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“Q-Force” Shows LGBTQ+ Representation Still Has A Long Way To Go

When I saw the teaser trailer for Q-Force...I cringed. It was really bad. Like early 2000s mockbuster bad. It seemed less like an attempt to make a show with LGBTQ+ people are protagonists and more of an opportunity to be homophobic under the guise of “diversity and inclusivity.” I was ready to boycott it.  I… Continue reading “Q-Force” Shows LGBTQ+ Representation Still Has A Long Way To Go

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“Helluva Boss” is a hell of a lot of fun

Regular readers of this blog know about my feelings towards most adult cartoons. Violence in movies and sex on TV (or vice versa) is not enough to make a fully balanced animated diet; there needs to be more variety. I get bored. But occasionally, there will be something- a series, a short, a movie that… Continue reading “Helluva Boss” is a hell of a lot of fun

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Maybe sometimes adult cartoons are okay. A look at “Crossing Swords”

I still don't understand why all adult cartoons are the most likely to match the humor and interests of teenage boys. I want something more than dick jokes and edgy dark humor to be considered "mature." Because at some point, they all just start being the same show - regardless of creators, setting, characters...They're all… Continue reading Maybe sometimes adult cartoons are okay. A look at “Crossing Swords”

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“The Midnight Gospel” is not an “Adventure Time” worthy follow-up

Just last week I discussed how the medium should enhance a story. Certain stories just may not work as well in one medium than another. Like we can all agree that Avatar: The Last Airbender wouldn’t work as well as a live-action show. And while many adaptations would likely be enhanced by an animated medium… Continue reading “The Midnight Gospel” is not an “Adventure Time” worthy follow-up

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“Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury”–A universal tale from a Brazilian point of view

It’s always good try something a little different. And after last week’s...surprise, I figured I might as well try to find something new. And something non-anime. I ended up coming across Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury, an award-winning, Brazilian produced, Portuguese language animated movie about an immortal man and his lover, in… Continue reading “Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury”–A universal tale from a Brazilian point of view