If ‘Angel’s Egg’ is an unreviewable film, then how does a critic go about reviewing it? Astonishingly, G Clark gives it a go.
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Kenji Mizoguchi’s ‘The Life of Oharu,’ currently streaming on FilmStruck, is an underseen but disappointing venture from the master filmmaker.
The fourth entry in the ‘Lone Wolf and Cub’ series, ‘Baby Cart in Peril’ sees a new director shaking the style up—to varying degrees of success.
G Clark embarks upon his most ambitious project yet: a series of Blind Spot essays focusing on the famous Lone Wolf and Cub series of samurai flicks.
Makoto Shinkai’s ‘5 Centimeters Per Second’ is a lovely film, rich in nostalgia, best appreciated by adults with some life experience under their belts.
‘Urotsukidōji: Legend of the Overfiend’ is the only anime rated NC-17 by the MPAA; visually inventive, it may be too much for sensitive viewers.
G Clark reviews Michael Arias’s ‘Tekkonkinkreet’: a narratively slippery, but visually astounding animated feature with a strong emotional core.
‘Like Someone in Love’ falls willingly into banal repetition, not forming creative enough relationships to maintain interest in its tedium.
While dragging at parts, 13 Assassins is a good throwback to classic Japanese samurai epics.