“Your Name.” is a Mental and Emotional Rollercoaster

“Your Name.” is written and directed by Makoto Shinkai, who also wrote the novel this film is based on and stars Ryûnosuke Kamiki and Mone Kamishiraishi.  The movie is a Japanese anime film about two complete strangers who switch bodies in their dreams, which eventually draws the two closer and closer to each other’s lives. … More “Your Name.” is a Mental and Emotional Rollercoaster

“A Dog’s Purpose”: A Mix of Enjoyment and Absurdity

“A Dog’s Purpose” is directed by Lasse Hallström and stars Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, K.J. Apa and Britt Robertson.  The movie is about, well, a dog who tries to find his purpose in life as he moves from dog to dog, learning something new at each step along the way. This was a film that … More “A Dog’s Purpose”: A Mix of Enjoyment and Absurdity