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  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • The Man Who Sleeps
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • The Truman Show

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  • Corpse Bride

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  • The Hidden Fortress

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  • Throne of Blood

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  • Yojimbo

    Yojimbo

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    Mifune at his Mifunest, leading what is probably Kurosawa's biggest request for suspension of disbelief yet. Not that I care though, this film is just so cool that I wouldn't have it any other way.
    The lead samurai here is overpowered as hell, running circles around all of his bumbling opponents and somehow coming across as perfectly suave in every situation. The criminal mastermind villains here are, for the most part, deserving of their positions. They're very clearly portrayed as…

  • Corpse Bride

    Corpse Bride

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    At its core, the plot is a very simple tale of a person torn between two lovers, just with the added underworld twist. The visual style is really what makes this film; distorted sets, obtuse character design, stunning stop-motion animation and an electrically colored afterlife setting. Sure, it's a short, simple film all things considered, but it's got style, and that alone makes it better than most films in its vein.
    The only thing holding it back from a higher…

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  • Your Name.

    Your Name.

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    Some things feel like they were made just for you, you know?

    This is a film that manages to speak to my deepest fears, needs, desires and insecurities in ways that I never could have imagined.
    It lures me in with these sweet promises of cute love and soft teenage ideals, then wrecks my soul. Real ideas presented in a wonderfully fantastical manner.
    I'm always scared that someday I'm going to wake up a different person. But it's never going…

  • Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

    Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

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    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    *Spoilers for all Evangelion media, including the previous rebuilds, television series, and subsequent film*

    And I thought trying to write about the last three was hard... forgive me if these paragraphs end up flowing like a mixtape on shuffle, but I just want to try and get all of my thoughts down. I'll try and take it scene-by-scene.
    Shinji spends the first act of the film in the midst of crippling depression, that is, he doesn't move, talk, eat, or…