On “Boyhood”《少年時代》影評

by Julia Sippel “How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr.Seuss 蘇斯博士有言,「為何時間過得這麼快?」 Richard Linklater’s movie “Boyhood” was filmed incrementally between 2002 and 2013. It follows Mason (Ellar Coltrane) from the time he is seven until he goes off to college, and what amounts to a plot are cinematic expositions of events in Mason’s life — his family moving, his mother remarrying, Mason changing … Continue reading On “Boyhood”《少年時代》影評

After Les Misérables: The Power of Literature on Display 看見文學的力量 -《悲慘世界》之後

by Chou Fen-Ling 周芬伶 I’ve always thought films adapted from musicals are superfluous. I’d rather go to the musical itself if I can spare the extra money; I wouldn’t bother going to the movie if I had read both the original book and seen its musical adaptation, for that would only bring disappointment. Exceptions, of course, still exist: “West Side Story” and “My Fair Lady,” … Continue reading After Les Misérables: The Power of Literature on Display 看見文學的力量 -《悲慘世界》之後