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My Thoughts on Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru

After seeing Living last year, which was one of my favourite films of 2022, I really wanted to check out the film it was based on, Ikiru by Akira Kurosawa. What I wasn’t expecting was how close the adaptation actually … Continue reading

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A Man Called Otto – Film Review

Director: Marc Forster Writer: David Magee Starring: Tom Hanks, Marianna Treviño, Rachel Keller, and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo Rating: ★★★½ A Man Called Otto, the latest film from director Marc Forster (Christopher Robin, Finding Neverland, Stranger than Fiction), and writer David Magee … Continue reading

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Beastars – Volume Two – Manga Review

The second volume of Beastars continues the story of Cherryton Academy, a boarding school with a diverse set of animal students, both carnivores and herbivores. The story focuses on Legoshi, a wolf who tries to keep himself to himself and … Continue reading

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Beastars – Volume 1 – Manga Review

I went into Beastars knowing absolutely nothing about it. Based on the cover alone, I had assumed that it would be similar to the Vertigo comic Fables, and that the wolf on the front cover would be some kind of … Continue reading

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Quick Reviews – Till and The Lost King

Till – London Film Festival This is based on the story of Emmett Till, a 14 year old who was lynched in 1955 and I found this incredibly harrowing and hard to watch. The film is shown through his mother’s … Continue reading

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