Anime, Film, Studio Chizu

“Belle” is beautiful, heartbreaking and almost perfect.

I have been looking forward to seeing Mamoru Hosoda’s Belle ever since I’ve heard of its reception at the Cannes Film Festival. And I was not disappointed. I’ve heard the story, most often described as a modern-day retelling of Beauty and the Beast, but that only gives a bare outline of the story.  It’s much… Continue reading “Belle” is beautiful, heartbreaking and almost perfect.

Film, Listicle, Other, Roundup

Animated Films I’m Looking Forward to in 2022

Belle So - technically, this movie was released last year. But it’s not coming out in American theaters until next week. Am I going to risk going to theaters in the middle of a seemingly never pandemic to watch an anime film? Considering it got a 14-minute standing ovation after its world premiere at the… Continue reading Animated Films I’m Looking Forward to in 2022