When one of the interviewees mentioned that she was constantly bleeding through her pads and ended up dropping out of school due to it, I wished I could travel back in time and through the screen to give her some super plus tampons. After hearing what women in this community were using for pads (just old clothing), hopefully the pads and the pad manufacturing initiative will help the women in the community live and improve their lives, although I hope women with heavier flows can get extra support at some point. Will be donating to www.thepadproject.org/ when I can.
This version was presented as it was originally, with no sound. There were also three added scenes, but I have no clue what they were.
This short gave me some time-travel feels, mainly time loops. Also, the cinematography, mainly on the stair scenes aimed downward, gave a good sense of vertigo. And the scene with the multiple Mayas was a pretty good VFX section for an experimental short.
I do hope they cleaned up all of that broken mirror on the beach, though. XD
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I'm not really a fan of high school anime and I had read the novella The Girl Who Leapt Through Time is based on several years ago and rated it a 2/5, so I didn't have high expectations for this one. However, from what I remember, the story in the anime is far more fleshed out than in the novella. I also really liked the cast for the English dub and Makoto…
Evidence that Ronald Colman's character was in love with Cary Grant:
Exhibit A: He loaned him his only pair of slippers when he was still a total rando to him
Exhibit B: He bought him borscht and remembered that he liked it with an egg
Exhibit C: He shaved off the beard he had had for 15 years so he could go undercover for him - not for Jean Arthur
Exhibit D: He tracked down the man who could exonerate…