Hyouka Sho File

Hyouka: Mystery solving, interesting characters and beautiful animation and music. What else do you need in a school anime? In A Nutshell: Hyouka tells the story of Oreki Houtarou, a high school boy whose life motto is “I don’t do anything I don’t have to do. What I have to do, I do it quickly”. His school…

Luke Cage in Contex

Context is crucial to the politics of a narrative, always. In the context of the #BlackLivesMatter protests, and the increasing public focus on police brutality toward particularly African American communities in the U.S., it is important to ask how the fantasy of Luke Cage – a black man who is “unbreakable” – fits into the…

Mia Morris Diary Web Series

Black Cat Film Production is releasing it’s newest web series Mia Morris’ Diary. The web series, Mia Morris’ Diary is a modern retelling of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The series remained inspired by Carmila, Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Notes by Christine, and Cate Morland Chronicles. Mia Morris’ Diary Synopsis is a series that follows a college student Mia Morris (Skye Fitzpatrick) and her friends…

Mulan Live Action Fancast

In light of the success of their live-action Cinderella remake, Disney recently announced they will next be producing a remake of Mulan. As per usual, the internet immediately began throwing out dream casting suggestions. And I’m here to get in on the fray. So here’s my list of dream actors to fill all the major roles from the…

Multiplex 10 Review

Multiplex 10 is a new animated web series that will change the way you look at animation. It is beyond excellent and to say we had a blast watching it would be an understatement. This animation reminds me a lot of animated shows you see on Netflix that you catch and end up being fantastic. I am all…

Naruto Live Action Movie-in The Works Yay Or Nay

The Tracking Board has reported that Lionsgate has closed the rights to adapt the popular manga and anime Naruto into a live-action film. So far, the only thing that is known is that Lionsgate is currently in talks with Michael Gracey to direct the movie. There is still not information on a possible release date, Masashi Kishimoto’s role or even the main…

One Pieces Dressrosa Toei Wrong

Let’s say it now: the One Piece anime is being quite boring lately. It’s average, at best. There have been many critics pointing at why this could be happening. These critiques are divided into two problems: pacing and animation. Let’s try to find out why this is happening. [ WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the anime ] Dressrosa is the…

Or So The Story Goes Webseries Recommendation

Or So the Story Goes is a webseries that puts a dark modern twist on classic children’s tales. Written by Melissa Malone and Theresa Labreglio and directed by Theresa Labreglio. The series is directed towards teens and is “perfect as a gateway for young adults (and adults alike) to dip their toes into the murky waters of horror“. The…

Pitch Perfect 2 Aca Alright

Having loved Pitch Perfect, I was quietly apprehensive about its sequel, fearing the notorious sophomore slump. It turned out my concerns weren’t entirely unfounded. With compelling characters and a promising premise, Pitch Perfect 2 had all the makings of a great film. However, half-formed plotlines and some misdirected attempts at comedy made the movie lukewarm at best. The…

Rezero is Not What You Think it is

There are many promotional aspects that work against this season’s Re:Zero: it’s got a pretty generic fantasy synopsis, its key visuals look like the ultimate harem series and it has various long and confusing titles (-Starting Life in Another World-? Life In Another World From Zero?… I’ll just call it Re:Zero). The 2016 spring season was supposed to be dominated by My Hero Academia and, while that…

Sci Fi Thriller Relativity Web Series

Undead Burrito Productions and Millennium Hand have joined efforts to produce Relativity, a science fiction, thriller web miniseries by Chris Cherry. After receiving a strange package in the mail, “Relativity” follows college student Erin Barclay as she unexpectedly finds herself hosting two strangers, artist Perry and grad student Candace. They are quickly placed in a life…

Scribbles The Manic Pixie Nightmare Girl

Lynnsey Ooten and Brandon Garegnani team up with JR Infinite Productions in SCRiBBLES, a new web series tackling the effects of depression on creativity. Depression affects one in ten American adults. It can alter your mood, appetite, and physical wellbeing. In a way, mental illness can make you feel like you’re not in control of your own body. Even your…