I am so tired. Part of me just wants to go offline here until the new SpiderVerse movie; but I need to keep my reviewing skills sharp…Especially since the movie is allegedly featuring a jealousy sublot between Miles and Spider-Punk, and involves writers from Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defenders and we all know what a clusterfuck… Continue reading “The Magician’s Elephant” is a boring load of nothing
This is a repost. This review was originally published on Dec. 12, 2022. Every year, there seems to be a popular theme or plot device that is used in multiple movies. One could argue that this year was the year of the multiverse. But in the animation industry, it was the year of Pinocchio. For… Continue reading Guillermo del Toro’s “Pinocchio” is a fantastic take on a classic tale
Stop-motion. Japanese mythology. Adorable characters. What more could you want? Oni: Thunder God’s Tale has been on my “To Be Watched” list for ages. (Don’t ask me how long that list is…It’s kind of embarrassing) But it never felt like the right time - even though the series is only 4 episodes long, each one… Continue reading “Oni: Thunder God’s Tale” – a Japanese stop-motion treasure
Is there anything more disappointing in a TV show than a lackluster final season? Because -- damn, did Season 5 of Aggretsuko just didn’t do it for me. It was better than Season 4, but that’s such a low bar to clear. I honestly remember very little about what happened last season. None of it… Continue reading The final season of “Aggretsuko” filled me with rage
Sometimes, when no show is appealing, you just have to pick randomly rather than not watching anything. So my boyfriend and I picked the shortest anime series we could find on Netflix. That ended up being the 2022 web series, Vampire in the Garden. The 5- episode OVA is an intense ride. It was produced… Continue reading “Vampire in the Garden” is pretty and intense but lacks substance
There’s something to be said about Netflix's original movies.