Rian Johnson uses the allegory of a family to discuss entitlement, inheritance, and immigration in the U.S..
Catherine: Full Body uses its wealth of metaphor and Biblical allusions to subvert common moral contemplations on relationships by insisting commitment to one's desires is "true freedom".
Kaguya-sama: Love is War uses stubborn characterization and expressive animation to demonstrate the frivolity of dating.
Quentin Tarantino's ninth film gives insight into the psyche of a Hollywood elite to rebut generalizations about residents of Tinseltown.
I grill the shortcomings of the popular "Cells at Work!".
I provide a rough and brief analysis on the changes Akira Kurosawa makes to Ryuunosuke Akutagawa's "In a Grove".
I compare the environmental commentary of two Studio Ghibli films and that of two Western animated films to analyze the former's unique conveyance of theme.
I use the classic 1995 film Ghost in the Shell as a challenge to an Enlightenment thinker's understanding of consciousness and existence.
I take Hal and Colorful as examples of how films can use twists to expand their meaning and value.