Netflix, Other, Show

Netflix ups its animation game with the extraordinarily colorful “Kipo.”

There’s a lot to like about the new Netflix original Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts. The background and scenery are absolutely ethereal, vivid and unique; the characters run the gamut in personality, the soundtrack is definitely one of the best I’ve heard, the so called wonderbeasts are fascinating and the world, despite being post-apocalyptic,… Continue reading Netflix ups its animation game with the extraordinarily colorful “Kipo.”

Disney, New Episode, Pilot

“The Owl House” paints a promising picture for 2020’s animation game

As many cartoon aficionados have pointed out; the current trend in Western cartoons is a kind of isekai. Isekai is an anime term that refers to the main character being sent to another world, having adventures and trying to find a way home. Usually these worlds are a place the protagonist is familiar with. That's… Continue reading “The Owl House” paints a promising picture for 2020’s animation game

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Groening’s “Disenchantment” highlights the issue with serialized comedy

This review might catch me some grief. This week, I watched Matt Groening’s newest series, the Netflix exclusive Disenchantment. And the only reason I chose this show over Flavors of Youth is because I had a ten hour long round-trip train ride. I needed an actual show to watch. Unfortunately, it only made the ride… Continue reading Groening’s “Disenchantment” highlights the issue with serialized comedy