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    5 Centimetres Per Second

    Standard, 29th March 2016, teo, 0 Comments

    A Shinkai masterpiece and a work that truly perfects his craft. 5 Centimetres Per Second is a touching romance that doubles as a slice of life filled with unrequited love, growing up and regret. 5 Centimetres takes the best elements of Shinaki’s past films and combines them beautifully in an episodic film that warms the heart. […]

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    The Place Promised in Our Early Days

    Standard, 27th February 2016, teo, 1 Comment

    Known in Japanese as 雲のむこう、約束の場所 (Kumo no Muko, Yakusoku no Basho) transliterated in english “beyond the clouds, the promised place”. The Place Promised in Our Early Days is Shinkai’s first feature length. Watching it what were my thoughts? Story and Characters The dramatic sci-fi with a blend of romance takes place

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    Voices of a Distant Star

    Standard, 11th February 2016, teo, 0 Comments

    This week’s review is on Shinkai’s second short film, 星の声 Hoshi No Koe known in english as Voices of a Distant Star. This 25 minute short was actually one of the first films I had watched by Shinkai before I knew about Shinkai. Released in 2002, I don’t think it is an exaggeration

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    She and Her Cat

    Standard, 4th February 2016, teo, 1 Comment

    She and Her Cat is an award winning independent production by the man dubbed as the next Miyazaki. She and Her Cat is a story told by the viewpoint of a young woman’s cat and its relationship with her.Produced in 1999 over a 5 month period, this short has beautiful

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