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“Bright: Samurai Soul” is better than the original but that’s not saying much

So, we’re all aware of how much of a mess the movie Bright was, right? How it was full of piss-poor world-building, had unlikeable protagonists, and was extremely racist? We’ve all seen that Lindsay Ellis video, right? And let me be clear: I haven’t seen the original and have no intention to. All my knowledge… Continue reading “Bright: Samurai Soul” is better than the original but that’s not saying much

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“Eden” is just another boring Netflix anime

Eden should have been a movie. Or just not existed at all. The Netflix miniseries focuses on a young girl named Sara who was raised by a pair of robots, some 1,000 years after humans disappeared. The two robots run away from their home Eden-3 in order to raise Sara in safety. When Sara finds… Continue reading “Eden” is just another boring Netflix anime

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Not a lot to say about Netflix’s “Yasuke”

Sorry that there wasn’t a review last week. I was very busy and very tired. But let’s jump straight into this week’s review. I am a goddamn sucker for the found family trope, especially the “Badass Adoptive Father” trope. Like I just love the idea of a master assassin or former soldier just suddenly being… Continue reading Not a lot to say about Netflix’s “Yasuke”

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I have a lot of complicated feelings towards Masaaki Yuasa’s newest series

(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

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The second season of “Aggretsuko” is unexpected and enjoyable

I have been waiting forever for the second season of Aggretsuko; like since the first one ended, I’ve been waiting for another. While I wasn’t crazy about the Christmas special, I still thought it was fun. And this particular season was….something. Not a bad something. It just went in a very different direction than I… Continue reading The second season of “Aggretsuko” is unexpected and enjoyable