Just your everyday film lover who enjoys writing. Godzilla snob.
I have a fondness for trash films.
I dug it! Like most time travel movies you can’t think about it too hard. There’s not as much time traveling as I thought there would be, they play around with it in the first act a little but it just sticks to 1994 and 2004 for the rest of the movie.
The doubles practical effects are great! Time travel ripple look was cool.
Nice mullet and nice bunz
“The human heart is fragile and is easily captured.”
Depression is a prison that can ensnare someone and freeze them in time. Every day feels the same when the love and light have been sucked out of it and the body is essentially automated, passing the day and just surviving. Shiki-Jitsu swirls around two unnamed souls: a mentally lost young woman (Ayako Fujitani) and a melancholy director (Shunji Iwai) both of whom have lost their direction in life. The Director…
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Jessie Buckley plays Harper, a young woman who has just exited a toxic marriage to her ex-husband…
There is a moment, about halfway through this film, where you can pinpoint the exact second where the Disney suits said, "Alright Sam Raimi, you can do whatever you want now that we have all of our contractually obligated by-the-books exposition out of the way!" and off Raimi goes like a demon unleashed from Hell. They essentially let him make half of a horror movie with Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), and that horror film is really…