December 20, 2013
Rurouni Kenshin

Fantasia 2013 bits I

Reviews bits of the Fantasia Film Festival.
March 3, 2011

Instant Swamp (Satoshi Miki, 2009)

WHAT IT IS: After her mother’s suicide attempt, Haname, a young woman in crisis, finds a letter addressed to her long-lost biological father and decides she wants to meet him. HOW IT IS: After the surreal Adrift in Tokyo (2007) Miki disappoints with this unfocused fable exploring the great divide between magical thought and rational thought, as observed through Haname’s […]
April 20, 2010
Adrift in Tokyo

Adrift In Tokyo (Satoshi Miki, 2007)

In a cluster of odd situations, Adrift in Tokyo makes us experience its city, from its empty residential streets to its Metropolis-like allure.