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  • Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions

    Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions

    ★½

    You remember Duelist Kingdom? Where the writers were literally making the rules up as they go along?

    20ish years later, 4 iterations of the anime and here we are in 2018 back to that frustratingly incomprehensible style of laziness.

    It’s all too polished to immerse one in nostalgia enough to forgive that it just doesn’t care about following the rules. It’s busy with promoting the new duel disk, forgoing any and all logic, reason or coherent context. The motivations of…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★½

    Rian Johnson has created something odyssedic within the Star Wars franchise. Homaging the structure that made EMPIRE STRIKES BACK so revered was bold but smart, while building a world that feels in turmoil. It feels at war. It’s stakes feel real, it feels like the light of hope will be out if the Resistance can’t escape. The stakes are there, albeit the fan fiction script makes it almost an imitation of the Star Wars feel.

    The characters are THE LAST…

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  • Zootopia

    Zootopia

    ★★★★★

    “Life isn’t a cartoon musical where your dreams come true, so let it go!”"

    I was very lucky and privileged to see Zootopia as part of the Animex Festival, with guest speaker Renato Des Anjos who is the Head of Animation for the "Zootopia" project and it's production. With that, I got to see the finished film with animation students, all of whom were excited and passionate about what they were witnessing. It was also a very intriguing watch due…

  • Zootopia

    Zootopia

    ★★★★★

    I laughed, I cried, I laughed again.

    Zootopia is one of, if not the downright funniest animated movie that I have ever seen, with such a clever, if convenient script and themes that are so relevant for this modern society.

    Universally loveable, the ENTIRE family will love this film, from pop culture references to its gorgeous animation.

    Oh, and you've not seen anything of the Sloth from the trailer yet!

    Full review embargoed!