The Host immediately situates itself in stark contrast to any western realm of film the general population has come to expect. Initially i was skeptical of the film, noting the acting was exaggerated and the plot was surface level, but as the film progressed i started to kick myself as the things i was so cynical about were the things that made the movie endearing and also different.
I already am pretty comfortable with watching a variety of anime and films produced and filmed in Asia. I think my interest spurs from the stylisation of Asian cinema, particularly the Japanese aesthetic. I find it highly intriguing, cool and a break from the over-commercialised western culture we are all too familiar with.
Born in Australia and brought up in Cronulla for the majority of my life, the people are all very like-minded in regards to leisure and aside from Asian cuisine…
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