Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisoned by the enemy, don't we consider it his duty to escape? If we value the freedom of mind and soul, if we're partisans of liberty, it's our plain duty to escape, and to take as many people with us as we can! (J.R.R. Tolkien)
♪ Do you really have to go?
Are you going, leaving me behind?
What shall I do once you are gone?
It pains the one who leaves as well.
Do you really have to go?
I must go to an island afar
A thousand years, ten thousand years
I wanted to live long, I wanted to live ♪
Dancing in the face of death, looking at it peacefully. Death cannot break what Nature has made.
Accepting the pain of separation,…
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A nightmarish experience of uncertainty, delusion and duality, Perfect Blue surely leaves the viewers puzzled on a first watch, but equally mindblown.
As it is so easy to identify with the mundane, real Mima and her simple life as a promising young woman, we feel from the very start her paranoia, self-doubt and torment. The anxiety of making a wrong turn in life and looking negatively different to the people that know you is not an uncommon recurrence in many…