Monthly Archive: January, 2012

Spirited Away (2002)

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Young Chihiro is moving to a new town with her parents. Just before they arrive at their destination, they take a wrong turn and arrive at an apparently abandoned amusement park. Little do… Continue reading

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Memorable Movies 1: Introduction, Jaws, Singing in the Rain, Super Troopers

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So I’m not much of a talker or a writer… in most cases, but I love talking about movies.  What I’ve found out is that many people have not seen movies that I… Continue reading

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Baccano!–First Impressions

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I saw the first three episodes of Baccano! and I have to say I’m excited to see the remaining 10. Baccano! is a fantasy anime set in 1930s America. Initially, the story seemed… Continue reading

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Angel Links–First Impressions

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Angel Links surrounds the security firm after whom the anime is named. As a fan of Outlaw Star (see 5 Awesome Anime Series), I decided to check this one out as Angel Links… Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

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Political assassinations are rampant in Europe. Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) suspects that the killings are orchestrated by none other than his greatest adversary Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris). It is up to Holmes… Continue reading

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Departures (2008)

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Cellist Kobayashi Daigo (Motoki Masahiro) had his orchestra dissolve around him, so he returned to his hometown with his wife Mika (Hirosue Ryoko). There, he found a job as a nakanshi, or one… Continue reading

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Political Correctness in American Pop Culture

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In general, political correctness is a pretty touchy area in modern-day America. I will agree that a line of acceptability versus offensiveness is good. But when does political correctness go too far? Let’s… Continue reading

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