Lu Han acting was pretty good, I wasn't expecting it haha The female lead also did a great job, I felt her emotions and pain. So I wanted to know the experience of watching the real story with real clips and inter. . Archived from on February 2, 2017. Through our movie this month, The Witness Solomon, 2015 , we see how an entire nation of over 300 million people—through well-known and well-practiced, but perhaps unwitting, techniques of persuasion—can buy into a common, but false, understanding based on newspaper reporting.
The oscar should go to the dog. I liked the two main leads, it is so hard to portray a blind person, so she did a amazing job on this one. What if Kitty's mythic story is an urban myth? Her pursuer notices and gives chase, but she manages to escape. The Witness because of these two halves seems a bit unbalanced at points. Running time 89 minutes Country United States Language English The Witness is a 2015 American documentary by director James D. I write this review, while having seen both of the movies, at the end I will write a little comparison between the two. As they fight in the car, Xiaoxing loses control of the vehicle and crashes into a truck, killing her brother and leaving her blind.
On March 13, 1964, Kitty Genovese was attacked on her way home to her apartment in Kew Gardens in Queens. Solomon Nominated Best Documentary Feature The Witness Nominated Golden Firebird Award Documentary James D. The movie is good, got me hooked all the time. Breaking his family's half-century of silence, Bill seeks to find the truth confronting the witnesses, the killer, their families and his own. Thus, we are surrounded by biased media who cherry-pick sources, manipulate narratives, and report with the intention to influence public opinion. In comparison to the korean movie Blind, I was less involved with this movie. Xiaoxing brings Linchong to her old home, and she reveals that she is the older sister of the dead singer Linchong greatly admires.
However, Linchong appears and temporarily subdues Tang Zhen. It is still a compelling story and potentially a good teaching tool for journalism and reporting. None was more affected by the story than Bill. Who saw what and what did they do? The movie starts out as a true research of the crime. Also, this one tells more about the criminal, about his story. The New York Times Company. But I so didn't feel the connection between the two main leads, and that killed it for me because it could have been so much better.
Likewise, I found this one, though it is not a science or nature theme that I usually prefer than anything else. I have enjoyed many murder mystery films, but this one is a documentary. Now, when we are better equipped to get access to information, we seem to be much more easily misled. The ideals of journalism are facts, confirmed sources, and unbiased reporting. However, a few days later, Linchong sees a man tailing Xiaoxing as she boards a bus. His obsession at this point seems to go over the line…it is one thing to know, but it is another to try to experience.
After a hefty reward is posted for any eyewitnesses, it attracts the attention of reckless, music-loving teenager Linchong Lu Han. I'm not that into documentaries compared to the feature films I watch on the regular basis, but time to time I try if I get interested after learning what it's all about. What I eventually really liked was that there was no romance involved, yay! Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle. Archived from on February 1, 2017. After waiting for a while, a luxurious car pulls up and asks her if she needs a taxi.
My last documentary film was a couple of Oscar nominees that I saw before the award ceremony. It should be the mission of every news source to adhere to these principles, but the reality is that human nature interferes—opinions, emotions, and personal agendas. Amidst a string of female disappearances in the city, she tries unsuccessfully to persuade her former police academy senior to allow her another chance at being an officer. Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Sensing danger, Linchong calls Xiaoxing and asks her to turn on her video camera to film her surroundings so he can guide her to safety. Three years later, Xiaoxing is living life as a blind woman.
The story overall was good but not great, it had some flaws. Upon its release film received rave reviews from critics and was shortlisted with fourteen other documentaries from 145 entries submitted to the in category. Solomon Won Critics' Choice Documentary Awards Best First Documentary James D. Linchong notices the male usernames are all lyrics from the same song and guesses the next username will be the song's next line. The Witness 2015 by director James D. You should watch because is a really nice thriller and action. Watch this is you like action, drama, thriller and dogs.
Also Blind was wrapped up way better than witness, but I could understand where they were coming from. Despite misgivings by his family who has put the murder to bed or in the back of their minds, Bill has a somewhat uncomfortable obsession with the case. Upon getting in, she immediately realizes strange things about the car and her driver offers her a coffee. The documentary helps the viewer learn the story, but also throws into question the whole concept of the story…but ultimately asks the question of what does it solve knowing the truth? With Blind I really felt with the main leads and dog. But it also reveals a troubling phenomenon: our willingness to accept all that we are told as truth. The 40th Hong Kong International Film Festival.
In this case, the fake news persisted over some 50 years. Overall I didn't disliked witness, but I just liked Blind better for the overall story and character development. They trace the owner of the account to Tang Zhen Zhu Yawen , a plastic surgeon and the culprit, who began kidnapping women using the dating app after he accidentally killed his own sister in a confrontation about her online dating in an effort to remake them into his late sister's image. Upset and unable to come to terms with the rejection and her brother's death three years ago, Xiao Xing faces a weird experience when she calls for taxi. There sadly was much promotion during the movie for certein brands, that also what I really disliked. Amidst a string of female disappearances in the city, she tries unsuccessfully to persuade her former police academy senior to allow her another chance at being an officer. In the middle of chaos, Xiaoxing is left in the rain as he drives off.