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Review of “My Hero Academia: Season 2” (English dub)

* * * B My Hero Academia continues to entertain in its second season. This time around, there are two battle arcs (a common feature of Shonin manga) separated by what, for me, is the best arc of the season: … Continue reading

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Are People Sick of Hollywood?

SHOWBIZ*411 has a new article titled “Hollywood Ending: Big Studios Cutting Losses This Weekend, Pulling Flops From Theaters…” What does it say about the industry as a whole, if anything? It’s a bizarre season in Hollywood. Almost nothing is “working,” … Continue reading

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Review of “The Witch” (spoilers)

* * C The Witch is a period piece horror film about a puritan family who are shunned by their village and leave to live in a homestead on the edge of a forest. The mood is creepy, the pace … Continue reading

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Review of “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” (spoilers)

* * C The original Kingsman movie was good. As expected, the sequel was inferior, though there were things I liked about it. Taron Egerton returns as Eggsy, with side kick Merlin (Mark “Sinestro” Strong). First spoiler: Despite being shot … Continue reading

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Review of “Sleeping Beauty (2014)”

 * D According to Shaw, the Space channel was airing Disney’s 1959 animated classic. Wrong. It was actually the 2014 live action version. This film is absolutely terrible, bordering on unwatchable. The effects are bad, the writing predictable. At least … Continue reading

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Review of “Marvel’s Inhumans” (pilot)

D After watching the first episode of “Gifted”, a clone of “Heroes” set in the X-Men universe, which I really enjoyed, I was interested to see how The Inhumans, who are sort of a bargain basement X-Men with a royal … Continue reading

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Review of “Star Trek Discovery Pilot” (spoilers)

* * * B I’ve seen a few reviews of the Star Trek Discovery pilot, and all of them have been highly negative. I agree with some of the criticism, but overall, I thought the pilot showed some potential. Though … Continue reading

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