Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (Xi you xiang mo pian, 2013)

This is the second time Stephen Chow has been involved in an adaptation of material from Journey to the West, the classic Chinese novel about the bringing of Buddhism to China, and while it isn’t as brilliant as the first, … Continue reading

The Wind Rises (Kaze tachinu, 2013)

Miyazaki has become one of my very favorite directors over time. I’ve seen all of his feature films multiple times. To say that I came into his most recent (and reportedly his last) film with heightened expectations is an understatement. … Continue reading