My take-aways from the New York Film Festival premiere of Richard Linklater's Last Flying Flying.
Storytelling mediums can be the best way to see the human side of conflicting beliefs.
But I more importantly I ponder the continued relevancy of film in the streaming age.
An analytical look at this portrait of wealthy Los Angeles youth in the mid-80s that is simultaneously tantalizing and dire.
All-ages films are often under-appreciated for their ability to package visual storytelling and thematic richness into a tightly-crafted package. You Are Umasou is a prime example of what can make these films great.
Your Name's snub is a symptom of a larger issue with the Academy. Should we care?
Or: that time I watched fictional kids get burnt to death in a house fire and felt nothing.