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“Silicon Docks,” an unsuccessful satirical film

Satire is hard. Good satire is even harder. Oftentimes, satire especially in animation is just mean-spirited low blows. That’s not the case with Silicon Docks. Instead, it’s a lot of nearly incomprehensible gibberish that’s supposed to be mocking the tech and social media elites - but it just doesn’t work. I don’t know if it’s… Continue reading “Silicon Docks,” an unsuccessful satirical film

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Maybe sometimes adult cartoons are okay. A look at “Crossing Swords”

I still don't understand why all adult cartoons are the most likely to match the humor and interests of teenage boys. I want something more than dick jokes and edgy dark humor to be considered "mature." Because at some point, they all just start being the same show - regardless of creators, setting, characters...They're all… Continue reading Maybe sometimes adult cartoons are okay. A look at “Crossing Swords”

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“Zombie Land Saga:” the Ouran High School Host Club of the 2010s

I can’t believe I haven’t written about Zombie Land Saga yet. It’s one of my favorite current anime, and with the recent announcement of a second season, I figured it was time.  I mean how can you not love a show about a group of girls brought back to life as zombies for the sole… Continue reading “Zombie Land Saga:” the Ouran High School Host Club of the 2010s

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Bojack Horseman Season 5 is over and everything is worse (for BoJack) now

What is there to say about BoJack Horseman that hasn’t been said already? The dark-comedy that focused on an alcoholic, misanthropic, anthropomorphic horse, who as the ending theme suggests used to be the star of a very famous TV show back in the day, filled an empty space in the adult cartoon genre: It’s l… Continue reading Bojack Horseman Season 5 is over and everything is worse (for BoJack) now