Move over Eli Hayes, James Lloyd has arrived.
To have an unbelievable double feature pair Kanal followed by Kon Ichikawa's Fires on the Plain. Both match each other in theme, structure, and basic plot. Pairing these together there is an unflinching look pure human experience of absolute lost and dissolution through both the Polish view on WWII and the Japanese take on it. - Soldiers on the run lose their humanity as trying to get out alive in any way they can in the last days of their respective fights.
Worth a watch together if you can make the time, for both films are relatively short.
Truly a dream filled trip, it almost is exactly what you would expect from a film titled Night on the Galactic Railroad. It is an extremely touching film on what it means to be happy, how to be happy with oneself, and how to accept and embrace one's own sexuality. The film explores these questions in the most interesting ways with beautifully crafted entrancing shots. This film presented Giovanni and Campanella relationship in the most charming of ways, so much…
I made a really cheesy video with visuals from The Man Who Stole the Sun underscored by the theme from Taxi Driver, I think it really visualizes what I feel while watching this film.
I have recently finished this film after a long time of being aware of it and I searched for discussions / essays on it but it is surprisingly under-seen. Written by Leonard Schrader, the younger brother of Paul Schrader and coming out only three…