My Top Five Favorite Movies of 2018

To round out the lists of my favorite things from 2018 (my top five games list can be found here and my top three anime can be found here), I finally sifted through enough movies to create a list of my top five favorites from last year. If there any trends among my picks, I would … Continue reading My Top Five Favorite Movies of 2018

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Shoplifters Review | A Compassionate Small-Time Crime Drama

Pairing a crime story with something that resembles the transcendentalist trappings of Ozu isn't the most natural of combinations. However, with Shoplifters Hirokazu Kore-eda pulls off this pairing with such humanistic grace that I can't help but wonder why more stories about criminals don't mirror its empathy. The film presents moral ambiguity and complex characterizations … Continue reading Shoplifters Review | A Compassionate Small-Time Crime Drama