Animation, Disney+, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Luca (2021)

The eighth of March 2020 is a day that lives in my own personal infamy – I went to the cinema and watched two movies – the Sad-Dad Ben Affleck opus The Way Back (and what a year he’s had since) and Pixar’s Onward. A…

Animation, Film Reviews, Netflix

REVIEW: Wish Dragon (2021)

You will hear a little voice going “it’s Genie, but now he’s Long” throughout Wish Dragon, the second of three Sony Pictures Animation’s works with rights reported to have been bought by Netflix during the pandemic (the others are The Mitchells vs. The Machines and…

Animation, Netflix, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Yasuke (2021)

Over the past few years, Netflix has tried very hard to establish itself as a serious outlet for quality anime. Series like Castlevania, Devilman Crybaby, and Aggretsuko have proven that the platform can publish and host acclaimed anime of multiple genres; while Yasuke does not…

Animation, Film Reviews, Netflix

REVIEW: The Mitchells vs The Machines (2021)

The takeover of the techs is already here, even before the Daily Mail can submit the headline “Naked Schwarzenegger ran STARKERS after emerging from silver sphere” into kinda-journalism’s history book. Siri or Alexa’s innocent chirps of “I don’t understand that” is actually “I’m learning everything…

Animation, Family, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: Henchmen (2020)

It’s not an easy world for an animated film right now. Sure, they’re getting more respect than ever before, but that’s largely because the creative output in the field has arguably never been better, which means the bar is high. It’s easy for a film…

Animation, Family, Film Reviews, Latest, Netflix

REVIEW: Over the Moon (2020)

Animated films are no strangers to death and how it affects people. It seems like every Disney protagonist has lost someone close to them, whether to accidents, incidents, or time. In many of these types of films, however, death is a mere plot device, used…