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Black Panther was nominated for “Best Movie” at Oscar 2019

The magnificent sounds of “Wakanda Immortal” echoed from the majestic mountains of Africa to the American Film Academy, marking a new era about to be opened for superhero films after Oscar 2019.

It has been nearly 10 years since the name of late actor Heath Ledger was voiced at the Best Supporting Actor award for his role in the legendary role of The Joker. Along with seven awards in other categories that year, Christopher Nolan’s masterpiece The Dark Knight set a new benchmark for action movies about superheroes, which were always viewed. as pure entertainment and lack of depth of plot.

Nearly a decade has passed, the superhero film series has made strong strides on the silver screen with the rise of Marvel giant and the billion-dollar Avengers brand, as well as the DC universe is gradually wake up when bringing quality blockbusters like Aquaman or Wonder Woman. However, it feels like the prestigious awards platform at the Dolby Opera House is still something that the superhero’s power, no matter how big, cannot be conquered. However, Oscar 2019 will probably be a new milestone for this kind of action – fiction and even the whole film industry. Recently the American Academy of Film and Science announced the nomination list of 27 categories for the 91st Oscar Award. Besides 2 unique artworks Roma and The Fauvorite leading the list of titles The name that most surprised the grave style is Black Panther.

After sweeping the film market worldwide with sales of up to $ 1 billion in 2018, blockbusters from Disney and Marvel Studio studios continue to be the subject of a lot of ink for newspapers in these days. Nominated to 7 categories in the 2019 Oscar Award, including Best Soundtrack, Best Impressive Dress Up, Best British Picture Effect, Best Impressive Production Design, Excellent Sound Editing best and best movie soundtrack with All The Stars through SZA and Kendrick Lamar performances. However, attracting a lot of attention is the Best Picture nomination, which is considered the most prestigious item at the annual Oscar Awards. This is also the topic that brought the most talk and controversy in the past days.
In fact, the Black Panther is not the first superhero comic adaptation to catch the eye of 70 members of the Academy, and it is certainly difficult to be considered the best scenario in the this movie genre. Despite the brand’s success, few people appreciate Black Panther’s ability to participate in the Oscar nomination list 2019. The film is only the fourth major film project that Ryan Coogler – a young director – has been given the opportunity to sit in the chair. Chadwick Boseman was never considered a big name in the acting scene, while Michael B. Jordan at that time was still suffering a lot of bad voices after his lousy role in the film Fanstastic Four. The work is also adapted from Marvel comics. However, the ticket to Oscar 2019 lies in the very story that they have jointly painted in Wakanda. Thereby turning the Black Panther into a work that has brought great spiritual values ​​and not only encapsulated the silver screen for modern society, especially the black community.

With the nomination of “Best Movie” for Black Panther, at Oscar 2019, will the American Film Academy begin to change the look and open the door to superhero movies? Certainly there will still be a lot of conflicting opinions about this new direction of the film world but after all, art has no limits and perhaps only relative, but the values ​​that each movie Leaving as well as its influence on the mass community will surely always last with time.

‘Homestay: Soul of temporary stay’ – A film about the meaning of Thai cinema from producer ‘Bad Genius’

The story tells of a wandering soul given by a man who called himself “Guardian” to an opportunity to live again in Min’s body (Teeradon Supapunpinyo), a boy who had just committed suicide. . However, in order to remain in this body permanently, the soul must investigate the cause of Min’s death within 100 days.
Living in Min’s body, the soul initially felt strange but gradually he began to like this new life. Best of all, he got hit by the love of Pi (Cherprang Areekul), his beautiful and good student. Together they spent the beautiful days of youth, full of joy and innocence. But as time went on, the problems in Min’s old life began to appear to push the soul back to the dark reality.
From Mori Eto’s Colorful novel, director Parkpoom Wongpoom has successfully transformed into a film suitable for all countries and societies when it comes to the mentality of the students who are in teenager.

Excellent visual effects

Not a film full of art, but Homestay still offers beautiful, artistic and overwhelming images.

Right from the beginning of the film, the audience gasped with a stand-up scene on a high-rise building like Spider-man. With unique angles, director Parkpoom Wongpoom and the crew made the viewers sweating when the characters hung in the middle of the house, not knowing when to fall. The color of this segment is a combination of hot and black colors that create a mysterious, magical feeling, setting the scene in a world different from the human world still knows.

In the second, the color of the film becomes brighter, the main color is warm and light colors, extremely suitable for the mood of being in love and enjoying the beautiful life of the main character. The close-up scenes are more utilized to characterize the character as well as the protagonist’s point as clearly as the first segment “second” meets Pi in the library.

At the end of the film, filmmakers use cool colors to evoke the tragedy in the life that Min encounters as family members’ separation.

Aquaman – The Blockbuster in Year End 2018

After the premiere on the West Coast of the United States, many critics and audiences continued to have very positive reviews for blockbuster Aquaman and even many thought this was the best DCEU film.

Although earlier, critics’ early reactions in Aquaman’s expert response screenings showed a good film but not so excellent.

A Reddit user named MaxBorne judged it to be DCEU’s best film, surpassing director Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman.

 “Aquaman will attract a lot of audiences to the cinema. Although, surely the movie will face many criticisms from DC fans because it is different from the usual dark tones. Even the movie color and rhythm are similar to Marvel movies like Ant Man and The Wasp and Thor Ragnarok “, according to Reddit.
Other viewers said Aquaman was better than Wonder Woman on how to build character and context. The world of Atlantis, which James Wan built, is said to be more attractive than the island Themyscira.

Besides, many other opinions suggest that Aquaman’s villain line is Black Manta (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) and Orm (Patrick Wilson) are two of the best adapted villains on Widescreen, much better than Ares in Wonder Woman.

On Twitter, many people also gave positive reviews for the movie. Many people agree that this is DCEU’s commendable film, helping Warner Bros. overcome the “black hole” of the Justice League (2017).
User Mick Minas calls this “Star Wars underwater” version. This person commented in detail: “The film is a great success in telling stories. Atlantis’s colorful underwater world demonstrates director James Wan’s talent and he should direct more DC films.”

Meanwhile, the audience named Carl Abellana excitedly said, “This is my favorite DCEU movie. Come and see it right away.” Or have other comments commenting on the film is a combination of what the audience needs in an action movie: good character, bad, beautiful scene, voyeuristic, funny and full of discoveries.

“Most notably when Aquaman can separate himself from becoming a half-hearted comic adaptation. The action is naturally appealing but the touching story has helped the film to stand out” used as Baji commented.
Besides compliments, some people still seem to be more strict with this movie. They rated the film still at a safe level, not really breaking through and bringing a new turning point for DC.

“The movie is similar to MCU films in Stage 1. I don’t like this. However, this is still a complete and worth watching movie,” commented KC Walsh of GWW.

Director James Wan once stated that Aquaman will be different from DCEU’s previous works. In addition to Jason Momoa, the film also stars such as Nicole Kidman, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe.

Aquaman is expected to become Warner Bros’ box office boost in the end of the year.

Top 5 Korean Films That You Cannot Deny In 2018

From the beginning of 2018, the cinema of Korea massively launched many attractive films that viewers can not deny.

Female prosecutor

The film tells the story of a group of investigators, including the cold-blooded forensic doctor Baek Beom (Jung Jae-young) and the hulking but awkward-looking public prosecutor. rich family Eun Sol (Jung Yoo Mi). The last couple in the investigation team was the key three of the film’s main character, Cha Soo Ho, a detective investigating violent crime at Gangdong Police Station.

Secretary Kim Why?
The movie was adapted from Jang Kyung Yoon’s novel of the same name and was featured on two celebrities Park Seo Joon and Park Min Young.
Kim’s main focus is on the vice president of Yoo Myung Group Lee Young Joon and secretary Kim Mi So. Lee Young Joon has been working with Kim Mi So for 9 years, becoming a “pair of identical” directors – the famous secretary of the business.

Lawless lawyers

The film revolves around two characters Bong Sang Pil (Lee Jun Ki) and Han Jae Yi (Seo Ye Ji) are lawyers but are “lawless” – like fighting. If Bong Sang Pil is a real gangster before entering the precepts, the female lead Han Jae Yi is a pretty strong girl, short hair, has been suspended for 6 months of dissatisfaction with the decision of the court that plunged into the first judge.

You are human too

The film revolves around Nam Shin (Seo Kang Joon), the son of a family running a large company. After a sudden accident, he falls into a coma. His mother, Oh Sung Ra (Kim Sung Ryung) is an artificial intelligence expert who created a robot that resembles his son Nam Shin III.

Love fire pan

“Love fire pan” revolves around the story of two boys and one girl. They are different people from age, appearance to personality. Each person has a different color, living in different circumstances and different lives, but the fate of the small restaurant Hungry Wok has linked them together to write a story full of passion. And filled with tears of tears.

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is one of those novels turned movie that keeps your mind going long after the program ends, even if it is the third time you watched it, and you still have the book in saved in a special place.

No matter how you try to get it out of your mind you often find yourself thinking what would happen if all your crushes, even those of long ago find out how you really felt about them, and then in, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before it happens all at once.

A Hatbox Filled with Secrets of the Heart

Everyone has that one or few crashes they wonder about, what could have been… There is no denying that your mind jumps to that secret place several times. The way 16-year-old Lara Jean Song remembers her crushes are by writing each of them a love letter in which she reveals how she feels about them. She really pours out her soul and reveals all the secrets of her heart.

The letters contain many things she never did say in real life, and she feels safe writing it down as the letters are her way of remembering each, it’s her secret place and no one else will ever read these. To make these memoirs even more real she addresses each of her letters to the boy she wrote it for, there are five special letters to four guys she loved before and the fifth to someone else’s boyfriend who she has feelings for that only she knows about. These have been kept secret, her romantic yearning locked away, she could never act on them as it would hurt someone else.

The Postman Delivers Each of The Letters Mailed, and Netflix struck Gold

The, To All The Boys I Loved Before movie released on the 17th of August and even though everyone was enthusiastic about the release no one including Jenny Jan was expecting just how popular this YA adaption would be. Film critics praise the subtle references and clues throughout the film as it’s these that grabs the attention of fans while Harry Styles devotees quickly re-watched it as a super attention to detail fan reveals on Twitter what he spotted in Lara Jean’s room. Harry Styles’ album strewn secretly between furniture and clothes never missed this fan with sharp eyes and many now tie Lara’s romantic outlook resonates from the romantic Harry Styles, himself.

Obsessed Fans Can’t Wait for A Sequel

People no matter their age or sex are totally obsessed by the “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” film and everyone hopes that a sequel is on the way since there are another two books part of the series. The cast including Lana is open to a sequel, and even the film crew is in a hurry to start filming the second film. Yet there is no official confirmation that a sequel will be filmed and for now, fans will have to keep re-watching the August release.