One of my favorite video essay youtube channels Nerdwriter1 just did a fabulous essay on Japanese director Yasujirō Ozu’s 1949 film Late Spring. For a general understanding of the story Late Spring is the story of Noriko, played by late actress Setsuko Hara, who is idyllically and indepedently happy living with her widowed father, Shukichi, played by actor Chishû Ryû. Continue Reading
The Mouse grows once more. Not since the Marvel Comics and Disney merger has such a huge ripple run through the galaxy of nerds everywhere. It is if a million voices cried out in once and were suddenly snuffed out.