AFTER THE APOCALYPSE

REVIEWS/QUOTES

 "Mesmerizing"
- Michael Wilmington
CHICAGO TRIBUNE
APRIL 8, 2005
 "***"
- V.A. Musetto
NEW YORK POST
March 16, 2005


"Engaging ride."
-David Ng
VILLAGE VOICE
March 16, 2005

"Gentle at heart and terribly sincere. "
-MANOHLA DARGIS NEW YORK TIMES March, 16, 2005
"A Indie film that stands out "
-Clay Dempsey www.cinephelia.com August, 2006


"Overwhelming power"
-James Wegg 
JWR
July 5, 2006
"A triumph of independent filmmaking"
-Jef Castro
Entertainment Weekly
July/2004

"Gorgeous, conveying a world similar to that of Lynch’s Eraserhead."
-Eric Campos FILM THREAT 3/12/2004

"One of the more accomplished one-man shows you’re likely to see in a theater all year."
-Matt Dentler SXSW FILM FESTIVAL 3/12/2004

 

"Refreshing"
-Ken Fox TV GUIDE March, 16, 2005
 "Philosophical meditation"
- Ling Ma
TIME OUT, CHICAGO
March 31, 2005
"A film to be approached as an experience" (CRITIC'S PICK )
-Fred Thom 
PLUME NOIRE
June/2004
 "Striking visual aesthetic."
- Todd Brown
TWITCH
January 23, 2005

			  
***** "A damn fine flick"
-Tracy Crockett UNSPEAKABLE MAGAZINE December 26 2004
 " ***** "
- Christopher Arnott and Kathleen Cei
FAIRFIELD COUNTY WEEKLY
Oct, 28, 2004
"Finest...Beautiful...Hypnotic."
-Mike White
CASHIERS DU CINEMART
November, 2004

			  
**** "A fairly compelling piece of artwork"
-Scott Weinberg eFILM CRITIC 3/12/2004
"A truly unique experience ... an undeniably mesmerizing allure"
-Susanna Ulrich
LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL
June, 2004
***1/2
"Real and uncompromising."
- Jonathan W. Hickman 
ENTERTAINMENT INSIDERS July 22, 2004
"Poignant, moving, but never preachy."
-Elliot Grove
RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
September, 2004
"Astonishingly engrossing"
SANTA FE REPORTER
December 1-7, 2004
"Disturbingly sexy"
-Jackson
SFIST
Feb 7, 2005
"Nakajima is off to a good start"
-Michael Hofstein
INDIE SLATE
November, 2004


"Stark visual beauty"
-David Ng
VILLAGE VOICE
July 12th, 2004

"Recognisable, understandable"
-K
ANTISTEREOTYPE
Oct 6, 2004
"Devastatingly good"
-Kyle Francis
GAUNTLET ENTERTAINMENT
September 30, 2004
"I quite enjoyed your feature. It's just the perfect viewing length as well. Excellent work."
-John Pierson
GRAINY PICTURES
April, 2004
"I like it"
-Frank Warner
Sound Creator of Raging Bull, Taxi Driver and Close Encounters of the Third Kind
October 12, 2004
"Stunning"
-Albert G. Nigrin
FILM FESTIVAL TODAY
October, 2004
"Beautifully captures human abilities to communicate even in the absence of speech."
-Laura Nathan
THE INDEPENDENT MONTHLY
May 2004 issue
"Reminiscent of Chris Marker via Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker"
-Nick Schager
SLANT MAGAZINE
March, 2005
"Memorable and at times gross portrait of life"
-Chris Castillo
PORT ARTHUR NEWS
March, 2004
"Beautifully crafted, elegantly simple and extremely interesting film."
-Nina Adams
FILM FEST NEW HAVEN
July 25, 2004
"This has become one of my favorite silent films of all time, 
next to 'Nanook of the North'"
-ManSee Kong
ImaginAsian TV August, 2004
"Haunting"
-J.S. 
GuideLive
October, 2004 
“This is the kind of film that may have you talking for days afterwards.” 
-Patrick Schweiss
Sedona International Film Festival
October, 2004
"Groundbreaking and works on several levels."
-Nancy Mockros
NOHO>LA THE MAGAZINE
June, 2004
"Amazing film. Just fantastic. I feel this is an auteur piece and pure in its execution..."
-David Kebo
KISMET ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
August, 2004
"A visually stunning tale of survival"
-Angela Haley and Bob Makin
COURIER NEWS
July 8, 2004
"Unlike anything else in theatres today" 
-Erin Paulson
FILM MONTHLY
6/10/2004
"A vastly moving experience"
-Kate Lawrie
LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL
 June, 2004
" I've found my new favorite film."
SAN FRANCISCO INDEPENDENT  FILM FESTIVAL
 Feb 8, 2005


"After the Apocalypse conveys the raw experience of being human"
-Emma Griffiths
LAKE PLACID FILM FESTIVAL
6/02/2004

 

"Nakajima, a “self-taught” filmmaker gifted with that Ed Wood knack"
-Scott Foundas
LA WEEKLY
6/18/2004
"Hybrid mixing science fiction effects with silent movie techniques"
-Bette Spero
THE STAR-LEDGER
June 4, 2004


"Monochromatic 16mm camerawork captures an end-of-the-world bleakness"
-Sheri Linden
THE HOLLYWOOD REPOTER
June, 2004

 



"Nice work"
-Christopher Null
FILMCRITIC.COM
July,2004

 


"Every person who sees this is likely to interpret it in their own way"
-Cherryl Dawson
THE MOVIE CHICKS
March/2004

 


"Crisp black-and-white cinematography is easy on the eyes"
-Andy Klein 
LA CityBEAT / Valley BEAT
JUNE, 2004


-M.G. Keller,
ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF DALLAS
June/2004