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Movie Review: Kubo and the Two Strings *Spoilers Alert*

If you must blink, do it now.

Okay, I had to use it. If you’ve watched this latest creation by Laika (the same studio behind the previous longest stop motion animation film, Coraline), you would know what I mean. 492 more words

WLJT: Day 8 (The Resort Shirakami)

My 8th day on the road and 4th Hidden Beauty was the Resort Shirakami Train which runs along the Gono Line from Akita Prefecture to Aomori Prefecture, along the rocky coast and considered one of the most scenic train lines in Japan. 1,206 more words


WLJT: Day Seven (Aomori)

I woke up in Nibutani and after saying goodbyes and thank you to all of the people who I had met during my brief stay there, drove to Shin-Chitose Airport and dropped off my rental car. 454 more words


60th Awa Odori festival rocks Koenji

Every year since 1957, Awa Odori, aka ‘dance of the drunkards’ or ‘dance of the fools’, takes the streets of Koenji by the metaphoric storm during the last week-end of August, sometimes coincidating with a real typhoon proclaiming loud and clear the end of a balmy summer. 437 more words


Date Day This Weekend

Beebz (the husband) and I get to go see this movie this weekend. I’m super excited.

I love stop motion animation to pieces; it has a beauty you can’t get in traditional or computer-generated animation, and it’s killing me it’s not doing better in theaters. 12 more words


Movie Review: Kubo & The Two Strings

“If you must blink, do it now…” What an opening line! I was captivated from the moment the film started, and Kubo & The Two Strings… 732 more words


Movie Review: Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

The newest movie from the production company that brought you Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, and Coraline is here and unlike the last three films I mentioned, I was actually very excited to see… 1,022 more words

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