Entry #9: Koukoku no Shugosha (SoM 2018)

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I really wasn’t fond of this manga early on. My feelings were in murky conflict as I fought to diversify my Summer with different sorts of genres and tones, instead of endlessly indulging in cute/stupid romances. There are times when I try to charge forward in spite of my disinterest, thinking it will do me good. In this case, the opening chapters did little to bring me out of my funk. About a third of the way through got me pretty invested. Continue reading “Entry #9: Koukoku no Shugosha (SoM 2018)”

Day Eight: Mad Max: Fury Road (MotM 2018)

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Real life got a little ahead of me. This one will have to be quick.

Mad Max: Fury Road is one of the best films I’ve seen to date. The characters, the sets, the chaotic energy of the camera and the entire energy of the film is a sweet breath of fresh air. Not only does it make itself known through great visuals, but the weight of the characters decisions and motivations make for something impactful by the very end. Acting was phenomenal by all and it is, by far, one of the most thrilling films I’ve seen in my entire life. Dunkirk wishes it could be this intense. Continue reading “Day Eight: Mad Max: Fury Road (MotM 2018)”