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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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Some follow-up thoughts on “Steven Universe: Future”

It’s been a few weeks since the Steven Universe Future finale aired, ending the Steven Universe franchise. For now.  And I’ve had a lot of time to think about it. When I wrote my review, I didn’t have a lot of time to really digest it as a whole. I was really focused on the… Continue reading Some follow-up thoughts on “Steven Universe: Future”

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Pixar’s SparkShorts are nothing new, but very good.

    I could review the second season of The Dragon Prince but I’ll save that for a week when I actually have the energy to make through 9+ half hour long episodes, which may or may not happen in the near future. Work is tiring. And while I love watching these shows and movies,… Continue reading Pixar’s SparkShorts are nothing new, but very good.

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The Scary Godmother movies: simpler movies for simpler times make them the perfect nostalgic duo

With Halloween just a few days away, I figured it was time to break out the big guns. As in the ultimate in Halloween cartoons. The one that everybody looks forward to watching at this time of year. A classic. A cult classic even. One that truly embodies the spirit of the holiday. That’s right,… Continue reading The Scary Godmother movies: simpler movies for simpler times make them the perfect nostalgic duo

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Four of my favorite Youtube cartoons

This week, I wanted to review Netflix’s Flavors of Youth but unfortunately life got in the way.  It was a busy week. So, I decided it was time to review more web animations. Rather than following any kind of theme, like my CalArts animations review, I just picked some of my favorites that aren’t long… Continue reading Four of my favorite Youtube cartoons