Category Archives: Tuesday Review

“You really see all that?”
“Yeah, Man. But it is not about what I see. It’s about what YOU see.”
-Junior Beville & Yul Brenner
Cool Runnings

Jessica Jones, Season 2: AKA, My Complaints

Outside some fair (I think) criticisms, I really liked the first season of Jessica Jones. I can’t really say the same for the second. As the latest of Netflix’s Defender-themed additions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, taking up Jessica’s story … Continue reading

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Infinity War: MC-Whoo!

I went into Avengers: Infinity War knowing that the heroes lose in this movie. I knew that from the moment we learned it was only the first half of the story. What I did not know was just how badly … Continue reading

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Hero in a Halfling: Not so “Epic”

I vaguely remember back when Shrek first came out, with the trailers declaring something like, “The prince isn’t charming, the princess isn’t helpless, and the ogre is the hero.” It was a funny, clever subversion of the classic fairy tale … Continue reading

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Black Panther Slashes Through the Box Office

And Marvel Studios produces, as usual, a fun, fantastic superhero adventure. 🙂 There’s something to be said for a studio who achieves a record like that, where such high quality is the usual thing. Their record on other screens may … Continue reading

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Black Lightning’s Electrifying Debut

When I first heard about Black Lightning, I was intrigued. My interest was somewhat tempered with the realization that it was being produced by exactly the same people who gave us most of the Arrowverse, and became even more so … Continue reading

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Pete’s Dragon: A Very Bland Remake

The Jungle Book was a fantastic new take on the classic story, mixing the charm of the animated version with the darker, bloodier material of the original tale. Cinderella was an enchanting redevelopment of the character and her relationship with … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Juuni Taisen/Zodiac War

Juuni Taisen, translated as Zodiac War, is one of those shows which I can point to and say, “This is why I hate ‘death game’ anime.” It’s an idea which is used with a fair amount of regularity: you take … Continue reading

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(Not) The Last Jedi: Just a Couple (Late) Thoughts

Nearly forty years after the saga began with the original movie, The Last Jedi is arguably the darkest and most tragic addition to the Star Wars franchise yet. Both the story and the characters delve ever deeper into the darkness … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Fruits Basket

This is one of those anime which is mostly nonsensical fun, with a huge emotional undercurrent, some wisdom and common sense sprinkled all over, and just a little bit of fearful tension. Taking obvious inspiration from the Chinese Zodiac, Fruits … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Code Geass

If I remember right, then, a little over a decade ago, I watched the first episode or two of this new anime. It struck me as, perhaps, a little overly complicated, with a dizzying number of threads to keep track … Continue reading

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