Monthly Archives: November 2016

Hana-Bi (Fireworks) Film Review

What Takeshi Kitano proved in the 1997 Japanese film Hana-Bi (Fireworks in English) is that he is able to present people’s desperate need to find elegant, heart-warming beauty, once their worldview has turned bleak and pessimistic. Hana-Bi is a film that’s hard to watch, but hard to turn away at the same time. Thanks to […]