youwatanabe

Weeb, but I like movies. Even ones with real people. (Also, there is no such thing as perfection.)

Favorite films

  • K-ON! The Movie
  • Whiplash
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Toy Story

Recent activity

All
  • Violet Evergarden: The Movie

    ★★★★★

  • Toy Story

    ★★★★★

  • American Psycho

    ★★★★

  • Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll

    ★★★★★

Recent reviews

More
  • Violet Evergarden: The Movie

    Violet Evergarden: The Movie

    ★★★★★

    I will never watch this movie with another living soul, because I don’t need anyone seeing me ugly cry for close to two and a half hours.

  • American Psycho

    American Psycho

    ★★★★

    Tough to pin this one down. The parts of this movie that work, work well. Bale commits to the role of this deranged Wall Street-money boy so thoroughly that it’s almost alarming. The scenarios can be…truly mortifying. I just think some parts possibly drag a bit much, which was starting to take my attention away for a minute. But the strength of the majority of the film makes up for it. Never personally seen anything quite like American Psycho before. Now if you’ll excuse me, I have to return some videotapes.

Popular reviews

More
  • Tamako Love Story

    Tamako Love Story

    ★★★★½

    A different direction from the source material to be sure, but a welcome one I’d say, Tamako Love Story is exactly what the title states: a love story. Instead of aiming to be a goofy and somewhat strange slice-of-life comedy like the show, the movie takes the time to bring Tamako and Mochizou’s relationship to the forefront, and watching it unfold is both relatable and satisfying. The animation itself is top-notch, KyoAni brings its usual tools and talents to bat,…

  • Game Night

    Game Night

    ★★★½

    Little did you know, you reading this review is actually the first clue in my new game night. In about 15 minutes, someone’s going to take the person sitting closest to you, and you must track them down. The clue: “I get squeamish watching makeshift surgery. Who am I?” (The answer: me).