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Entries Tagged as 'Mother/daughter relationship'

Mei Actually Met a Ghost — Totoro!

October 2nd, 2011 · 4 Comments

“Actually our work depends on how much we can appropriate from other people’s work! Painting, music, films, literature … it’s all grist for the mill. We think of our work not as individual creativity but like a lifelong baton relay. Your work passes through your body and your life; you transform it into something, and […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Animation · Bathtub scene · Beasts and monsters · Coming of age · Father/daughter relationship · Mother/daughter relationship · Supernatural

A Xenomorph May Be Involved

September 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment

“I think a lot of it has gone into comic books, and to me, in comic books, it’s all about the men — and because they were written in the ’50s and ’60s especially. It just wasn’t where it was at for those writers and there’s only so many band-aids you can put on that […]

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Tags: Aliens · Beasts and monsters · Dreams and visions · Famous line · Military · Mother/daughter relationship · Sequel · Woman in jeopardy

Fighting Imaginary Enemies

May 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Whoever said that talking about politics, religion or sex on a blind date was a bad idea could just have easily applied that rule to movies. Or maybe like Peter Venkman said, it’s more of a guideline than a rule. I caught two movies recently that were the flip side of the same coin: independently […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Animation · Coming of age · Crooked officer · Documentary · Gangsters and hoodlums · Interrogation · Mother/daughter relationship