Just as the cinematic entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have formed their own formula, it seems that the small-scale Disney+ entries have also found theirs. With a highly divisive 2021, Marvel released a set of nine projects, four of them winning mountains of praise and the other five being dismissed with annoyance and disappointment. … Continue reading ‘Hawkeye’ Hits The Bullseye On The MCU’s Rapidly Growing Problem.
Just like Spike Spiegel himself, Netflix never seems to learn. After multiple failed attempts at live-action anime adaptations, Netflix thought to adapt the iconic anime classic that is 'Cowboy Bebop'. Seeing how the original anime only consists of 26 episodes and a movie, the legion of devoted space cowboys seemed to welcome this announcement with … Continue reading Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’: The Frustration of Unrealized Potential.
The task of introducing a phenomenon like 'Squid Game' for a review is as dreadful as the show itself. How do you try to condense the world's hottest show without using words like 'inescapable' or without trying to sound pretentious and act like you didn't watch it purely because of peer pressure? We all know … Continue reading ‘Squid Game’ and The Nerve-Shredding Result Of Moral Manipulation.
It's 2021, we're almost done with the year yet Marvel continuous to have this choke-hold position on its fans as we talk about the MCU yet again (and twice more after this) with 'What If...?'. This boldly animated show takes to the multiverse to explore a reality far different from the one we have been … Continue reading ‘What If…?’ Falls Victim Yet Again to the MCU’s Formula.
The biggest lie this show has spread so far is that 'WOWOW, it's all right. Everything will be alright' bullshit in its opening. In the second half of its fifth season, 'My Hero Academia' introduces its darkest arcs yet and honestly, this might be one of my favourite seasons of 'My Hero' ever. As an … Continue reading My Hero Academia SPOILERS // Season 5: ‘My Villain Academia’ & ‘Endeavor Agency’ Arcs!
The much-needed albeit unplanned hiatus from Marvel Studios is paying off quite intensely with four MCU projects having debuted this year alone. Some were groundbreaking (WandaVision) and some were genuinely questionable (Falcon and The Winter Soldier). 'Loki' takes the good and the bad of both those projects and implements them in a season that's incredibly … Continue reading ‘Loki’: Season 1 is A Chaotic Mess And I Lived For It.
The fact that this is up a couple days after Pride Month genuinely is a coincidence but it may be on theme with this review. That being said, Happy Belated Pride Month to the LGBTQ+ community! It seems we have quite the mess to talk about when it comes to this season of 'Love, Victor', … Continue reading ‘Love, Victor’ Season 2 Does More Harm Than Good | SPOILER REVIEW
In its fifth season, 'My Hero Academia' returns to its bright and colourful cast and showcases its best quality... growth. As Class 1-A and Class 1-B go head to head in a Joint Training Battle, we get to see how far these characters have come not only physically but also emotionally. The show has a … Continue reading ‘My Hero Academia’ Hits An Exciting Turning Point In Season 5.
Despite the main series ending in 2018, Finn and Jake return to our screens one last time for what could arguably be called the true finale to 'Adventure Time'. Having had the pleasure of growing up with these characters for the past eleven years, watching this episode felt like a full-circle moment. There's a surrealness … Continue reading ‘Together Again’ Is The Culmination of Finn and Jake’s Greatest Adventure.
Netflix's 'Castlevania' emerges from the darkness one last time with its fourth and final season. Creator Warren Ellis and his crew have come together to create a mighty satisfying, jaw-dropping epic with the ambition of a theatrical blockbuster. If there ever was a case of something too good to be true, this final season just … Continue reading ‘Castlevania’ Delivers An Unbelievably Glorious Finale.