aiming to live up to my own ideals
Yap somehow tones down his extremities to not let down the loaded material he finds himself working on and what its main conflict is; the propagation of filmic images from a bygone era and the existential nightmare caused by the media cycle. Par for the course, said material has to be presented through irreverence, and the execution is far from masterful, but the fact that it holds itself together somewhat nicely is more than a surprise.
It also somehow provides…
What do you wish for?
An absolute monster of a film, which not only shows how far Hideaki Anno has come as an artist and director since '95, but also retroactively justifies the existence of the Rebuilds with such an incredible, life-affirming message within its center.
The visuals in these films were always a positive, but damn, the direction here is on another level. The quiet, introspection which brims with heart, and the fantastic, brain-melting sci-fi cataclysm (with some of…
Everything just happens all too fast.
The dread, despair, information; everything that we have all been going through this past year has been tough to the point that time has become quick for me. Hours, days, weeks, and months begin to blend into each other, as I try to make sense of the increasingly changing tides of the world surrounding us, to the point that I started to disassociate and remain in a box. I began to miss the finer…