It’s time to wrap up my journey to Japanese classic horror stories with a tale of an enigmatic medicine peddler out to exorcise some demons and deep, dark family secrets that are yet to be unearthed. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
We now delve into Ayakashi Samurai Horror Tales’ second installment, Tenshu Monogatari, a story of a forbidden romance between a dashing, intrepid falconer and an enigmatic, alluring, yet bewitchingly perilous forgotten goddess. How well does this tale hold up? You are all about to find out in this review.
The first installment of the underrated horror anthology anime series, Ayakashi Samurai Horror Tales, tells the tale of Oiwa, whose treachery caused by the infidel scoundrel, Iemon Tamiya, led up to her becoming a vengeful spirit. Truly such spine-tingling stuff of Japanese legends. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Christof Loy’s bleak, icy, and minimalistic production is headed by a cast of versatile and charismatic singing actors from different generations. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
One has to really hand it to all of the fine gentlemen of Los Pitutos. Their charisma, charm, lovability, and passion were absolutely infectious in the music, which was a combination of traditional and modern, and they truly were musicians on a mission to make their dreams of releasing their album come true. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
It’s off to Grandmother’s house where love is in the attic and death is down below in this obscure British horror film about two enamored yet troublesome youths longing to do Granny in for her inheritance. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
It was an invigorating evening encountering two British Grand Dames of the opera stage, namely Madame Catherine Foster and Madame Allison Oakes, perform the hysterical and neurotic sister act of Elektra and Chrysothemis. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
How spellbinding were Michael Fabiano’s Rodolfo and Nicole Car’s Mimi? How uproariously fun and grand were Mariusz Kwiecien’s Marcello and Simona Mihai’s Musetta? How did everything come together? Find out in this review of La Boheme live from the Royal Opera House. #ROHBoheme
When you put a powerhouse dramatic soprano who is known to the world for her portrayals of such mighty madames like Abigaille and Lady Macbeth, a dramatic tenor whose voice is like ocean waves ready for the surf, a dramatic baritone whose penchant for scoundrels is the stuff of popularity, throw in such crowd-pleasing supporting players, and a conductor to as a binding agent, you know this is going to be an exceptional tour de force of a performance. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Let’s all join Mellow Maromi and Lil’ Slugger, along with Detective Maniwa, Detective Ikari, and Tsukiko, as we depart reality and enter the dark, surreal, yet vivid realm of insanity in Satoshi Kon’s only television anime show, Paranoia Agent. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.