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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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Netflix ups its animation game with the extraordinarily colorful “Kipo.”

There’s a lot to like about the new Netflix original Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts. The background and scenery are absolutely ethereal, vivid and unique; the characters run the gamut in personality, the soundtrack is definitely one of the best I’ve heard, the so called wonderbeasts are fascinating and the world, despite being post-apocalyptic,… Continue reading Netflix ups its animation game with the extraordinarily colorful “Kipo.”

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‘Tuca and Bertie’ balances humor and seriousness, and ultimately stands out

Tuca and Bertie is wacky, insane drug-trip of a cartoon. The show thrives on relatable situations, in a world that thrives on cartoon logic and physics. Whereas Bojack Horseman is grounded in (a) reality where humans and animals exist; Tuca and Bertie uses its wacky setting to its fullest and most extreme potential. Tuca and… Continue reading ‘Tuca and Bertie’ balances humor and seriousness, and ultimately stands out