Living as the heroine of men’s sexual fantasies
Wright doesn’t filter the truth and portrays the reality of the disgusting desires of not one man, but men as a whole
Artificial intelligence is human too
There’s a reason why there aren’t many anime films that come in the form of a musical. It simply doesn’t work.
Padgett Sawyer plays as “not like the others” in a movie just like the others
“He’s All That” isn’t really all that. With almost double the budget of the original, the movie couldn't compare to the critically thrashed 1999 effort. TikToker Addison Rae fails to play as herself, a seemingly perfect influencer.
“Ossan’s Love”: a masterful portrayal of Japanese comedy and universal love
It not only captivated a new audience upon its release but also highlighted a huge societal obstacle in Japan: homophobia.
“A Silent Voice”: portraying reality in sensuous hues
This is no wholesome or kawaii love story. The topic of mental health is so complex that even if conveyed, it is overlooked by the majority as the messages are kept subtle.
Summer adventure of an ephemeral friendship
Anna in Ghibli animation, “When Marnie Was There” is a sophisticated character that gives off a unique color from other vivacious Ghibli heroines.
Russian adultery in very fancy clothes
There are many adaptations of Tolstoy’s famous novel out there, but Mr. Wright’s version is avant-garde.
Healing and growth from the rays of “Little Miss Sunshine”
As humans, we all know that dreadful feeling of anguish. The question is, what do we do when that feeling inevitably catches us?