Satoshi Kon

This essay was not originally written for this blog, so the style might seem a little different. I'm currently busy with work so I've decided to lightly edit this and post it here. This post contains spoilers for Memories, Perfect Blue, Paranoia Agent, Millennium Actress and Paprika and I recommend watching them before reading. Kon …

On The Rocks

This post is about the 2020 film On the Rocks and contains full spoilers within. I highly recommend seeing the film before reading. I am, in theory, against stunt casting. I used to be more opposed to it until I realised that, with a few exceptions, almost all casting is stunt casting. Like it or …

The Wind Rises

This review is part of a series of the best of the decade. You can read the other entries in the list by clicking this link. This review contains full spoilers for The Wind Rises and I recommend watching before reading this. It’s hard to do something like pick a ‘favourite Ghibli’ film, because ranking them seems …

La La Land

This review is part of a series of the best of the decade. You can read the other entries in the list by clicking this link. This review contains full spoilers for La La Land as well as Whiplash and I recommend watching both before reading this. I had a lot of hard debates with myself when making …

Parasite

This review is part of a series of the best of the decade. You can read the other entries in the list by clicking this link. This review contains full spoilers for Parasite as well as minor spoilers for The Lighthouse and I recommend watching both before reading this. When making a list of the films …