Remember how the ending for 5 Centimeters Per Second tore your heart out ten years ago? Well, Your Name gives us the closure to that final scene that we've always wanted.
It corrected Peter Jackson's sin of a one-million hour King Kong film and gave me everything I could want in a film where they aimed to make a big B-movie.
I loved the Vietnam-era setting, the tone, the chill tribes-people (rare for these kind of films) and just how the movie dove into the meat of things.
While King Kong is no doubt the star, John C. Reilly comes close to taking the spot by being fantastic.
Right after finishing The Evil Dead, I made Evil Dead II my third film for my October horror moviethon list. I had already known that the two sequels following the original were quite different in tone when compared to the original so I was already prepared. With this in mind, I was still put off by the initial silliness when compared to the straight horror of the original, but as the movie went on, I became more engrossed as one…
Jim Carrey's first dramatic role is still one of my favorites. The story itself says a lot with our society's obsession with watching people's lives in the form of reality television. With reality television hitting its peak nearly 10 years after its original release, I would say it is more relevant nowadays than compared to way back in '98.