Satoshi Kon
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles

A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007
10 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

The Best Big Screen Eye Candy of 2007
3 Jan 2008 // 2:59 PM

When flipping through my mental catalog of the year's films, certain scenes stand out. This past year offered a veritable feast of visual goodies.


26 Nov 2007 // 2:59 PM

Many say that Kon's work is anime for people who don't like anime. Certainly, Paprika is, among other things, a gateway to alternative animation.

Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
11 Apr 2004 // 7:00 PM

Laced with screwball comedy and high-speed action, the film encompasses more complex themes than the usual sugarcoated 'spirit of Christmas'.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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