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DreamWorks Trolls

Review: “Trolls” – Licensed Property Film with a Large Side Order of Bizarre

by Christopher Glennonon November 4, 2016
The word “troll” has so many different connotations. Whether it conjures pictures of hilariously bad horror movies or people anonymously spewing anger all over the Internet, trolls have moved far past their origins as ugly creatures of Scandinavian folklore. That also includes being known in pop culture as cute collectible dolls with wild hair. Cute […]
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders

Review: Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders – Holy Nostalgic Joy, Batman!

by Todd DuBoison November 3, 2016
Let’s face the obvious: there is no superhero as ubiquitous or as reinterpreted as Batman. 2016 alone heralds more iterations of him in current media than a human can count on one hand, without counting any comic books. And yet, for all that, most of this comes from the same starting line: Batman as a […]

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Legend of Everfree

Review: “My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree” Shows Cracks in the Facade

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2016
Longevity in a franchise is a mixed blessing. When it’s done well, plot and character arcs can build on what’s been done before and expand in new and interesting directions. However, even if the franchise is successful at this, it’s all too easy to repeat yourself while becoming accessible to newcomers. The mixed blessings of […]

Moho Pro 12 Review – A Great, Inexpensive Animation Software Alternative

by Alex Dudleyon October 26, 2016
Moho Pro 12 is a great, inexpensive alternative to other available animation software. The Moho series allows casual animation enthusiasts and professional animators to produce high-quality animation. It has been used as part of productions such as RWBY and Song of the Sea. New features include Smart Warp, Realistic Motion Blur and and Pin Bones. When it comes […]
Venture Bros Season 6

Review: “The Venture Bros” Season 6 Blu-ray Makes It In New York City

by Chad Boninon October 14, 2016
Rusty Venture needs a new outlook, and the skyline of New York City is the perfect spot for a former boy scientist to recreate himself in and see a new light. He doesn’t have to be shackled by the impressive life of his twin brother or live in the shadow of his father; he can […]

Review: “Adventure Time” Season 6 – Moves Forward, Stays Fun

by Todd DuBoison October 13, 2016
Season 6 of Adventure Time carries things forward from its eventful and experimental fifth season, and no good show gets this far without being very comfortable with itself and what it’s all about. With its world and characters all thoroughly established and a well-honed creative sense for weirdness, with this set fans get more of […]
We Bare Bears Burrito

Review: “We Bare Bears: Viral Video” DVD – Quietly Surprising

by Ed Liuon October 4, 2016
I’m at a bit of a loss in trying to review the We Bare Bears: Viral Video DVD, the first home video release of Cartoon Network’s new series that contains a dozen episodes of the show. To a degree, it’s the same difficulty I’ve always had in articulating exactly what it is about the show […]

Beauty and the Beast

Review: “Beauty and the Beast” 25th Anniversary Blu-ray Edition Is Beautifully Timeless

by Neo Yion September 27, 2016
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is the kind of film that comes once in a blue moon: a piece of cinema that is not only flawless, but influential. Playing a major part in the revolutionary Disney Renaissance of the 90’s, Beauty and the Beast proved its predecessor, The Little Mermaid, was not just a fluke […]
The Lion Guard Never Judge a Hyena from Its Spots

Review: “The Lion Guard: Unleash the Power” – Teen Titans of the African Veldt

by Ed Liuon September 26, 2016
True confessions time: I’ve never been much of a fan on The Lion King. I think it’s a good movie that’s beautifully animated, but it never resonated with me the way I felt like it was trying to. It’s also plagued with a series of extraordinarily irritating songs that constantly interrupt the plot for a […]