Fantastic Journey to Oz is a Russian animated adaptation based on a Russian novel called Urfin Jus and His Wooden Soldiers/.
(Spoilers for the entire series) Maybe 2020 is not the time to publish any apocalyptic media. Even if it has a “happy” ending. There’s no way Masaaki Yuasa or anyone on the production team of Japan Sinks 2020 could have foreseen everything going on when they were producing this movie - but it might have… Continue reading I have a lot of complicated feelings towards Masaaki Yuasa’s newest series
Warning: Spoilers. This review is also kind of long. I’m kind of pissed. What the heck happened with Pixar? This is a company that produced a nearly dialogue-less film about two robots falling in love; a movie about a rat who pursues his dream of becoming a chef; and a movie about an old man… Continue reading Pixar’s newest film continues the studio’s age of mediocrity.
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
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”
There is something so pathetically contemporary about Ralph Breaks the Internet. It’s so quintessentially 2018 and not in a good way. It has memes, a YouTube/Buzzfeed expy, Disney princesses trying to be meta and woke, and managed to spawn an article on how the real villain is toxic masculinity, which might have been interesting if….IF,… Continue reading Ralph Breaks the Internet proves Disney shouldn’t try to so hard to prove they’re “woke.”