Movie Review: Over the Sky

Wouldn’t living life be easier if you simply went with the flow, avoiding any conflicts and hassles that bring you down? Mio Miyamasu seems to believe so, even though her lackadaisical personality pushes her to struggle in school. When her best friend, Madoka, confesses that she has a crush on Mio’s childhood friend, Arata, Mio […]

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Movie Review: Earwig and the Witch

When news of Earwig and the Witch came out, I remember reading about how controversial it was to have Studio Ghibli create their latest animated feature film using CGI. The comments section feared this major change of shifting from traditional techniques where beautiful sceneries and details are done by hand to click buttons and computerizing […]

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Movie Review: Ride Your Wave

Watching them march on towards the ocean with such resolve, made me realize how I also needed to persevere. Minato Hinageshi, Ride Your Wave  It may have taken two years for me to watch Masaaki Yuasa’s Ride Your Wave (Kimi to, Nami Noretara), and it was great. Completely different from the horrific action-packed tragedy of […]

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