Anime, Film, Foreign, Netflix

“Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop” is a sweet film but lacks some substance

Romance anime movies are growing on me. Usually, I’m not a huge romance person. I’m not even that into shipping drama but these little slice-of-life high school romances are pulling at my heartstrings. Ride Your Wave, I Want to Eat Your Pancreas, Josee, the Tiger and the Fish all had death be a major plot… Continue reading “Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop” is a sweet film but lacks some substance

Anime, Foreign, Netflix, New Season, Show

“Beastars” continues to be one of the best anime.

(Spoiler Warning!) I’ve been waiting a while for Beastars to return to Netflix, and I’m happy to say that the anime is still excellent. While the first season had a lot of backstory and set-up, which was very well-done by the way...the second season focuses on the fallout. Legoshi is on the hunt for the… Continue reading “Beastars” continues to be one of the best anime.

Foreign

Netflix’s “Trese” is short, scary and worth the watch

Sorry for missing last week! Things have been pretty busy on my end with job hunting and my YouTube channel. I am not trying to neglect this blog at all - it’s just...sometimes, there’s nothing worth talking about. At least from my perspective. And the format I’ve been doing in most of my reviews doesn’t… Continue reading Netflix’s “Trese” is short, scary and worth the watch

Foreign

“Wish Dragon” is a lovely little film.

I like being proven wrong. It means I’m learning. So I was very happy when the Chinese-American movie, Wish Dragon, turned out to be an adorable and funny movie. Not the best movie of 2021. That still goes to The Mitchells vs. The Machines for now - but it’s a nice modern-day adaptation of the… Continue reading “Wish Dragon” is a lovely little film.

Film, Foreign

“The Knight and the Princess:” Egypt’s first animated film is a special experience

It’s always interesting to see how countries that don’t have thriving animated film industries take on the challenge of creating an animated feature film. I’ve found, personally, that the movies are usually pretty mediocre. Making a good animated film is hard and all too often the influences are fairly obvious leaving the movie with little… Continue reading “The Knight and the Princess:” Egypt’s first animated film is a special experience