Snow on the Blades (Zakurozaka no adauchi, 2014)

Well, it’s time once again for the Seattle International Film Festival, and so I journeyed to the Egyptian on Saturday to see this samurai film. The director, Setsurô Wakamatsu, was in attendance, and in his introductory remarks he said that … Continue reading

Patema Inverted (Sakasama no Patema, 2013)

Patema Inverted is a science fiction anime, and it’s a difficult movie to talk about without spoilers. I’ll try to be careful, but if you’re allergic to spoilers, beware. I saw this as part of the Seattle International Film Festival, … Continue reading