Tag: Satoshi Kon

Leonardo DiCaprio in Inception

10 Films To Watch If You Love Inception (2010)

10 Films To Watch If You Love Inception (2010): It has been 11 years since Christopher Nolan’s Inception came out. Yet today, we talk about it with great awe and reverence. Leonardo…

10 Overlooked Fantasy Films That You Probably Didn’t See

Fantasy is so often rigidly defined and cornered into just Swords and Sorcery films. It can be so much more and so much more, well, fantastic! Instead of offering you ten of the best films, or any arbitrary ranking, I’m offering instead ten films that sometimes get overlooked as fantasy. It might broaden the spectrum of what it is we call fantasy and what is under the realm of the fantastical.

Tokyo Godfathers [2003]: A Richly-Textured Christmas Dramedy

Anime master Satoshi Kon’s films always have this dichotomy factor. Kon’s most accessible feature (or as his passionate fans would call it as his most ‘normal’ anime) Tokyo Godfathers (2003) also possesses many dichotomies, which aren’t as astoundingly complex as his previous anime “Perfect Blue” (1997) and “Millennium Actress” (2001) (Kon also made the magnum opus “Paprika” (2006) & dark, psychological anime TV-series “Paranoia Agent” (2008), before his death at the age of 46) . “Tokyo Godfathers” have an overly sentimental core to make a typical Christmas movie