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Netflix’s “Castlevania” is a near masterpiece

One of the constants throughout these, now five months of quarantine, has been Friday Movie Nights with my boyfriend.  Now, we don’t watch movies every time, of course. We’ve been working our way through Avatar: The Last Airbender - as he’s never watched it through and it’s been wonderful, viewing the series through fresh eyes.… Continue reading Netflix’s “Castlevania” is a near masterpiece

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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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Groening’s “Disenchantment” highlights the issue with serialized comedy

This review might catch me some grief. This week, I watched Matt Groening’s newest series, the Netflix exclusive Disenchantment. And the only reason I chose this show over Flavors of Youth is because I had a ten hour long round-trip train ride. I needed an actual show to watch. Unfortunately, it only made the ride… Continue reading Groening’s “Disenchantment” highlights the issue with serialized comedy