So. Everything gets its turn to be strapped to the Catherine wheel that is our current pop culture, and now it’s come around to Invader Zim. Again. I’m not surprised a lot of people are taking this as a joke, another cruel tease. Fans of the series have been hearing all kinds of noises about…
The Greeks believed that there were five ‘ages’ of man. Some animation critics have also informally adopted this model of thought. But this is really too simple an analogy.
Yuri Kuma Arashi turned out to be a real headscratcher of a series. I also can’t recommend it in good faith.
Review of Appleseed Alpha (2014) – the movies still aren’t getting the manga right.
For me what works about Tomb Raider is the utter lack of competition and time-pressure – the freedom to explore at length, in detail, every nook and cranny of the artificial world. For me, Lara Croft is someone I can fully disappear into.
I can’t help but hope for great things from the idea of Ikuhara’s knowledge combined with the new-gen kids from Rebellion and SHAFT. The teaser, for all the nothing that it shows us, is already showing great promise as far as color tone- that red and black hallway! – and shot comps. We’ll see…
When do we, culturally, ever let our heroes rest?
Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors is a diamond in the rough, but also an exercise in viewer frustration. It feels very first-draft, in need of a further layer of polishing to bring out its shine.