Skip to content

Daily Archives: November 7, 2017

Japanese animation, commonly referred to as anime (the Japanese shorthand for animation), has had a tremendous impact on the international world. While cartoons were conceived around the start of the 20th century, anime took on a whole other form in the post-World War II period of Japan where it was developed as a method of telling original stories whilst repairing… Read more »

07 November 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Toying with the traditional iconography associated with movies about restless spirits and the places they haunt, David Lowery’s materialistically mischievous, and altogether mesmerizing A Ghost Story (2017) does something very different as far as cinematic hauntings go. Reuniting with his cast from Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (2013), A Ghost Story’s prologue introduces us to a married couple played by Casey… Read more »

07 November 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Like all the best artists, many filmmakers have taken it upon themselves to ask big questions with their work, questioning reality, identity and the meaning of life. Such explorations of the human experience are often intense, and can have earth-shattering conclusions. These are the kinds of movies that may have you curled up in the fetal position by the end,… Read more »

07 November 2017 | Features, Film Lists