Final Exam (1981) Review

Is 80’s slashers the theme of the summer, my attempt to cash in on the nostalgia more shameless than New Coke… maybe not after this one. Final Exam is a neutered slasher that can be described in one word… BORING! Spend time with this cast of characters more notable by the unfunny nicknames I give … Continue reading Final Exam (1981) Review

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Clannad: The Complete Story

“It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.”- F. Scott Fitzgerald The concept of rose-colored nostalgia googles tells me that this might not be a great idea but if you give me … Continue reading Clannad: The Complete Story

Always After-School: K-ON! Review

So after watching Toradora, a very melodramatic romantic comedy, it only seems fitting that I would follow it up with the exact opposite. Also fun fact in between watching K-ON! I decided to watch Synecdoche, New York which is a film about existential dread (safe to say emotionally I've been all over the place with … Continue reading Always After-School: K-ON! Review

‘Christopher Robin’ a Film That Will Test How Much You Love “Nothing”

"It's pretty much just Hook, but without the bastardization of Neverland" I don't know about you but I think that's one for the box cover. I think that's the thing that Christopher Robin gets right, the adaptation of Pooh and friends just looks great. You do get a sense of that there's respect for the … Continue reading ‘Christopher Robin’ a Film That Will Test How Much You Love “Nothing”

Is the She-Ra “Controversy” Really Just the Future of Marketing?

A beloved franchise is returning in modern times and is facing scrutiny from fans of the original. Also, in today’s news water is wet. Quite a few news outlets have already covered the topic, but I think I have the most bizarre hot take on this that you might want to buckle in. She-Ra is … Continue reading Is the She-Ra “Controversy” Really Just the Future of Marketing?

The Unapologetic Mrs. Maisel Makes for Great Television (Review)

Amazon Prime’s streaming service executives have their fingers crossed that Amy Sherman-Palladino’s (Gilmore Girls creator) comedic drama 1950’s period piece will be an Emmy winning series for the site. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel has been universally applauded by critics and TV viewers alike reaching astronomical scores on IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes. I finally got a … Continue reading The Unapologetic Mrs. Maisel Makes for Great Television (Review)

The Best Movie I’ve Seen All Year! Easter -Egg fun fills Ready Player One (Review)

Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ready Player One is a fun adaptation that is certainly not flawless but for the target audience of younger children and video game fans this one should be a doosie. Before going into my thoughts on certain plot elements and potential spoilers I want to address some overarching points. The special … Continue reading The Best Movie I’ve Seen All Year! Easter -Egg fun fills Ready Player One (Review)