This past December, The Lord of the Rings film trilogy helmed by Peter Jackson celebrated its 20th anniversary. For many fans around the world, this meant sitting down and rewatching the movies for the thousandth time picking out new Easter … Continue reading The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Impressions From a First-Time Viewer
The idea that we’re in 2020 is strange, but what’s even stranger for me is reflecting on the past decade. A lot has happened — I was first introduced to anime in 2010, and since then, it’s been a decade … Continue reading My Top 3 Favorite Anime Movies of the Decade
Avengers: Infinity War comes out in just a couple days (and plenty of people have seen it already), and I’m excited. Sure, the Marvel Cinematic Universe gets its share of haters from its dominance of the box office, but I … Continue reading Avengers: Infinity War and Learning from Mistakes
Yu-Gi-OH: The Dark Side of Dimensions: 3.5/5 We had the opportunity to see this movie in theaters, and it was an awesome experience. Dramatically playing card games to save the world on the big screen? Sign me up! The animation … Continue reading Anime Movie Reviews Round 5
Gurren Lagann is among my favorite anime shows ever with its engaging story, great cast of characters and epic soundtrack. A couple of years after the show came out, Gurren Lagann was retold in two movies: Childhood’s End and The … Continue reading Gurren Lagann Movies vs Anime
These latest anime films that I’ve watched have largely been recommended by friends, so the selection may not be all that diverse. But I actually enjoyed all of these selections quite a bit this time around. Should you watch them … Continue reading Anime Movie Reviews Round 4
Originality is dead
“Eh…it was predictable.”
I can’t tell you how many times i’ve seen this phrase accompany a review of a film, television show, book, or any other medium of entertainment. Along with it being sort of a humble brag in many cases (this individual was soooo insightful that they saw the twist coming from half a mile away and around six corners, too), it’s also one of the worst, most basic, most surface, and ironically least insightful comments someone can make about a movie. And it’s everywhere.
Continue reading “Why it’s okay that Hollywood is predictable”
On the (rarely) wonderful social media source that is Facebook, I recently read that in the latest Marvel comics, Captain America is revealed to be a Hydra agent. Now I’m not well-versed in the comics, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe … Continue reading Captain America is a Hydra Agent?
Our list of the top 25 comedies of all-time ended with yesterday’s reveal of Anchorman in the top spot. It was a long, emotional journey through some surprising picks and some no-brainers, but we’ve finally arrived. Once the month is … Continue reading ATB’s Top 25 Comedies: Overview
This is At the Buzzer’s countdown of the best 25 comedies of all-time. Our panel of 10 cast their votes, and we’ve been revealing the results one by one until today. Tomorrow, we’ll wrap everything up and look at the … Continue reading ATB’s Top 25 Comedies: (1) Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy