Foreign

An odd adaptation of an Oz adventure

Fantastic Journey to Oz is a Russian animated adaptation based on a Russian novel called Urfin Jus and His Wooden Soldiers/.

Animation Reviews

More “Disenchantment” from Groening with Season 2

If there was any Netflix original cartoon that didn’t need a second season, it was Disenchantment.  The majority of the first season was terrible: the plot was meandering, the characters were all vastly unlikable and in my opinion, did absolutely nothing unique or interesting with its premise. And I wasn’t the only one who thought… Continue reading More “Disenchantment” from Groening with Season 2

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Generic mystery adventures await in “Victor and Valentino”

Wow. Two Cartoon Network shows in a month; usually I try to go for a little variety, but I guess timeliness beats it out this time. Victor and Valentino just started airing on Cartoon Network yesterday. The show’s pilot aired online in 2016 and was one of the few minis picked up by the network… Continue reading Generic mystery adventures await in “Victor and Valentino”

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“The Hollow” is a hollow tale

(Warning: This post contains major spoilers for THE HOLLOW.) The Hollow is a newly released Netflix original series by the Canadian animation studio SlapHappy Cartoons Inc, that follows three teens who wake up in an underground bunker with no memories of they are or how they got there. Using their newly found superpowers, Adam, Kai… Continue reading “The Hollow” is a hollow tale

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“Children of the Whales” Review: Part Two. Second Verse, Same as the First

I wasn’t fond of the first half of  Children of the Whales and while the second half had more interesting moments and ideas than the first, it was executed so poorly that I’m more excited to be done watching the show than anything else. The whole thing just made me angry. It shows how despite… Continue reading “Children of the Whales” Review: Part Two. Second Verse, Same as the First