Foreign

Netflix’s “Trese” is short, scary and worth the watch

Sorry for missing last week! Things have been pretty busy on my end with job hunting and my YouTube channel. I am not trying to neglect this blog at all - it’s just...sometimes, there’s nothing worth talking about. At least from my perspective. And the format I’ve been doing in most of my reviews doesn’t… Continue reading Netflix’s “Trese” is short, scary and worth the watch

Film, Netflix

“Arlo The Alligator Boy” flounders a bit but is otherwise fantastic.

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become a lot leerier of the whole “being different makes you special” moral that so many children’s cartoons try to espouse.I don’t know exactly why; I think it’s usually because the difference is something as simple as wearing glasses or having an unusual hobby, and sometimes the differences don’t exist… Continue reading “Arlo The Alligator Boy” flounders a bit but is otherwise fantastic.

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‘Klaus’ is the only animated Santa focused film that has earned my Jewish respect

In honor of a long year: I am reposting my review of "Klaus" from 2019 - with no edits Christmas specials really aren’t my jam. I’m Jewish. I don’t celebrate Christmas and don’t plan on ever having a tree in my home. And I really don’t get Santa and how he fits into the whole… Continue reading ‘Klaus’ is the only animated Santa focused film that has earned my Jewish respect

Netflix, New Season, Show

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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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