Another week, another podcast. This week we discuss recent forays into anime, how streaming rules our lives, and how Lady Macbeth affected us.
Shouko Nishimiya is the new girl in grade school one day. She is deaf. Instead of being met with understanding she’s met with nothing but bullying, teasing and annoyance by her other class members who would rather not accomodate her. Shouya Ishida is the worst offender of the bullying of Nishimiya. He kicks, slaps, throws … Continue reading “A SILENT VOICE”
This week we try something new. I mean it literally. We watching something that’s actually new and playing now. I will warn that while I don’t think we spoiled anything wholistically about the movie we do mention a number of jokes from the movie directly that the hyper-spoiler listeners may find bothersome. So be forewarned.
Let’s talk about anime. On this very blog four years ago, when I was a wee-lad, I wrote about how I had fallen out of love with anime. I spoke about how when I was a crazed anime otaku in my teenage to early-twenty year-old days; and how a few years removed I just had … Continue reading “I’m Watching Anime Again… Let’s Talk About This”
In 2014 we in the west began to rave about a film by Ruben Ostlund, Force Majeure. It gave us a broken version of masculinity that stood against all the cinematic stereotypes you can muster in your mind and at the same time felt true to what we know of the world at large. Now, three … Continue reading “THE SQUARE”