I was quite excited to see Fireworks – not only because it was the first anime I was to review, and not even because I was curious to see how much my Japanese has improved; the main reason was I had heard it was similar to Your Name (dir. Makoto Shinkai), another melodrama anime I […]

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Some films stand out because of their writing, some their cinematography, their editing, or soundtrack, and then there are films like Benedict Andrews’s Una, which sticks in your mind because of the stunning performances. Both of the main actors, but especially Rooney Mara, are absolutely incredible in this film. From her first appearance, Mara just […]

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