Anime

Film Review: In This Corner of the World (Japan, 2016) is thought-provoking anime for older audiences

December 12, 2017

Similar to the majority of other anime titles on offer, In This Corner of the World is suitably aimed at older audiences.  Whilst the animated medium usually suggests family-friendly viewing, Sunao Katabuchi‘s thematically heavy drama is more thought-provoking than visually reliant. Concerning itself predominantly with the bombing of Hiroshima towards the end of World War […]

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Film Review: Your Name (Kimi no Na wa) (Japan, 2016) will leave you spellbound

November 25, 2016

The Japanese Anime genre has a long history of producing masterpieces. Makoto Shinkai‘s Your Name is no exception. Ahead of its release in Australia, the film has enjoyed rave reviews around the world – and deservedly so. The film centres on Mitsuha (Mone Kamishiraishi) and Taki (Ryunosuke Kamiki), two people with nothing in common except […]

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Video Games Review: Attack On Titan: Wings of Freedom (PS4, 2016)

August 28, 2016

Quite often we get stuck with inferior video game adaptations of TV shows and movies. It’s a rarity for any of them to accurately reflect the source material without ruining it in some form or another. Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom, is a true testament of what can be done with a team that is passionate about […]

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Dragon Ball Z: Ressurection ‘F’ in Australian and New Zealand Cinemas August 6th

July 15, 2015

Madman Entertainment has announced the latest blockbuster film in the DRAGON BALL Z franchise, DRAGON BALL Z: RESURRECTION ‘F’ will screen across 69 locations and counting in Australia and New Zealand from August 6th, 2015. Hot on the heels of last year’s blockbuster, BATTLE OF GODS, DRAGON BALL Z is back in cinemas. DRAGON BALL […]

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Film Review: Interstella 5555 (France, 2003) – Special ACMI Screening

July 6, 2015

Interstella 5555 is the result of a collaboration between french House duo Daft Punk with Anime legend Leiji Matsumoto, and director Kazuhisa Takenouchi. It’s hard to define what makes this eclectic, feature length animated album collaboration so engrossing. Is it the melodramatic narrative with visuals that hit the House beats again and again? The satisfying […]

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