I have never seen anything so unapologetically imaginative. What an inspiration!!!!
My one year old daughter and I have watched this approximately 57 times and counting. She is absolutely obsessed. If the word Totoro is uttered in her presence while we are anywhere at any moment, her whole body activates and she looks for him.
I happen to find it a perfect film. 💓
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
As other reviewers said well, this is a horror film as well as a toxic male sports movie in disguise. Based on the vast majority of other reviews, either I don’t think the majority of viewers see this…. awkward 😬 …like I felt about Taxi Driver … or there’s a strong sadomasochistic element in some people’s appreciation of art? Well good and fine for them I suppose. I personally don’t like having to do a breathing exercise after I watch…
One of my favorite parts of this was when a Dad of someone who died from oxy told the heirs of that pharma legacy that they hoped their testimony would “haunt them for the rest of their life,” and Nan Goldin mumbled at the screen, “It won’t.” 🔁
I’ve spent a lot of my life thinking about power, and in turn conspiring how to fuck it up. In my past career, I persuaded big consumer products and retail companies to…