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MLP: Friendship is Magic "Family Appreciation Day" Recap

Apple Bloom is embarrassed when her seemingly kooky Granny Smith is going to speak in front of her class, and tries to stop it from happening. “Family Appreciation Day” starts with a peaceful night’s slumber at Sweet Apple Acres which is interrupted by Granny Smith, who is acting rather crazy as she announces that the […]

Generator Rex - "Guy vs. Guy" Recap

“Rex plans a prank on Noah and ropes Bobo into his scheming.” In the latest episode of Generator Rex, Rex and Noah engage in an ever-escalating prank war that Rex is becoming desperate to win. As he’s constantly failing to get the upper hand on Noah Rex eventually turns to Bobo for help, but Bobo’s […]

Transformers Prime "Operation: Breakdown" Episode 16 Recap

“When MECH kidnaps Breakdown, it falls to the Autobots to rescue him.” I wasn’t looking forward to this episode since it focused on both Breakdown and Silas, neither of whom are remotely interesting. Breakdown’s the Decepticon’s muscle, but he lacks the charisma of his partner Knockout. At best, he gets in a few one-liners before […]

Persona 4: The Animation - "A Stormy Summer Vacation 1/2" Episode 13 Recap

“After noticing Yu has been coming home late more often, Nanako decides to put it upon herself to solve the mystery behind his summer activities.” During a stormy day, Nanako decides to give her brand new umbrella to a fox that she sees at the local temple. Upon returning home, she begins to notice day […]

Transformers Prime - "Shadowzone" Episode 15 Recap

“A ground bridge mishap accidentally sends the human kids to an alternate dimension.” I’m torn on “Shadowzone”. I didn’t care for its A plot with the human kids, yet the B plot with Starscream is excellent. After Megatron retakes his position as Decepticon leader, Starscream unsurprisingly plans immediate treachery against his former master. Using the […]

Future Spotlight: "Avatar: Legend of Korra" Part II

Welcome to Part II of this Future Spotlight! You can read Part 1 here. Before we begin, I’d like to note that there may have been a change in the show’s title. In a new Nickelodeon promo for 2012, the show was described as Avatar: The Legend of Korra instead of The Last Airbender: The […]

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace in 3D

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, will be released to theaters in 3D on February 10th. The film originally debuted in theaters in 1999, closing the 16-year gap since the release of Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi. The Phantom Menace, introduces young Anakin Skywalker. It is the beginning of […]

"The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword" Video Game Review (Wii)

               The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii)   Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo EAD and Monolith Soft The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is the first Wii-exclusive Zelda title, requiring the use of the Wii MotionPlus controller. The best way to describe this game is “refreshing”, as Nintendo went back into their tool kit […]

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection Vol. 1" - History on a Half-Shell

Despite being an active comics collector at the time, I managed to completely miss out on the first coming of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I remember being at least vaguely aware of them, but I didn’t really encounter them until well after they had become over-exposed icons on the pop-culture landscape. My first real […]

Last Exile: Fam, The Silver Wing - "Distraction" Recap

The Silvius finds itself face-to-face with the Ades Federation’s 1st Fleet, which had been silently tailing Fam and Giselle. Following up on the prior episode’s cliffhanger, “Distraction” is a fully action-oriented episode that depicts the the Silvius‘ struggle to survive against the onslaught of the Ades Federation’s 1st fleet. Despite the ship’s resilience and the […]

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