Written by Jonny Lobo Thus far, 2017 has been a boon to North American anime markets and the fans that support them. Throughout the month of January, I had the pleasure of casually viewing not one but three worthwhile titles … Continue reading Anime film review trifecta: One Piece, Sailor Moon, and Yu-Gi-Oh!
Written by Jonny Lobo As audiences across much of the globe are continuously smothered by an overbearing atmosphere of nostalgia-bait and reboots galore, it’s comforting to know that at least one classic franchise out there is being resurrected for all … Continue reading Digimon Adventure tri. Review: my reunion with the franchise
Written by Jonny Lobo Like the countless other viewers who eagerly awaited the premiere of Kill la Kill (2013-2014), I was initially excited to experience the next big project helmed by the team of veteran filmmakers responsible for the homage-laden … Continue reading Anime Review: Kill la Kill (2013)
Written by Jonny Lobo Saint Oniisan (Saint Young Men, 2013) is director Noriko Takao’s recent feature-length film adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura’s popular manga of the same name. Set in modern-day Japan, the film—true to its source material—is primarily a strife-free outing … Continue reading Anime Review: Saint Young Men (2013)
Written by Jonny Lobo Upon hearing the premise of Hataraku Maō-sama! (The Devil is a Part-Timer! or, alternatively, Demon Lord at Work!, 2013)—to put it briefly, Satan himself seeks employment at McDonald’s (excuse me, I mean “MgRonald’s”) in order to … Continue reading Anime Review: The Devil is a Part-Timer! (2013)
Written by Allan Mott Out of all the different franchises that possess the unique ability to keep on going throughout the decades, few have provided as much fodder for a column dedicated to forgotten sequels than The Pink Panther. Over … Continue reading One Too Many: Inspector Clouseau (1968)
Despite the title of this article, I feel like a big enough deal has not been made about how truly bad this movie’s name is. The movie, on the other hand, is quite good. The seventh instalment in the X-Men … Continue reading X-Men: Days of Future Past is a rare breed of superhero movie
One hundred years after its original serialization in The All-Story magazine, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ pulp classic A Princess of Mars found itself in an incredibly strange position when the film adaptation finally reached movie theatres. The movie was saddled with … Continue reading For Your (Re)Consideration: Andrew Stanton’s John Carter (2012)