Tag: Anime

Cyberflunk 2017: Rupert Sanders’ ‘Ghost in the Shell’

“One of the hallmarks of good cyberpunk is the exploration of humanity in a post-modern world where technology is the dominant force. This philosophical probe falls short in Rupert Sanders’ ‘Ghost in the Shell.'”

Studio Ghibli Forever: An Initiation – ‘The Wind Rises’

“Almost as if something out of a Japanese elementary school history class, Miyazaki’s last Studio Ghibli film leaves me with a great sense of numbness rather than the invigorating wonder I have come to expect from the master of anime.”

Studio Ghibli Forever: An Initiation and ‘Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind’

“An adventure that lives in a place outside of time, ‘Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind’ offers a haggard reflection of humanity’s dark side before proclaiming hopefulness and love the ultimate victor.”