Every now and then, I come across a movie that leaves my brain in knots many days after watching. This is a state that brings me both rapture and turmoil since it is a feeling that I rarely get from films. Persona by Ingmar Bergman, came out in 1966 and is a complex drama that obscures the line of fantasy […]Read more "Inkling Movie Review: Persona"
What thoughts would be running through your mind if you were given future messages from yourself 10 years from now stating that you could alter some events that could ultimately save someone’s life? Naho finds herself in this odd predicament when she receives a letter from her future-self 10 years from now that earnestly persuades her to do certain actions […]Read more "Inkling Anime Review: Orange"
Even though movie adaptations of books tend to have a rather sour reception for the most part, their have been times where I’ve been driven to read a book because I did enjoy it’s film counterpart. In many cases, movies have served as an instant gateway for some of the books that I’d grow to love quite a […]Read more "Inkling Book Review: Howl’s Moving Castle"
M. Night Shyamalan is a director that has experienced both extreme highs and lows in his career. After establishing his place as one of the most promising film auteurs in the world of cinema with the release of The Sixth Sense back in 1999, he’d go on to release a slew of pretty solid films like Unbreakable, […]Read more "Inkling Movie Review: Split"
On the surface, this show might give off the impression of being yet another rom-com or slice of life featurette. But, Tatami Galaxy by Masaaki Yuasa is much more than that. While the overall story is grounded in reality, (with slight science-fiction undertones) it is quite a mentally enthralling coming-of-age anime. It’s thematically ingenious, poignantly introspective, and something that leaves a long-lasting […]Read more "Inkling Anime Review: The Tatami Galaxy"