I can’t think of a better film with which to introduce a younger generation to the magic and wonder of Hayao Miyazaki.
An increasingly dull and predictable storyline populated by characters that are a collection of clichés.
There’s also no denying that the series still remains a major cultural force in Japan.
Here’s hoping that “5 Centimeters Per Second” represents one last hurrah for Shinkai before moving on to new, and equally fertile territory.
Appleseed Ex Machina is primarily disappointing because it squanders so much of the depth and potential that existed in the original.