St. Pius V Corner: An Unbloody Sacrifice Without A Divine Redeemer

Hence it is that Christ is not only God, but very God indeed - very God of very God, insomuch that He Himself is the Truth, If, then, we enquire His Name, it is "the Truth;" if we seek to know His natural rank and dignity, He is so truly the very Son of God, … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: An Unbloody Sacrifice Without A Divine Redeemer

Anime Review #83: K-On! The Movie

So yeah... it appears there's some unfinished business regarding K-On! that I must attend to. About a year ago I thought I had finally finished analyzing the intricacies of KyoAni's high school musical slice-of-life - that of the characters, music, and the numerous comfy hijinks they put themselves through. But, it turns out, even after … Continue reading Anime Review #83: K-On! The Movie

East Meets West #18: Your Lie In April .vs. Amadeus

I was only a few months into high school when I first watched the 1984 film adaptation of the Peter Schaefer's biopic Amadeus, which chronicles the career of famed composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from the lens of his so-called rival, Antonio Salieri. Needless to say, it left a profound impact on me. While most of … Continue reading East Meets West #18: Your Lie In April .vs. Amadeus

Anime Review #82: From Up On Poppy Hill

When most people think of stories that strictly involve romance, introspective and thought-provoking journeys or school scenarios, Studio Ghibli movies aren't usually their initial choice. Understandable, since when watching these flicks, you'll also likely get the presence of interesting fantasy lands and creatures straight out of the Miyazaki mindset - No-Face from Spirited Away, Ponyo … Continue reading Anime Review #82: From Up On Poppy Hill