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Kidô keisatsu patorebâ: The Movie 2

Mamoru Oshii Japón, 1993

Malt Frisky's rating of the film Patlabor 2: The Movie

Technically the animation is impressive and detailed with camera shots highlighting day to day life that's mixed with ambient music, those parts are mesmerising. But the overthinking philosophical discussions and the lack of any actual 'Patlabors' doing anything aside from lying down (yes, the film points that out) and you've got something that sends you to sleep with dialogue and keeps you docile with it's scenery.