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  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    ★★★★★

    Anime in a-g.

    "I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't want to die. I don't…

  • Downsizing

    Downsizing

    ★★★½

    A movie about getting small that becomes about thinking big, but that's actually about understanding that to look at the "big picture" the right way usually means to notice the details. Payne's film is ambitious, but it's most interesting in its gradually adopted sense of anti-ambition; when it departs from its focussed satire premise it isn't, as some say, a case of squandering potential, but a pointed rejection of its comically outsized social commentary for the disarmingly small scale of…