Animation, Film Reviews, Superhero

REVIEW: Injustice (2021)

Every so often there is a story within comics that comes along and blows people’s minds, leaving a lasting impression on the reader that makes us beg for more. In 2013, writer Tom Taylor gave us just such a story with DC’s Injustice: Gods Among…

Animation, Film Reviews, LFF 2021

REVIEW: Ron’s Gone Wrong (LFF 2021)

For the feature-length animated debut for studio Locksmith Animation, Ron’s Gone Wrong certainly leaves its mark. It’s charming, wonderful, and full of delight. Starring Zach Galifianakis and Jack Dylan Glazer (as Ron and Barney respectively), the story revolves around Barney, a lonely and socially awkward…

Animation, Disney+, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Star Wars Visions (2021)

While it might be controversial to some, it seems like Star Wars as a property has felt somewhat stagnant for a few years. Even with the fun and sense of adventure brought forth by The Mandalorian, that show has recently fallen back on old characters…

Animation, Disney+, Superhero, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: What If – Episodes 1-2

With Loki’s recent destruction of the so-called Sacred Timeline, the table is set for the MCU to enter truly unchartered waters. All bets are off on where Phase Four could take us; deceased characters could come back in alternate forms, multiple versions of the same…

Animation, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Moonbound (2021)

One might not have expected an animated children’s film about German children who hang out with a talking beetle, to also serve as a polemic on the conflict between benevolent dictators and despotic freedom fighters. Ali Samadi Ahadi lulls you into a false sense of…

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…