Brit film fan. Writes about Japanese cinema on Kino 893. Trying to consume as much media as possible.
The Night Before is a late addition to the list of films that I regularly rewatch around Christmas. It maybe took until this year to realise why I connected with what is, for the most part, a dumb stoner comedy slash drunken holiday pub crawl. Joseph Gordon Levitt's character and the loss of his parents already hits me personally, but him finding himself in his 30s and surrounded by friends who are moving on with their lives, personally and professionally,…