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Gundam 00 Movie: individual tragedies in a panorama of triumph

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

I just watched the Gundam 00 movie yesterday, because my Internet connection finally straightened out. I wasn’t able to properly study for the exam today because I finished the movie yesterday night, and then went to sleep afterward. I would probably be a hypocrite if I said I think the movie sucked, because I thoroughly enjoyed it despite some glaring flaws and its multitude of faults.

As we could surmise given the track record of Gundam 00, the movie was not symbolically excellent or imbued with depth, but it was visually fluid and action-packed: it had a little bit more quality than a typical Michael Bay blockbuster because it at least had a message at the end of the film, despite that message being trite. (more…)