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Jul 9, 2016
Satoshi Kon writes and directs this animated feature, may he rest in peace. Truly a legendary genius, a mind like few we were lucky enough was put into making films.
What a masterpiece, Jesus.
A genuine hymn to life, lead by three homeless underdogs with broken spirits, forgotten by the world and in such need of love, desperately climbing their way up to redemption and knockin' on heaven's door with this holy second-chance-awarding abandoned baby they stumble upon, whose life they embark on an urban adventure to save on a Christmas Eve night.
A cinematic odyssey with characters of such humanity their broken dreams, flaws, hopes and love read more
Dec 3, 2015
*No spoilers ahead.*
When something is absolutely impeccable, when it excels at every possible requirement of the viewer and results more of a spiritual journey than a simple movie, I don't doubt for even five seconds giving it a 10. And let me tell you Byousoku 5 Centimeter, is a rotund 10.
It follows the love encounters of three teenagers. A boy, Tohno Takaki; and two girls, Sumida Kanae and Shinohara Akari; focusing more in the first aforementioned. Takaki and Akari are deeply in love ever since their childhood, during which they used to observe the petals of a cherry tree fall, supposedly, at five centimetres per read more
Nov 26, 2015
Paprika (Anime) add (All reviews)
Right, I feel like I should state two things: this is my first review, at least on MyAnimeList; and there are no spoilers in it.
'Paprika' follows Dr. Chiba Atsuko, a psychiatrist who, through a recently invented and innovating device that allows her to enter her patients' dreams, treats them on a subconscious level transforming herself into her read haired alter ego Paprika once inside their minds. Several prototypes of said artefact are stolen, and Atsuko alongside Paprika find themselves, or should I say herself, involved in a quite complicated and bizarre adventure that, however dangerous, may repair her spirit.
It's one of those films you recommend read more