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‘Klaus’ is the only animated Santa focused film that has earned my Jewish respect

In honor of a long year: I am reposting my review of "Klaus" from 2019 - with no edits Christmas specials really aren’t my jam. I’m Jewish. I don’t celebrate Christmas and don’t plan on ever having a tree in my home. And I really don’t get Santa and how he fits into the whole… Continue reading ‘Klaus’ is the only animated Santa focused film that has earned my Jewish respect

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“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, Classic, Other, Show

Led through the mist…to the ultimate Halloween show

I was hoping to do a special new Halloween review - but unfortunately, time got away from me and I didn’t have time to find a good new show. It’s been a weird week for me - and probably for a lot of people in general. Plus, I’m exhausted. So I decided it would be… Continue reading Led through the mist…to the ultimate Halloween show

Netflix, New Season, Show

“Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts” has a mega awesome second season.

Okay, this review is finally done. Now, my computer is mostly fixed except there’s now another different problem, the pandemic is still happening, the protests are still peaceful - we’re finally making some headway (on things that should have happened long ago but progress is progress) - and Trump is spreading some weird propaganda...so things… Continue reading “Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts” has a mega awesome second season.

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A time to travel again with Kino -A review of the original “Kino’s Journey” anime

For whatever reason: Kino’s Journey: The Beautiful World really drew me in. And I wanted more. Unfortunately, only the first volume of the light novels was ever published in English -and the manga adaptation only has about 3 volumes in print at the moment. (By the way if you know somewhere I can read a… Continue reading A time to travel again with Kino -A review of the original “Kino’s Journey” anime