Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust / 吸血鬼ハンターD ブラッドラスト

It’s like if the garbage disposal miraculously produced a delicious smoothie YES Release date: April 21, 2001Director: Yoshiaki KawajiriLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: Folks who want to like Akira but don’t. Closet weebs.  When should you watch this movie: When it’s your turn to pick a movie for movie-night and you know yourContinue reading “Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust / 吸血鬼ハンターD ブラッドラスト”

Departures / おくりびと

Someday I’ll write a full essay on the difference between “Kitsch” and “Schlock” and this movie will serve as Exhibit A  YES Release date: September 13, 2008Director: Yōjirō TakitaLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: Expats living in Japan. Classical musicians. Folks who have recently lost a loved one. Folks who have ever lost aContinue reading “Departures / おくりびと”