Film, Foreign, Netflix, Other

“Wish Dragon” is a lovely little film.

I like being proven wrong. It means I’m learning. So I was very happy when the Chinese-American movie, Wish Dragon, turned out to be an adorable and funny movie. Not the best movie of 2021. That still goes to The Mitchells vs. The Machines for now - but it’s a nice modern-day adaptation of the… Continue reading “Wish Dragon” is a lovely little film.

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

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The second season of “Aggretsuko” is unexpected and enjoyable

I have been waiting forever for the second season of Aggretsuko; like since the first one ended, I’ve been waiting for another. While I wasn’t crazy about the Christmas special, I still thought it was fun. And this particular season was….something. Not a bad something. It just went in a very different direction than I… Continue reading The second season of “Aggretsuko” is unexpected and enjoyable