While I can't fully appreciate everything Anno is doing because I'm not well-versed in Kamen Rider, this movie, like most of Anno's work, feels sincere and authentic (and oh so quirky).
The first thing I noticed about Gamera the Brave was its quaint, sea-town feel. Though the scale of the story (and its monster protagonist) continue to grow throughout the film, the story never loses that personal and intimate feel.
As a child actor, Ryo Tomioka excels as Toru, a conflicted pre-teen who loses his mother right as he begins to come of age. His journey isn’t unique: he must accept grief to move forward. What is unique is that it’s…
Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris might be my most anticipated Kaiju film...ever. I’ve heard so much about this one that it would be impossible to go into it with zero expectations. But despite my high expectations that had the potential to suck the life out of my viewing experience, I found that Gamera 3, while less technically brilliant than Gamera 2 and less groundbreaking than Gamera 1, has the most heart of the three.
I wont say much more for…