Thursday, September 10, 2020

Thursday Movie Picks #39: Non-English Language Movies


Hey! Welcome to Thursday Movie Picks where you get to share your movie picks for each topic presented every Thursday!  Based on the theme presented each week, you can pick up to 3 to 5 movies and explain why you picked those movies! This meme is being hosted by Wandering through the Shelves!

This week's theme is: Non-English Language Movies!

Now, I tend to watch a lot of Non-English language movies (mostly anime movies), so I was so excited about going into this topic and talking about some non-English language films I've seen over the years!

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

I know, I know.  I've already featured this movie on several Thursday Movie Picks posts. But this just shows just how much I love this movie!  I tend to watch a lot of anime movies and Hayao Miyazaki's films are always a treat to watch!  I honestly think that "Spirited Away" might be one of his best works!

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony.  In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.

Here's another Hayao Miyazaki film that I really enjoyed!  This is probably his darkest and goriest movie to date, but I still loved it and I especially loved the wolf gods in this film.  They are so awesome to look at!

In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.

I just love this crazy Chinese film!  The "Looney Tunes" slapstick antics and the Kung Fu fighting made this film quite entertaining to watch!  I'm definitely planning on rewatching this film again!