Anime, Film

“Ride Your Wave” is the anime romance we need right now

It’s hard to believe I’ve never seen a Masaaki Yuasa film before. Last week, his newest film, the 2019 Ride Your Wave, premiered in America. Naturally, I was there with soda and popcorn in hand and totally clueless about the plot. And honestly, I can’t remember the last time I cried like this in the… Continue reading “Ride Your Wave” is the anime romance we need right now

Film, Foreign, Netflix

“I Lost My Body,” a tragic tale with a genetic twist

From my very limited knowledge of French cinema, I have come to the conclusion that France is very good at making these very esoteric, plotless kind of conflictless films, while still making them emotional and engaging. And I Lost My Body is a pretty good example. The film follows a disembodied hand on its journey… Continue reading “I Lost My Body,” a tragic tale with a genetic twist