“Love, Death and Robots” Vol. Two Review

Poster Art for Volume 2 of "Love, Death and Robots". Source If you enjoy my content and would like to show support, check out my page on buymeacoffee.com As should be abundantly clear on this page, I’m a science-fiction geek. My first exposure to science fiction was Star Trek, back in the 80s when the … Continue reading “Love, Death and Robots” Vol. Two Review

“Castlevania” Review – Part 2

Poster Art for "Castlevania". Source For the recap on the first three seasons, see my previous essay. Spoilers ahead for the final season of Castlevania, so don’t read if you haven’t watched yet. Heading into the final season of Netflix’s Castlevania, all but one of the characters is in worse shape than when the adventure … Continue reading “Castlevania” Review – Part 2

“Castlevania” Review – Part 1

Poster Art of "Castlevania". Source For an old school gamer like me, the notion that Castlevania was being turned into an animated series was just too good to pass up. For those that don’t know, Castlevania is a game franchise that first came on the scene with the original Nintendo Entertainment System. Since the initial … Continue reading “Castlevania” Review – Part 1

The Real Captain America – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 6 “One World, One People”

And with that, the first season of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier comes to a satisfying, if bittersweet end. So far, I’ve greatly enjoyed Marvel Studios foray into episodic television, with Wandavision tackling grief and how it manifests and now The Falcon and The Winter Soldier tackling issues of race and class politics. There’s … Continue reading The Real Captain America – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 6 “One World, One People”

Harsh Truths – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode Five “Truth”

After Episode Four, I think we all needed a breather and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier provided one with this week’s episode, “Truth”. Consequences, repercussions, and harsh truths were served up in this episode. But there were also lies and deceptions behind those truths, as seen throughout the interpersonal moments. There’s a lot to … Continue reading Harsh Truths – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode Five “Truth”

Corrupted Symbols – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” episode 4 “The Whole World is Watching”

Whoa… That’s really all I could think at the end of episode 4 of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. In an episode that didn’t lack in any category (I’d say this is easily the best episode of the series to date), the ending left its mark on me and the people I was watching … Continue reading Corrupted Symbols – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” episode 4 “The Whole World is Watching”

Enemies Become Allies – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 3 “Power Broker”

When you have to turn to a villain for assistance, you know you’ve reached a moral tipping point. It’s a classic trope, made most famous by The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal Lecter. Descending further into the underworld of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Power Broker”, the third episode in The Falcon and The Winter … Continue reading Enemies Become Allies – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 3 “Power Broker”

When Titans Collide – Review of “Godzilla vs. Kong”

"Godzilla vs. Kong" poster art. Source Right out of the gate, I want to make it clear: I love kaiju movies. My mother introduced me to Godzilla when I was 6 or 7 years old when we sat down to watch Godzilla 1985. My love for the genre and Godzilla in particular increased as the … Continue reading When Titans Collide – Review of “Godzilla vs. Kong”

The Weight We Carry – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 2″The Star-Spangled Man”

All of us carry the weight of our associations, friendships, loves, and family throughout our lives. Sometimes, the weight is light and we hardly ever notice. And there are times where it hangs around our shoulders, dragging us to our knees and keeping us there. Episode 2 of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, titled … Continue reading The Weight We Carry – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 2″The Star-Spangled Man”

The House with the Haunted Past – Review of “Lovecraft Country” Episode 3 “Holy Ghost”

Poster Art. Source Going into the third episode, I wasn’t entirely sure how the show would continue the narrative, which is a good thing. Following the events of “Whitey’s on the Moon”, we see the remaining characters dealing with the fallout of George Freeman’s death. The focus of this episode is death, specifically those who … Continue reading The House with the Haunted Past – Review of “Lovecraft Country” Episode 3 “Holy Ghost”