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Nearly silent, yet satisfying: “Boy and the World” is a film for everyone

There are a lot of movies and shows on my Netflix and Hulu queue that I’ve been interested in watching. And you would think I would be making my way through that list slowly and methodically. It’s surprising how quarantine can zap away your energy so much that you can’t sit down and focus on… Continue reading Nearly silent, yet satisfying: “Boy and the World” is a film for everyone

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“Twelve Forever,” needs to mature a little more (Part 1)

I liked the original Twelve Forever pilot; didn’t love it but I thought it had an interesting premised, and I loved the antagonist, The Butt Witch. (Who didn’t?) But after watching a good chunk of the first season (15 episodes of 25) I’m a little more tepid on the subject. Part of it, is the… Continue reading “Twelve Forever,” needs to mature a little more (Part 1)

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Phantom Boy is a shadow of what it could be

Phantom Boy (2015)  , directed by Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol (both of “A Cat in Paris” fame)  is one of those movies that has been on my Netflix queue for a long time that I’ve never found time to watch. I was drawn in by its animation style and the summary which promised a… Continue reading Phantom Boy is a shadow of what it could be