Category: Movies

Kimi no Na wa: Excellent, for a Movie

Nothing has 99.8% a satisfaction rating. Nothing. Well, this is new. I usually review anime long after it’s faded into irrelevance. This time I’m reviewing a movie within a month of its Japanese release. Spoilers actually matter. Proceed with caution. […]

Motoko Kusanagi is White

The internet is abuzz with whitewashing accusations over a white chick is being cast as Motoko Kusanagi. This makes no sense to me, because Motoko Kusanagi is white. Let me throw out my “I’m not a racist” qualifications before I […]

The Cold Sure As Hell Bothers Me

“Anna and the Snow Queen”, the most uninspired Japanese title since “Wanda and the Colossus“ I first watched Frozen in a cheap theater pretty late into its U.S. release. With the hype seeming to dissipate and the movie being fairly […]