I already watched the shitty DVD-rip quality a week before, but I decided to hold my review until the premiere in Singapore, which was today. The student discount also made it possible for me to watch it without straining my wallet too much. Mind you, Singapore’s capitalism makes everything expensive, including drinks. Ahem, anyway… Kimi no […]Read More Kimi no na wa.: Shinkai’s best work to date
Okay. I’ve waited for more than four months. Battle of Surabaya DID NOT make it to Bali’s cinemas. Luckily, fate works in mysterious ways. Just today, on my flight from Jakarta – Bali, it turned out that Garuda Indonesia had Battle of Surabaya in the in-flight entertainment system. The bad news is, a pilot is gonna […]Read More Battle of Surabaya: So Good Yet So Bland
I discuss the philosophical themes in Gen Urobuchi’s movie, Rakuen Tsuiho: Expelled from Paradise.Read More Rakuen Tsuiho: The Illusion of Heaven
Hey, what’s up Internet? I know that I’ve fucking vanished for the last couple of months because I now have a full-time job which doesn’t allow me a lot of leisure time to come up with sensationalist crap anymore. I’ve sort out my priorities and decided that instant coverage and rants on specific dramas are not […]Read More Battle of Surabaya and Blind Nationalism
Yesterday, I finally had the chance to watch what was peddled to me as a “compilation of the best Doraemon episodes”. And let me tell, it was worth every penny. The movie came out in theaters (for public viewing; there was a limited premiere show on the 3rd of December) eight days ago, but the […]Read More Stand By Me, Doraemon: A Successful Attempt at Constructing the Core Timeline
AAL IZZ WELL!! It’s the holidays and I’ve been digging up and watching old movies hidden in my hard disk drive. I’ve had this particular movie for quite a while now; I think it’s been 3 years ago since I copied it from my friend’s computer. Now, I don’t watch that many Hindi films; they’re […]Read More 3 Idiots : Find the Idiot In You!
I watched Monsters Inc. back in 2000, when it first hit the big screen. I was a wee lad back then and I was fascinated by almost every Pixar movie I ever watched. When I knew that Monsters University was coming out, I felt a little part of my childhood rekindle. So, I just had […]Read More Monsters University : I’ve Waited 12 Years for This!