Naomi Kawase’s An and Why We Need to Stop Making Our Lives a Prison

Naomi Kawase has created a truly inspiring movie which will leave you stunned and feeling empowered. Empowered to make changes in your life right that minute. That is – if you make it till the end of the film as An really is a very slow-paced movie. It’s once again one of those almost meditative films and even I, who loves slow storytelling found it a bit challenging at times. But please, do yourself a favor and persevere. We all need the powerful life lesson it delivers at the end. I know I do. And it once again proves that sometimes all you need to do for yourself is to sit down and watch a film. … Read More Naomi Kawase’s An and Why We Need to Stop Making Our Lives a Prison

Field of Dreams’ Reminder of Never Giving Up On Your Dreams

Never give up on your dreams. Don’t we all need to be reminded that from time to time? And that’s why a movie with a message like that can never hurt, right? Nor there will ever be enough of them, cause hell, we need to be reminded constantly! No matter how silly your dreams might seem to the people around you – or even to you sometimes – just never give up on them. They are your dreams and you dream them for a reason. It’s not a coincidence. If you can dream it, you can achieve it, as Michael Flatley (the Lord of the Dance creator) once said. So, if something feels right, even if you can’t explain why, just keep going. Cause chances are, Kevin Costner might not be coming to save you.… Read More Field of Dreams’ Reminder of Never Giving Up On Your Dreams

Why Paterson Is Good For Your Soul

I am looking at the book on my table here – 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die with a still of Leonardo DiCaprio from Revenant on its cover and I’m thinking, when there’s a next edition, will Paterson be on the list? For as far as I am concerned, it might easily just grace the cover, as it is one of the most beautiful movies I have ever seen. A movie, that truly is one of a kind and which you should definitely put on your list and watch it as soon as you can if you haven’t yet. Because it’s not only beautiful, it’s good for your soul, too.… Read More Why Paterson Is Good For Your Soul