March 19, 2019

Film reviews, TV reviews and tales of film making and festivals

Watching Black & White Films

Sometimes I have a need for black and white films and it’s not a precious whim or retrogression—it’s a recognition, a hunger. It has nothing to do with pining for unreality or an escape from […]

Mary and the Witch’s Flower: Review

Studio Ponoc, Japan, 2017, Japanese with subtitles Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi Summary: A pleasant children’s movie that may fail to satisfy AFOGs (adult fans of Ghibli). A young witch with red hair rescues some magic seeds […]

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