Makoto Shinkai: Allegories in Anime Series Announcement

With the announcement of Makoto Shinkai’s latest film project, there has been a lot of discussion and hoopla going around the internet otaku communities and fandoms about his past works. Many folx feel that they are formulaic and boring, or just seem to regurgitate the same exact messages and themes over and over again. Then are the few who strongly see the uniqueness to each Shinkai film and what it represents as a stand-alone work of art.

One Hour Photo (2002): One of the Finest Works of Cinema I’ve Ever Seen – Film Review

One Hour Photo (2002) is a psychological thriller about a man named Sy Parrish who runs a one-hour photo developing lab in a big-name retail store that’s a part of a larger mall. He’s quite a perfectionist and is always very kind and courteous to regular customers. One family in particular, the Yorkin Family, who Sy has been helping for years, has a special spot in Sy’s heart. When the seeds of their seemingly flawless family dynamics start to unravel, it causes Sy to tip over the emotional edge.

Bajirao Mastani: An Epic Romance

When I first saw the trailer for this film, I lost my sanity with excitement for a decent ten minutes or so. I have been such a huge fan of the Indian actress, Deepika Padukone, for a long time now. Her skills are brilliant and I was disappointed with how underrated she had been in…