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  • Tekkonkinkreet

    Tekkonkinkreet

    ★★★½

    Like a lot of contemporary anime, the characters aren't fully developed, but the world building, background design, action sequences, and direction are all fantastic.

  • Near Dark

    Near Dark

    ★★★★

    "Anything we want, till the end of time."

    It's a little rough around the edges, but this film is just SO up my alley.

    Also I think this might be my new favorite Tangerine Dream score?!

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  • Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

    Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

    ★★★½

    I don't think I fully "got it", but I really, really dug it.

    How come other countries can do animated features for adults, and when Americans try it we just get Sausage Party?

  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    ★★★★½

    "What do you do with the mad that you feel?"

    The world needs Mr. Rogers now, just as much as it always has.

    Wow, this was a lot more relevant than I thought it even could be. It's always a relief when a film has this much hype, and it can actually still surprise you.

    Also, as a side note, I had the added experience of watching this with with a bunch of employees at Nickelodeon, and I gotta say…