Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The Last Unicorn

I had never seen this before. It was really sweet, sad and hopeful. Populated by a host of creatures who are not what they seem, The Last Unicorn is all about finding and being true to your genuine nature/essence, even when most of the world either wants to trap and control you or is completely incapable of seeing you at all. Of course it's also about love, immortality and death. And all this, accompanied by delicate, glittery animation and '70s AM-radio-style songs with some very pretty chords. This movie contains a lot of Knowledge, but no spiders.

Amalthea: "I can feel this body dying all around me..."

Schmendrick: "But -- but it's only for a little while, I promise you! Soon you'll have your true shape again forever!"