For some artists, music spurs their creativity…
An overview of the British Film Institute’s Classic Film Series for science fiction, from Palgrave/MacMillan
Media apologists everywhere would have you believe that Hollywood only runs the way that it does because of this concept called “marketability.” We could never have Asian-American headliners in an Akira movie because we don’t have enough big-name Asian-American actors. We can’t keep the integrity of the original story because it’s not culturally significant to an American audience. God forbid a movie challenge an audience’s perspective on another culture or give them an insight into how other parts of the world react to certain situations
Morgana Santilli discusses etiquette of how to say you aren’t interested in anime, and the prejudice you show in saying you don’t like anime.
Anime is not intended as a definitive guide, but as wide ranging introduction to the field. Even so, seasoned anime watchers will find the book valuable for the opinions expressed
One of the challenges of liking anime is having to sometimes admit that you prefer cartoons to more “grown up” forms of entertainment. And sometimes you can defend yourself with a really adult title like Akira or Vampire Hunter D, but sometimes you also have to admit…you really do love stuff that’s geared toward kids! […]