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  • Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Prologue: Sakura and the Two Bears

    Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Prologue: Sakura and the Two Bears


    Imagine thinking a rendezvous at a bus stop is more romantic than a rendezvous in an airport. Imagine it.

    I don't want to be all "they changed it; now it sucks" because that's not what I'm about. I'm all for remaking things, and this is a fine remake of a great episode. However, I hoped against hope that they'd try to do a more retro style for the Cardcaptor Sakura sequel and this just ain't what I was looking for…

  • Snowball Fight

    Snowball Fight


    Saw a colorized version on Twitter. It looked very crisp. My main takeaway came from a picture of the location in the present day. It's an intersection. (twitter.com/NouveauDeco/status/1312858502705090561 )

    Fascinating example of how much space we lost to cars. The cyclist in the 124-year-old video was free to ride, but they don't even have a protected bike lane now. Cars are even allowed to cross the sharrow paint to park. We once had room for a snowball fight there.

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  • Digimon Adventure tri. Part 6: Future

    Digimon Adventure tri. Part 6: Future


    No payoff for any of the millions of questions raised during the previous five movies, and an incredibly blue balling resolution to the 02 kids tease in the first movie. The only things that get revealed are the identity of Hackmon and an undoing of a facet of the entire premise of the second half of the series. That facet hasn't been relevant since the fourth movie, but it was still a changed status quo.

    It even had the audacity…

  • Child Bringing Bouquet to Woman

    Child Bringing Bouquet to Woman


    Nude women and children have been appearing in films since the beginning. Censoring them is against everything we've ever stood for!