Cut Of The Dead’ Gives A Jocular View On Indie Filmmaking

After a string of award-winning short films, One Cut Of The Dead (Japanese Title: Camera wo Tomeru na) is director Shinichiro Ueda’s feature film debut. Having successfully earned 250 times its working budget in the box office, the film has also recently won the Audience Choice at the Singapore International Film Festival 2018 (SGIFF). The film opens in a run-down, abandoned warehouse where a film crew are making a zombie film. The film’s director (Takayuki Hamatsu) is exasperated with the actress’ (Yuzuki Akiyama) acting skills and even takes it out on the actor (Kazuaki Nagaya). The crew takes a break…
Welcome to “Zootopia”, Disney’s Latest Animal Kingdom
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Welcome to “Zootopia”, Disney’s Latest Animal Kingdom

“Zootopia” is set in a world of anthropomorphised animals, bringing across race relation issues where prey and predator live in harmony through evolution in a light-hearted comedy. Because it won’t be a kids movie if everyone got eaten. The directors of Zootopia have an impressive past records – Byron Howard (Bolt and Tangled), Rich Moore (Wreck-it Ralph) and co-directed by Jared Bush (Big Hero 6). Zootopia did not disappoint with its visual storytelling. The old school detective story revolves around a righteous rural young bunny, Judy Hopps, who dreams of being a police officer, an impossible feat even though she becomes…
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