THANK YOU HAYAO MIYAZAKI, AND WHY I MISS YOUR WORK ALREADY

I’m certain this isn’t news, but I’m a massive Hayao Miyazaki fan. I’ve seen all his films and after last year I can happily say I’ve seen at least one of them on the big screen. The first film of his I actually saw I believe was Spirited Away. I was in high school at the … Continue reading “THANK YOU HAYAO MIYAZAKI, AND WHY I MISS YOUR WORK ALREADY”

TRAILERS: 100 YEN: THE JAPANESE ARCADE EXPERIENCE

A trailer for this documentary about video game arcades, a pretty much dead industry outside of Japan, was released on the net recently; check it out below: Synopsis: 100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience is an hour long documentary focusing on the thriving, exciting, vibrant world of the arcades in Japan. I have to thank … Continue reading “TRAILERS: 100 YEN: THE JAPANESE ARCADE EXPERIENCE”

1001 FILMS – TABOO/GOHATTO (1999)

It’s the era of the Japanese Shogunate and Samurai Sozaburo Kano (Ryûhei Matsuda) and Samurai Hyozo Tashiro (Tadanobu Asano) have both been accepted into the militia. The film follows the intricate plot of twists and turns of internal troubles happening in the militia as romances ensue which all happen to surround this new young soldier, … Continue reading “1001 FILMS – TABOO/GOHATTO (1999)”