Sym-Bionic Titan (2010) (TV)

From IMDb: “Three young alien beings with the ability to form a giant robotic warrior attempt to blend into suburbia, all while battling the tyrannical forces that ravaged their home world.” What I liked: A forgotten gem from master animator Genndy Tartakovsky, who I’ve mentioned before when reviewing his latest show, Primal. Paul Rudish andContinue reading “Sym-Bionic Titan (2010) (TV)”

Victorious (2010 – 2013) (TV – Full Series)

From IMDb: “Aspiring singer Tori Vega navigates life while attending a performing arts high school called Hollywood Arts.” What I like: I first caught a rerun of Victorious in 2014, the year after it had ended. I was in a different phase of my life and trying to shy away from “Hard-R” rated material thatContinue reading “Victorious (2010 – 2013) (TV – Full Series)”

John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch (2019)

From IMDb: “John Mulaney and his kid pals tackle existential topics for all ages with catchy songs, comedy sketches and special guests in a nostalgic variety special.” What I liked: When I was a kid, “children’s shows” didn’t talk down to their audience. Shows like Sesame Street, The Electric Company and 3-2-1 Contact (of whichContinue reading “John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch (2019)”

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

From IMDB: “The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga.” What I liked: INCREDIBLE cinematography by Dan Mindel. I marveled at so many impressive compositions that I lost count. Some shots even looked like paintings because they were framed and colored so well. LANDOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. Brings newContinue reading “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)”

Mask of the Phantasm is Batman’s Spider-verse.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was released one year ago today this weekend. The film received universal acclaim from comic and non-comic fans, even earning the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film. Long-time Spider-man fans considered it the most accurate version of Spider-man created, whereas fans unfamiliar with the mythos fell for the heartwarming andContinue reading “Mask of the Phantasm is Batman’s Spider-verse.”

“El Ruso” tacos in Boyle Heights (FOOD REVIEW)

From El Ruso’s Instagram: “The original flour tortillas from Sonora, Mexico. Artisan, made completely by hand ­čĺ»% Monday-Saturday 9:30 to 3:30pm; 1401 Mirasol St, LA 90023” I love tacos. You should know this. Traditional tacos are the life-nectar for many of us Mexicans/Mexican-Americans. I also love Twitter when it’s not being an avalanche of negativeContinue reading ““El Ruso” tacos in Boyle Heights (FOOD REVIEW)”

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Seasons 1-4)

From IMDb: “She-Ra, Princess of Power, leads a rebellion to free her land of Etheria from the monstrous invaders the Horde.” What I liked: Completely dissects the original She-Ra concept and revamps it to be a deeper, prolonged experience. Features a progressive set of multi-dimensional characters voiced by a progressive cast. The show never getsContinue reading “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Seasons 1-4)”

The Mandalorian (2019) – Episode 2

From IMDB: “Target in-hand, the Mandalorian must now contend with scavengers” What I liked: Hey, some returning species from the original Star Wars trilogy! In an age of forgettable music scores, Ludwig G├Âransson‘s score is pretty memorable. You’ll be able to hum it after a while. Listen to the soundtrack here. The camera work isContinue reading “The Mandalorian (2019) – Episode 2”