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)”

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.”

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)”

Booksmart (2019)

From IMDb: “On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.” What I liked: This is a deep, smartly-written film featuringContinue reading “Booksmart (2019)”

One Day at a Time

– a very faithful remake* of the 70’s/80’s sitcom , but now set in Echo Park and about a Cuban-American family. – just because they sometimes speak Spanish doesn’t mean their struggles aren’t HUMAN: inequality, acceptance, economy, single-motherhood, dating, immigration, PTSD, puberty, etc., etc., etc. – In my almost 39 years of life, my familyContinue reading “One Day at a Time”

The Edge of Seventeen

– The return of the teen movie (although, this one is a little more on the “adult” end of the spectrum, whereas other movies like “the Duff” keep the comedy fun and light [I really enjoyed the Duff]). – Speaking of…I MISS those fun, light teen movies. I wished they made more of them. IContinue reading “The Edge of Seventeen”