It’s almost the end of the film and I’m still very, very lost. So you’re not alone.
— Mia (Minh-Anh) Do (@thespecsofMia) August 9, 2018
The 1988 anime Akira has officially topped my list of hardest-to-watch films, packing millions of details in both the graphics and the content of each sequence, in the span of more than two hours. Admittedly, I yawned rather widely during the middle part, since it started to drag on and became too slippery (plus excessively violent) for my attention to grab on. Continue reading “On ‘Akira’ (1988)—The Beginning of the End”