featured Tag

/Posts tagged "featured"

By this point I'm pretty sure Disney can make a thought-provoking and inspiring film in their sleep; yet I was still surprised that this bright and colourful animation still gave us adults and kids, a lot to think about our society. Early April, even with my busy schedule at the time

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

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 in an

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 that