TAKING A SOCIAL MEDIA BREAK FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR. LOVE YOU ALL, ENJOY THE MOVIES!
"you'll have to put on a very elaborate show"
this is just as much of a heist film as Eleven, only instead of gaining thrills through the larger machination (because Soderbergh already made that movie), there's an intricate focus on the concealed; Rusty and Danny don't need to say everything to communicate, cuts take us away from the heist to show us "the heist", and the result is thrillingly unreliable because we don't know what we're watching yet. Twelve manages…
here goes nothing.
it’s tough coming face-to-face with a character whose personality, faults, & dreams so closely align with yours. any introspection that takes place amidst the catharsis—however invaluable—truly stings when you see yourself so vividly in their pitfalls; when you recognise just how far you have to go. while i find myself wrestling with what exactly i’ve taken away from Whisper of the Heart, there are some things i know for sure.
Shizuku’s a dreamer whose dreams aren’t clear-cut, her…