More Miyazaki Than Miyazaki

There was recently a showing of Miyazaki-inspired art in a small, NYC gallery, so I dutifully resurrected myself from slumber and took a gander.  The re-imaginings were really well done and plenty of them were good enough to be mistaken for the real McCoy.  My favourite was titled Bad Girls Club, featuring Princess Mononoke, and … Continue reading

Cell block tango

I was blindfolded, handcuffed to a couple of my friends, and led me into a prison cell, with a few accomplices similarly bound in the cell next door.  This wasn’t a remake of 50 Shades on Broadway or the next Hostel movie; this was an escape room.  Our mission was to work together to escape … Continue reading