Some weeks ago, in the grip of a fever, I wrote a pointless little article called ‘On Knowing Others’. This is a continuation that aims to retroactively add some substance to that. It’s also a tangentially related quick analysis of Bergman’s 1957 classic The Seventh Seal, for some reason.
For many 20-30 year old westerners, Youtube has essentially replaced television. Continue reading
There’s a common complaint that modern film quality is tanking compared to the quality of films released in the past few decades. The cinemas are awash with sequels, universes, prequels, remakes, missing links, and excessive exercises in pandering for the sake of money grubbing. This is, of course, a major generalisation. Continue reading
Twenty-six episodes, each twenty minutes long. 520 minutes. Divided by 60 – it’s just over eight and a half hours. If you’ve got 9 hours to spend, Kaiji: Ultimate Survivor is a good way to spend it. Continue reading
Something as accurate and funny as Bernard-jou Iwaku doesn’t deserve the lack of attention it gets.