When I sat down to watch Frozen 2 with my girlfriend, I expected a fun, interesting and musical adventure. What I did not expect was an unscientific, uneducated advert for homeopathic pseudoscience.But first of all, what is homeopathy? It's a kind of alternate medicine which claims that by diluting natural substances in water over and … Continue reading Frozen 2 is Seriously Not Ok and we All Should be Outraged
It's always strange to pick up a strong interest in something you had previously overlooked. I went from watching Jackie Chan DVD's loaned to me by a friend, to physically buying the DVD's myself, to creating a website to catalog which Jackie Chan films you've seen and all in less than one month, and without … Continue reading Why You Should Watch Jackie Chan Films
The controversy of Monty Python's The Life of Brian has mostly passed, and that's because the message of their film was not intended to be controversial. As John Cleese and Michael Palin say in their debate about the nature of the film, it is by no means intended to debunk Christ. It is far too … Continue reading Thoughts On Monty Python’s Infamous, Insensitive Crucifixion Scene
Even if I really liked the show a lot I will rarely re-watch it. There are of course plenty of reasons to this, and of course reasons in the specific cases where I would overlook these reasons to re-watch it! So why go back to re-watch something? The obvious reason is that you enjoy it, … Continue reading I Don’t Tend To Re-watch Anything
This is something that I've learned slowly, and obviously it's not a rule that is always true, it just tends to be that I like the introduction the most. This doesn't mean that I don't anticipate an ending, and enjoy it, perhaps the finale is what I sometimes like the most in shows. But in … Continue reading In A Story, I Think I Like Openings The Most
If you introduce a character to be a certain way, then if they suddenly change in the next episode for seemingly no reason then it's kind of clear that there was an error with the characters introduction as they seemingly give off the wrong impression. The character like this for me was Chu Yun from … Continue reading Introductions Count For Characters, Please Use Better Writing!
Yesterday I talked about what makes me keep watching a piece of media once it's already got my interest, however what about from the outside looking in? What makes me choose to watch that thing in the first place? Well not a lot, I'm a simple person prepared to try things without much of a … Continue reading What Makes Me Watch… Well Anything?
If you find a TV show, film, or anything else that you like, what makes you keep watching it? Do you watch it for the characters, the actors, the story line, the music, the visuals or what? The obvious answer is everything, however what is the most important really? To me it has to be … Continue reading What Makes Me Keep Watching… Anything Really?
The perspective I'm reviewing this from is someone that has read the manga, found that the musical chairs arc was their favourite, and jumped ahead past halfway through season 2 just to watch this. This meant that I knew a lot of the twists and turns already. At the start of musical chairs everyone is … Continue reading Liar Game: Reborn Review – Musical Chairs!
Just now I created an account on "my drama list" and added all of the live action drama's that I've seen and WHAT!? I've seen 24.02 days of live action drama's!? Oh wait 24.02 hours. Yesterday I posted a Twitter poll asking if people would be interested if I started talking about live action drama's … Continue reading I Took The Train to Busan And I’m Never Coming Back!
Sorry for not keeping up with blogging lately much like I've not been blogging I've not been watching a lot of anime either! So this list might be short but hopefully you'll find something you like! Animal Crossing There is actually an animal crossing movie! Yeah it's pretty good, and a very relaxing experience to … Continue reading What I Watched In January (Recommendations and Reviews of Anime and Manga)
As soon as I heard that this was a film I just had to go and watch it. Animal crossing is a video game series I've spent a lot of time with, on both wild world and new leaf and I enjoy it a lot! First of all I'm going to say that this is … Continue reading There Is An Animal Crossing Movie!
After watching all of this film yesterday I feel like I need to make sure that nobody else does that same thing again. The first half hour of the film is good but once they explain the first big trick that's where you should stop watching. Because of after that it turns into a huge … Continue reading PSA: Don’t Watch “Now You See Me”
Yesterday I watched wolf children and loved it a lot. It was a really nice watch. Now that I've finished this film it means I've seen every Mamorou Hosoda film that's not part of a different franchise (so everything except the two digimon films and one piece movie 6) and I have to say I … Continue reading I Really Enjoyed Wolf Children
This film is not for the faint of heart, after all, it's about a little kids during the war before and after Hiroshima. Naturally it's such a depressing and sad watch. But in addition to that sadness is a very compelling story that is just horrifically fascinating to see. The opening of the film is … Continue reading Barefoot Gen is Such a Good Film
One night could lead to many things. One night could feel like a year. One night could change everything. Night is short, walk on girl is a great summation of everything this film is about. It takes place over the course of the same night and things get progressively stranger and more interesting. It feels like … Continue reading Night is Short, Walk on Girl
Monty Python's Life of Brian is such a funny and hilarious film that follows Brian, a person who many people confuse with the messiah in the same time period of Jesus. The moment that the people thought he was a messiah was so funny that it caused me to laugh so loudly that everyone in … Continue reading What if People Thought You Were the Messiah? – Life Of Brian
I recently got the chance to watch the last jedi for free so I took up that chance and watched it on a huge projector type screen, with many other people, in a field in the middle of nowhere. I went in sort of knowing I would enjoy it, because I had watched a lot … Continue reading The Last Jedi Ruined Everything, was good though
A while ago I watched the wind rises and filmed a commentary track for it! I would not recommend watching with the track on for the first time but if you fancy a re-watch of the film you may want to listen to it! I wasn't particularly impressed with the film and enjoyed airing my … Continue reading The Wind Rises Commentary
Calling something terrifying often means that it’s scary and horrible to sit through, that it’s painful and difficult to watch. Perfect Blue isn’t like this, the ideas and events that happen are terrifying to think about without making you actually feel bad or paranoid for watching. It’s about mental illness and the horrible side effects … Continue reading Perfect Blue Is Terrifying
I watched Ponyo a while ago and I loved it! It was an enjoyable, fun ride of the movie with a backdrop of interesting themes I could appreciate. It’s a great film which is easy to watch and I recommend it to every anime fan and any movie fan who likes studio Ghibli. This is … Continue reading Ponyo On The Cliff By The Sea Is An Amazing Film
The shows don’t tell rule is a standard for good writing, especially in media like films. Since I’ve been on a bit of a film binge recently I’ve noticed a few things that have made the show don’t tell rule a little more complex in my mind to the point that I consider it highly … Continue reading The Show Don’t Tell Rule is not Perfect
In the wake of the new star wars trilogy releasing many people are talking about what was good about the prequels. I’m going to take these defences and explain why they are wrong, because these films are bad. “Great” Lightsaber Battles For some reason people think the fights were better in the prequels. Sure they … Continue reading 5 Things The Star Wars Prequels Did Wrong Which Everyone Thinks They Did Right
It’s rare for me to find a time travel film which tackles it’s time travel mechanic in such an interesting and personal way. Instead of a simple save the world plotline the show explored the less catastrophic, more fun side of time travel whilst still creating an interesting, high stakes story which is fun to … Continue reading The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Is a Great Film
This Berserk film is very similar to the previous one and covered what I would expect it too. My brief opinion is that it was worse than the first film yet still alright, I feel like the extra run time was actually a detriment to me as I started losing attention towards the end. Despite … Continue reading Berserk: The Battle For Doldrey Film