The Red Turtle is Beautiful Beyond Description

While you may have heard of one the production companies that worked on The Red Turtle, Studio Ghibli, chances are you’ve never heard of the film’s Director: Michaël Dukok de Wit. I certainly had never heard of him before. But that’s not surprising when you realize that The Red Turtle is de Wit’s first feature-length film. Before Red … More The Red Turtle is Beautiful Beyond Description

5 Movies to Watch at Christmas (and Other Times Too)

Merry Christmas everyone! Regardless of whether or not you celebrate Christmas, it’s been the inspiration for some fantastic films. While the following five movies are best enjoyed during the holiday season, these classics can be watched any time of the year. Some of them are true Christmas classics, while others are Christmas movies by the loosest definitions. … More 5 Movies to Watch at Christmas (and Other Times Too)

Digimon Adventure Tri: Confession Review

Disclaimer: Minor Spoilers Ahead The biggest problem with the last two Digimon Adventure Tri films has been the pacing. Because the story is split into six parts, each film faces the difficult task of trying to provide enough plot development to keep the larger narrative progressing while trying to be its own movie. This tactic has … More Digimon Adventure Tri: Confession Review

Not Crystal Clear – Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Review

Before I get to my review, I want to give my thoughts and some background on the history of video game films. Unlike books and comics, video games have been relatively unsuccessful when it comes to making the cinematic transition. Perhaps it’s the jarring transformation from an interactive medium to a non-interactive one, or maybe it’s … More Not Crystal Clear – Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Skyrim Meets Studio Ghibli

Perhaps the most talked about game at E3 2016 is the newest title in the Legend of Zelda franchise. Since it was announced at E3 2014, there’s been a ton of speculation about the latest entry in the series. The game’s brief teaser alone caused debates about everything from the game’s place in the timeline … More The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Skyrim Meets Studio Ghibli

Digimon Adventure Tri: Determination Review

Disclaimer: minor spoilers ahead. When we left the DigiDestined at the end of the first film, there were a lot of unanswered questions. What exactly are the infected Digimon, what’s causing all the distortions between the real world and the digital world, and who’s the one causing all this? These are just a few of the … More Digimon Adventure Tri: Determination Review

The Oscars 2016: Short Film (Animated) Reviews

One of the best parts of film awards season is being able to see some of the nominees that didn’t get traditional theatrical releases. In particular, the films in the short film categories. Usually, short films are only seen during the film festival circuit or are released through means that don’t allow them to get lots … More The Oscars 2016: Short Film (Animated) Reviews