With three smash-hit singles under her belt, Olivia Rodrigo presents us her debut studio album, 'SOUR'. A collection of heartbreak, teenage misery and everything in between. It's new, it's fresh and it's exactly what we need right now. What makes Rodrigo so captivating and endearing is the fact that she's a product of the 2000s … Continue reading Olivia Rodrigo: SOUR | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
Month: May 2021
‘Together Again’ Is The Culmination of Finn and Jake’s Greatest Adventure.
Despite the main series ending in 2018, Finn and Jake return to our screens one last time for what could arguably be called the true finale to 'Adventure Time'. Having had the pleasure of growing up with these characters for the past eleven years, watching this episode felt like a full-circle moment. There's a surrealness … Continue reading ‘Together Again’ Is The Culmination of Finn and Jake’s Greatest Adventure.
The New Generation of Animation.
Growing up, I never saw animation as anything but a medium to tell any story the mind can conjure up. However, there's this idiotic notion that once you're past the age of 12, animation supposedly becomes a thing of childhood never to be seen again until you have your own children. With every decade bringing … Continue reading The New Generation of Animation.
‘Castlevania’ Delivers An Unbelievably Glorious Finale.
Netflix's 'Castlevania' emerges from the darkness one last time with its fourth and final season. Creator Warren Ellis and his crew have come together to create a mighty satisfying, jaw-dropping epic with the ambition of a theatrical blockbuster. If there ever was a case of something too good to be true, this final season just … Continue reading ‘Castlevania’ Delivers An Unbelievably Glorious Finale.
Dodie: Build a Problem | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
It's honestly tiring to mention the pandemic as often as I am in every review I'm writing but the truth is that it does affect my experience with any piece of media. While I do think Dodie's debut album is a stunning, cohesive body of work, I don't think I will be listening to it … Continue reading Dodie: Build a Problem | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
‘The Mitchells vs The Machines’ Is a Goddamn Delight.
Over the past few years, it has become progressively clearer to me that I prefer animation over live-action. Movies like 'Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse', 'Your Name' and the 'How To Train Your Dragon' franchise had a far longer impression on me than any live-action film, at least not since 'La La Land' which is the … Continue reading ‘The Mitchells vs The Machines’ Is a Goddamn Delight.
If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It: Invincible’s Take on the Superhero Genre.
Superheroes... What a concept! Hollywood seems to think that they're pretty neat as demonstrated by the overwhelming output of superhero content for the past decade. The discussion of superhero fatigue has naturally followed but has never seemed more relevant till now. There hasn't been a major superhero blockbuster since February 2020 and there won't be … Continue reading If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It: Invincible’s Take on the Superhero Genre.
Watching ‘Mortal Kombat’ Despite Never Having Played The Games.
Growing up everyone had a passion for something and going to an all-boys school meant that it had to be either football or video-games. For better or worse, I wasn't a fan of either. I was the raging cinephile in a sea of desensitized football player trading-card collectors. The only games I played growing up … Continue reading Watching ‘Mortal Kombat’ Despite Never Having Played The Games.