[review] Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Ghost in the Shell (2017) surprised me. It isn't perfect, but it ended up being way better than I thought it would be. A lot of "hard-core" GitS fans were disappointed apparently, but, considering the quality of other film adaptations of anime, they were being unduly harsh. The Plot One of the major complaints about... Continue Reading →

[translation] 登鹳鹊楼 (Ascending White Stork Tower) by 王之涣 (Wang ZhiHuan)

登鹳鹊楼 王之涣 白日依山尽, 黄河入海流。 欲穷千里目, 更上一层楼。 Ascending White Stork Tower by Wang ZhiHuan The white sun sets behind the mountains, the yellow rivers flow into the sea. If you want to view limitless expanses, ascend one more level. I find this poem really interesting. The final two lines literally say, "If you want to see... Continue Reading →

[opinion] Irony: Flaiano’s Future Just Arrived

In Italy there are two types of fascists: fascists and anti-fascists. -Ennio Flaiano Something very interesting happened today in Hamilton, Ontario. Hamilton Against Fascism protested a pro-Locke Street Patriot rally which included other groups such as Sons of Odin. This comes on the heels of a riotous attack on Locke Street by the so-called Ungovernables.... Continue Reading →

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