Just like Spike Spiegel himself, Netflix never seems to learn. After multiple failed attempts at live-action anime adaptations, Netflix thought to adapt the iconic anime classic that is 'Cowboy Bebop'. Seeing how the original anime only consists of 26 episodes and a movie, the legion of devoted space cowboys seemed to welcome this announcement with … Continue reading Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’: The Frustration of Unrealized Potential.
The task of introducing a phenomenon like 'Squid Game' for a review is as dreadful as the show itself. How do you try to condense the world's hottest show without using words like 'inescapable' or without trying to sound pretentious and act like you didn't watch it purely because of peer pressure? We all know … Continue reading ‘Squid Game’ and The Nerve-Shredding Result Of Moral Manipulation.
The biggest lie this show has spread so far is that 'WOWOW, it's all right. Everything will be alright' bullshit in its opening. In the second half of its fifth season, 'My Hero Academia' introduces its darkest arcs yet and honestly, this might be one of my favourite seasons of 'My Hero' ever. As an … Continue reading My Hero Academia SPOILERS // Season 5: ‘My Villain Academia’ & ‘Endeavor Agency’ Arcs!
The much-needed albeit unplanned hiatus from Marvel Studios is paying off quite intensely with four MCU projects having debuted this year alone. Some were groundbreaking (WandaVision) and some were genuinely questionable (Falcon and The Winter Soldier). 'Loki' takes the good and the bad of both those projects and implements them in a season that's incredibly … Continue reading ‘Loki’: Season 1 is A Chaotic Mess And I Lived For It.
The fact that this is up a couple days after Pride Month genuinely is a coincidence but it may be on theme with this review. That being said, Happy Belated Pride Month to the LGBTQ+ community! It seems we have quite the mess to talk about when it comes to this season of 'Love, Victor', … Continue reading ‘Love, Victor’ Season 2 Does More Harm Than Good | SPOILER REVIEW
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.
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.
When it came to watching 'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier' every week, the show proved to be an entertaining and thrilling ride. However once I had some time to really process that finale, it became clear to me just how big of a mess this show was. While the show does get its most … Continue reading ‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’ Is Flawed But It Gets One Thing Right.