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Yuasa Masaaki continues his winning streak: he’s probably been the best director in the world over the past five years, or at the very least the most productive great director. Since 2017, he has produced three acclaimed TV series (Devilman Crybaby, Japan Sinks 2020, Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!) along with four feature films: the definitive One Crazy Night romance Night is Short, Walk on Girl, the off-beat Little Mermaid variation Lu Over the Wall, the heart-breaking post-romance Ride Your…
One of the first WhatIfSports teams I ever made, this would have been somewhere around the spring or summer of 2001, was made up of players from miscellaneous countries around the world. Every other team in the league had countries like the Dominican Republic, Canda, Cuba, etc, but mine was the oddball one with folks from countries who only produced a couple players throughout history. Steve Jeltz was on it, because he was born in France. It was a terrible team.
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That moment when DeNiro realizes he has to go after Waingro. He's not a romantic hero, he's a small-minded man of violence driven not by ideals or esoteric codes but by the basest of human urges.
That moment when Pacino practically dances down the hospital stairs, gleefully fleeing his family for the sake of the chase, freed from the pretense of normalcy, from the obligation to care about anyone else.
The tragedy and joy of learning that you cannot escape…