Funky Forest: The First Contact (Naisu No Mori) (2005) Film Review – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!

Funky Forest (2005) by Katsuhito Ishii is about the lives of ordinary people during a visit from an unknown alien force. Directed by one of the minds behind the animation in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill, featuring actors Rinko Kikuchi (Pacific Rim) Tadanobu Asano (Thor) and a cameo by Hideaki Anno (Neon Genesis Evangelion), Funky Forest … Continue reading Funky Forest: The First Contact (Naisu No Mori) (2005) Film Review – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!

Symbol (Shinboru) (2009) Film Review — I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!

Imagine a world where every flavor of the rainbow is yours for the choosing. They say variety is the spice of life, and Symbol (2009), directed by Hitoshi Matsumoto gives you a free ride all the way until the end. The main story of Symbol takes place in a mysterious room a man one day … Continue reading Symbol (Shinboru) (2009) Film Review — I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!

House (Hausu) (1977) Film Review – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!

Parents often believe teenage angst is a phase to be grown out of with time. However, sometimes the persistence of memory can leave such a mental impact on teenage identity that it can actually materialize into furniture – to haunt the very House it is in! House, or Hausu (1977) is a movie about seven … Continue reading House (Hausu) (1977) Film Review – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!