As the older shonen icons try to find new stories to continue their decades-long run, it has been left decided for quite some time when some new faces would take up the mantle and introduce a new generation of icons. Over the past few years, a number of contenders have proven themselves quite worthy, most … Continue reading ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ Is A Fun-Sized Big-Screen Translation Of An Already Cinematic Anime.
Dreamworks Animation has changed its image so much that it's gotten to the point where I was dumbfounded when I saw that 'The Bad Guys' was in fact, a project of theirs. With most of their recent movies being noticeably targeted heavily towards children instead of families, the company lost a bit of that instant … Continue reading ‘The Bad Guys’ Is Actually A Blast, I Swear.
We may not be in 2002 anymore but the new 'Spider-Man' movie just dominated the box-office and Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have just gotten engaged again so we're close enough. In those twenty years, however, pop culture hasn't really changed all that much, it has only adapted to the ever-changing times. What's interesting though, … Continue reading ‘Turning Red’ Is Certified Pixar Awesome Sauce.
The only tale as old as time shown in Mamoru Hosoda's 'Belle' is that of a film struggling so deeply to find itself and what it's about. For a film that revolves heavily around social media and the line between one's real and virtual self, 'Belle' is a film that feels as though it is … Continue reading ‘Belle’ and Its Beastly Execution.
'Hotel Transylvania' isn't the number one result in anyone's mind when the concept of an animated franchise comes to mind. It is by far and away the most ridiculous and surprisingly expansive franchise to ever exist. Does it sell toys? Not at all. Are the movies financially profitable? Weirdly enough, yes but they ended up … Continue reading watching ‘Hotel Transylvania: Transformania’ so you don’t have to.
Growing up with both the Disney Renaissance and Revival Era of Disney Animation has provided a slew of magical memories and endless inspiration. With every new release, my family and I would go to our local theatre which has sadly closed and spend an afternoon lost in a world of wonder with a deeply moving … Continue reading ‘Encanto’ Beautifully Revives The Magic of Disney.
It's 2021, we're almost done with the year yet Marvel continuous to have this choke-hold position on its fans as we talk about the MCU yet again (and twice more after this) with 'What If...?'. This boldly animated show takes to the multiverse to explore a reality far different from the one we have been … Continue reading ‘What If…?’ Falls Victim Yet Again to the MCU’s Formula.
To feel comforted is to feel nostalgic, safe and loved. Whether it's mom's homemade shepherd's pie, a piece of entertainment that speaks to the soul or even a favourite blanket. If something is comforting to you, it is because it's feeding what makes you... you! To put it in simple terms, Pixar's latest film 'Luca' … Continue reading ‘Luca’ Is Pixar’s Greatest Comfort Movie.
In its fifth season, 'My Hero Academia' returns to its bright and colourful cast and showcases its best quality... growth. As Class 1-A and Class 1-B go head to head in a Joint Training Battle, we get to see how far these characters have come not only physically but also emotionally. The show has a … Continue reading ‘My Hero Academia’ Hits An Exciting Turning Point In Season 5.
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.