Japanese cult animation director Hayao Miyazaki makes his final film before retiring, a fictionalized biography of the aircraft designer who gave Japan the Zero fighter plane. The story is okay, but not really compelling. What is more engaging is the view of life in Japan between the World Wars and Miyazaki’s take on international politics.
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The Killing Moon Book 1 of The Dreamblood by N.K. Jemisin Orbit (2012) The Killing Moon begins another unique fantasy tale by one of my new favorite authors, N. K. Jemisin. Like her earlier work (The Inheritance Trilogy), The Killing Moon is set in a world alien to much of the fantasy genre that often […]
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