Film: Sweet Bean (An)

I must confess, despite having a big love for Japanese Cinema, I have never watched a film by the Cannes regular; Naomi Kawase till now. With the release of the 2017 Cannes Line-up, I have decided to finally watch one of her films in preparation for ‘Hikari’ Kawase’s film that will be screening at Cannes… Continue reading Film: Sweet Bean (An)

Film: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

I recall my first time watching ‘Ghost in the Shell’ rather fondly. Not the 2017 version, but the original 1995 animated film adaptation of┬áMasamune Shirow’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’ manga series by Mamoru Oshii. While the 1995 film was a little heavy on the exposition side, the film overall turned out to be highly captivating;… Continue reading Film: Ghost in the Shell (2017)