Anime reviews

Cyberpunk Edgerunners review – Now that’s punk

It seems all it takes to make a good video game adaptation these days is to have it animated as a Netflix original series. Castlevania kickstarted this trend, using state-of-the-art 2D animation and some of the best animators in the industry to create a worthwhile tale that appeals to gamers and newcomers alike.

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Film reviews

Bullet Train review – Welcome to the rice fields

Japan is a hot topic these days and for good reason. There are the bright neon-lit cities that give off a very cyberpunk feel to them; giant monsters; superheroes wearing ant-masks and riding motorbikes; giant robots; sushi; ramen; anime; manga… the list goes on and on. You could argue that recently, Japan and even Korea for that matter, have achieved a new record in terms of how much interest is invested in these two nations.

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An overview of Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

You know, reading a childhood book that you were a huge fan of as an adult can alter your perspective on it. That kind of has been my experience with Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, a book series from my childhood that has now received a long-awaited Netflix adaptation, completely adapting all 13 books.

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Film reviews

Dune review – It’s like the Crusades but in SPAAAAACCCEEEEEE!!!

If you were to describe Dune, it would be something akin to “it’s like if Star Wars met Game of Thrones.” And its not hard to imagine that – much like the former, Dune is an epic sci-fi tale where our main protagonist is being hunted down by a ruthless empire, and much like the latter, there are a lot of political aspects and the series tends to dig deeper into more philosophical elements compared to most other fantasies out there.

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