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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HBO Max's hidden gem, 'Infinity Train' constantly strives to break the stigmatization against western animation. Amongst many of his fellow creators, Owen Dennis (creator of 'Infinity Train') aims for a future where mature animated storytelling is consumed by all ages. The undeniable truth is that both teens and adults love animation just as much as … Continue reading ‘Infinity Train’ Demands To Reach Its Full Potential.
When you finish a movie, there's a chance you might not know how to feel about it. Maybe you needed time or even a rewatch. However with certain movies, you get a clear opinion on the movie the minute the credits start rolling. 'Raya and the Last Dragon' is one of those movies for me. … Continue reading ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Is Perfectly Average.