Film, Foreign

“MFKZ” is a movie that should have stayed abbreviated

The thing about the 2017 adult animated movie MFKZ, also known as Mutafukaz (yes, like that curse word) is that I can see exactly why people enjoy this film: a fairly interesting premise, great animation, a banging soundtrack, top-notch voice acting... But, for the life of me, I just didn’t find the film particularly engaging.… Continue reading “MFKZ” is a movie that should have stayed abbreviated

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April and the definitely, weird, out of the ordinary world.

Originally published 1/07/18. This post has been edited. April and the Extraordinary World (2015) (or April et le Monde Truque) is an original work co-directed by Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci. It is a French-Belgian-Canadian production. I’ve found that French/Canadian cartoons tend to be a little more risqué in nature than American ones, even if they’re meant… Continue reading April and the definitely, weird, out of the ordinary world.

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“AKIRA” is an anime classic that stands the test of time, if not always your understanding

It seems appropriate to start the new year off with something impressive, outstanding... And something readily available on streaming platforms. And for those reasons, and several others, I decided to start 2019 off with the anime classic: AKIRA. The movie is set in the city of Neo Tokyo in the then far off year of...2019.… Continue reading “AKIRA” is an anime classic that stands the test of time, if not always your understanding