There's a good chance a song is now stuck in your head.
This is entering "seen a few too many times" territory but still, all of those little details... damn
Okay so this turned into kind of a long review. I just really wanted to talk about how the parking lot scene is the movie's thesis statement. It's where the dissonance between the folksiness and the brutality that is the movie's (America's?) undercurrent fully comes together.
A lesser movie would introduced Marge Gunderson in the first scene or it would've had more of a whodunit structure or in some other way set the viewers palette with violence. By spending so…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
-a lot of the animation style and small-scale storytelling is enough to sustain this. Bryan Cranston does great voice work.
-the third act involves a conventional and predictable plot resolution and lacks some emotional impact. (how bout that curing a disease with one sample?)
-there are some problems w/r/t use of Japanese culture, but other people have written about that better than me. I think having the lead activist be a white foreign exchange student is the one thing that…