Memories 1995

Memories (1995) Katsuhiro Otomo had been involved with two other anthologies (and one afterwards) prior to Memories, and while I’m still hunting down Neo Tokyo, I’m pretty confident in saying that Memories will remain my favourite. And maybe there’s a certain amount of nostalgia in that – some of the stuff we see as teenagersContinue reading “Memories 1995”

Millennium Actress (Sennen Joyū)

Millennium Actress (Sennen Joyū) 2002 I still feel sad that fans will never see another Satoshi Kon film – but at least I can still re-watch the ones he made. Millennium Actress is one that’s sometimes described as a mirror of Kon’s far darker Perfect Blue, but this one’s no stroll in the park either,Continue reading “Millennium Actress (Sennen Joyū)”

Paprika (Papurika)

If you’ve seen and enjoyed Inception, you’ll probably like the film that inspired it – Paprika, though obviously they both tackle themes and ideas that have been well-explored in the past. Paprika (Papurika)2006 I’ve enjoyed the other films directed by the late Satoshi Kon and this psychological thriller was no exception. As an adaption ofContinue reading “Paprika (Papurika)”

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