Stray Thoughts: Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms

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Note: this post contains spoilers for Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms. Read at your own risk!

Welcome back! It’s been a rather lengthy hiatus for the blog, but after getting an opportunity to see PA Works’ new film, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, I felt compelled to write about it. I saw the film on Saturday, but even four days later, its story is still fresh in my mind. Continue reading

Stray Thoughts: Mary and the Witch’s Flower

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Note: this post contains some minor spoilers for the plot of Mary and the Witch’s Flower. Read at your own risk!

Welcome back! Yesterday, I had the pleasure of seeing Mary and the Witch’s Flower. What I expected to be a lowkey affair (I had intended to see this closer to my home at the Thursday night premiere event, but a last-minute, 5-hour meeting at work prevented that) ended up being a mini-adventure (after the premiere event, I discovered that the only theater screening the film in my state was over an hour away), and after seeing the film, I felt it was worth writing about. This is not meant to be a big review; I just want to write some thoughts down and share with you all!

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