New Season

“Castlevania” ends on a masterful note

Finally: a good Netflix original. After sitting through the okay Arlo the Alligator Boy and the utterly mediocre snoozefest that was Yasuke, it was good to watch something that was a near-masterpiece of story-telling and animation. Castlevania’s final season like the rest of the series was amazing.  I always get nervous with final seasons -… Continue reading “Castlevania” ends on a masterful note

New Season

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts finale is too soon, too quick

Spoilers for Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts Season 3 I can’t believe Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts is over already. The show started this year -- and it’s done. And while I know the show was always meant to be three seasons long, and I appreciate creators who stick to their guns on… Continue reading Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts finale is too soon, too quick

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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

Film, Internet, Netflix

“Animal Crackers” is Racist Poorly-Written Trash

Why did I waste nearly two hours of my life on this movie? I knew it wasn’t going to be good. I knew it was going to be full of clichés and plot contrivances. But I had hoped that maybe this movie would have some spectacular element, that I would appreciate a single part of… Continue reading “Animal Crackers” is Racist Poorly-Written Trash

Anime, Netflix, New Show, Web Animations

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