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The Bad Guys Will Steal All of Your Emotions!

Cartoons are typically made for kids (not counting things like anime or The Family Guy). Kiddos flock to these films. They bring the impossible to “reality.” Want animals that talk and act like humans? Cartoons. Want some slapstick comedy that… Continue Reading →

Animated Summit of the Gods Translates Into a Peak Adventure

Per Matt Originally titled Le Sommet des Dieux, The Summit of the Gods is a French animated film adapted from the Jirô Taniguchi manga (which was, in turn, adapted from the Baku Yumemakura novel). There’s a whole lot of translation going… Continue Reading →

Moody Black Lotus Expands the Blade Runner Universe

Is it possible to fall headfirst for a setting, a city and a timeframe, but absolutely despise the theme of a story? That’s kind of my relationship with Los Angeles 2032 and Blade Hunter: Black Lotus.

Wolfwalkers Animates a Modern-Day Legend

Per Matt Not quite a werewolf story and not exactly one dealing with skinwalkers, directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart have created a successful Celtic-inspired animated tale in Wolfwalkers.

Weathering With You is an Artistic and Thoughtful Gem

Anime is one of those “love/hate” genres in film for myself. Back in my teens, I used to love watching Dragon Ball Z, Vampire Hunter D and others, because it was edgy. The cartoons were against the norm. You didn’t… Continue Reading →

Taika’s Transition: Adapting Akira

It takes a special type of filmmaker who’s as adept at writing and directing a hilarious original script and appearing as one of its main characters (What We Do in the Shadows), as giving new life to a Marvel film… Continue Reading →

Recapping Momocon 2019

My life has been a whirlwind since Momocon 2019 over Memorial Day weekend. Covering the four-day Geek Culture convention, hosted at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta, has opened my eyes to multiple perspectives in the convention scene…. Continue Reading →

Momocon 2019 Presents the Cosplayer of the Month

This year at Momocon 2019, I had a chance to be front row at the Craftsmanship Cosplay Contest. There were over 100 entries and over 75 different cosplayers that went down the catwalk, showing off their amazing costumes!

Anime Series Aims to Give Blade Runner Franchise a New Life

We may not be getting another Blade Runner movie anytime soon, but we will be returning to the world of replicants in the form of an anime series in the near future. No release date yet, but when it airs,… Continue Reading →

Sorry, Haters. Into the Spider-verse Doesn’t Suck. At All.

Drive around the block and find something else to crap on, neck-beard cynics and unappeasable uber-nerds. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse isn’t your newest victim. I mean, I’m sure it will be, anyway, but the civilized world knows it’s… amazing.

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