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Watch “Come and Learn With Pibby”

The short/trailer on the Adult Swim YouTube channel has garnered a lot of discussion the past few days. I, for one, am very excited to see this become a series (or movie.) Because my life has been crazy the past week and I wasn't able to write a review (again.) I wanted to share this… Continue reading Watch “Come and Learn With Pibby”

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“Space Jam: A New Legacy” doesn’t leave a lasting impression

I don’t know what I expected from Space Jam: A New Legacy. I went in with low expectations and by the time the movie finished 2 hours later, I could barely remember what happened. It was completely and utterly forgettable.  The plot focuses on LeBron James, who along with his son Dom, gets trapped into… Continue reading “Space Jam: A New Legacy” doesn’t leave a lasting impression

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“Animaniacs” 2020 – A reboot done right.

Finally: A reboot that does it right. And it makes perfect sense that Animaniacs - an already meta, self-referential, topical episodic comedy show would work in today’s age where every children’s cartoon reboot seems to be a meta, self-referential, topical episodic comedy show. Nothing has to change!  Okay, maybe a few things do - but… Continue reading “Animaniacs” 2020 – A reboot done right.

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Baffling? Brilliant? What the heck is “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part?”

  I’m not sure what I just saw. It’s either a brilliant or an incoherent mess of a movie. Like, I left the theater after seeing The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part absolutely baffled. It’s not bad per se. I’ve seen much worse movies. But, this movie is just so different in tone, humor… Continue reading Baffling? Brilliant? What the heck is “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part?”

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The LEGO Movie set a new standard for film (and I’m worried about the sequel)

Now, I’ve seen The LEGO Movie before. I’ve mentioned it in past reviews, several times in fact. I figured now would be as good a time as any to review it, considering that The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part was just released and will be the subject of my review next week. (I wish… Continue reading The LEGO Movie set a new standard for film (and I’m worried about the sequel)