'Isle of Dogs': An interesting cartoon for International Children's Day
Not just a normal cartoons, the deep content hidden behind “Isle of Dogs” made it eligible for the Berlin Film Festival and won the Best Director category.
Despite the fact that the subject and the characters in the film make waves of public opinion, “Isle of Dogs” is still the most worth watching movies by the quality of Hollywood brand.
Eliminating the way of making animated films by pure graphics which are familiar to many audiences, “Isle of Dogs” uses puppets and models to create animated scenes that moviegoers are familiar with popular titles such as “Chicken Run”, “Coraline” and “Kubo and The Two Strings”.
The film is set in Megasaki city in Japan when Mayor Kobayashi ordered the "expulsion" of all dogs to a deserted island because it’s said that they carry dangerous germs.
The four dogs: Chief, Rex, Duke, Boss, and King form a team to survive and fight off rival dogs. One day, a plane from the sky hit "Island of Dogs". In the plane was Atari - a brave boy who risked his life to the wilderness to find his loyal dog named Spot.
Shaken by the affection of the little man, the dog group decided to help Atari.
Aside from the interesting story which is suitable for young audiences and movie lovers, “Isle of Dogs” is also catching up with the voice-dubbing of many famous Hollywood’s stars such as Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Yoko Ono, Greta Gerwig (newly-nominated Best Female Director of the year) and Frances McDormand (winner of Best Actress in Oscars 2018). In order to invite powerful voices, the name of Wes Anderson must guarantee something.
Wes Anderson has been active since 1992 with many accomplishments, most recently with six Oscar nominations. Known for its high aesthetics, close-fitting visuals and a humorous, satirical voice, Wes Anderson is almost unknown how the tastes of failure.
There is another reason you are attracted by “Isle of Dogs”, which is love for Japan and... dogs that are familiar with the current human life.
In the movie, the images such as sushi, ramen, sumo wrestling or samurai spirit are portrayed in detail.
The dogs stand out like the loyal samurais, never betraying their master.
The IMDB rates 8.2 / 10 for “Isle of Dogs”.
Similarly, the two largest critics pages today are Rottentomatoes and Metacritic rating it 8.8 and 82% respectively. “Isle of Dogs” is scheduled to release from 1 June.
By: Relly Jonas