紅の豚 Kurenai no Buta (Porco Rosso) 1992

  When I was a young child I had the pleasure, without even knowing it, of growing up with one of Hayao Miyazaki‘s most famous films My Neighbor Totoro (1988). My mother remembers how upset I was when she gave the film away, and to this day it remains one of my favorites. That beingContinue reading “紅の豚 Kurenai no Buta (Porco Rosso) 1992”

The Book Thief (2013)

When I heard that Markus Zusak‘s infamous work The Book Thief would be made into a movie I was intrigued and skeptical. Usually, movies based on popular books are mediocre, like The Tale of Despareaux 2008, or unbearable to watch (like Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief). There are of course exceptions like Life of Pi 2012, and the first two Harry PotterContinue reading “The Book Thief (2013)”