Film, Listicle, Other, Roundup

Best Animated Films of 2020

Since I won’t have enough time to review it before the end of the year, Soul isn’t going to be considered. It will, however, be my first review for 2021. And this will also be my last post for the year. I’m going to take the next week to rest, relax, and recharge my mind… Continue reading Best Animated Films of 2020

Film, Listicle, Other, Roundup

Worst animated films of 2020

Not a lot of movies came out this year. And I didn’t watch a ton of new movies. You would think I’d have considering I’ve been trapped in my apartment for nine months - but my attention span has shortened considerably. And so, I’m only putting four films on this list. Hopefully next year, movie… Continue reading Worst animated films of 2020

Listicle, Other, Roundup, Show

Top Five Animated Shows of 2020

It’s hard to believe it’s the holiday season. Chanukah starts tomorrow night, and my annual Chinese food and a movie night are just around the corner. It sucks I won’t be able to celebrate either with my family. But in the meantime, let’s explore the shows that made me the happiest this year. Infinity Train… Continue reading Top Five Animated Shows of 2020

Hulu, New Show, Reboot, Show

“Animaniacs” 2020 – A reboot done right.

Finally: A reboot that does it right. And it makes perfect sense that Animaniacs - an already meta, self-referential, topical episodic comedy show would work in today’s age where every children’s cartoon reboot seems to be a meta, self-referential, topical episodic comedy show. Nothing has to change!  Okay, maybe a few things do - but… Continue reading “Animaniacs” 2020 – A reboot done right.

Cartoon Network, HBOMax, New Show, Show

“The Fungies!” is a fun little show but not much else

I’m not totally fond of the rebirth of episodic comedies in animation.  Sure, there’s always a market for them but it feels like ALL the animated shows coming out now are either reboots, episodic comedies, or an episodic comedic reboot. (Animaniacs is the only one I’m excited for.) I find that too many try and… Continue reading “The Fungies!” is a fun little show but not much else