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"I don't care about EVA anymore"
Hey, remember my complaint about 1.0 removing important moments of humanity hurting the emotional stakes? Yeah, that issue is back and it's biting this movie on the ass hard.
Looking back, even when the original show was at its most complicated, it always had its concepts work on an emotional level too, you know? Thing is, once you largely remove that emotional complexity, all those complicated concepts, metaphors, and plotlines, not to mention all…
Black is King (2020): alternate title: Beyonce, a literal millionaire, tries to relate to normal people and pretends Lion King (2019), a soulless corporate product, is a real social cause.
A few of the songs are fine to okay. What bothers me is for this millionaire to be basically telling people the "right" way to be black for a lot of the runtime. It's reaching for some interesting concepts later on but still falls short.
At its worst moments, it…