The Simple Complexity of My Neighbor Totoro

As the first part of the title suggests, My Neighbor Totoro is an incredibly simple film. Two young girls, Mei and Satsuki, relocate with their father to a rural village in a beautifully sequestered home. For most of the film’s first half the high-energy and bubbly sisters explore their potentially haunted new house and aimlesslyContinue reading “The Simple Complexity of My Neighbor Totoro”

The Three Things That Shaped Me [Part 2]: Harry Potter

In America, pop culture is the stable of our society. Movies, television, books, music etcetera, form friendships, they build traditions, they unite families, and they, often, define who we are. The Three Things That Shaped MeĀ is a small series I came up with where I wish to share the impact that three of my favoriteContinue reading “The Three Things That Shaped Me [Part 2]: Harry Potter”

The Three Things That Shaped Me [Part 1]: Naruto

In America, pop culture is the stable of our society. Movies, television, books, music etcetera, form friendships, they build traditions, they unite families, and they, often, define who we are. The Three Things That Shaped Me is a small series I came up with where I wish to share the impact that three of myContinue reading “The Three Things That Shaped Me [Part 1]: Naruto”