This novel’s strongest aspect is definitely its world, more specifically the shapeshifting magic and the mythology.
There were a lot of jokes in the film that were very vulgar, so the film could be funnier for adults than for children, though this film is a children’s film.
One of the most famous examples of its commitment to portraying a truly post-racial society was having Kirk and Uhara kiss, the first-ever interracial kiss on camera.
This year’s winners, Blake Rayment and Hannah Ewing, tied for first-place and both received gold awards.
When it comes to suspense and shock, this movie is not lacking. The alien life-form the crew discovers grows in its fear factor whenever it appears on-screen.
The Americanizing approach seems even more problematic and bizarre with a story as culturally specific as Death Note.