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)”
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 Göransson‘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”
From IMDB: “The travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic.” What I liked: The show introduces us to a brand new, mysterious lead character, played by Narcos’ Pedro Pascal. He speaks very little in this episode, adding to the mystery. The musicContinue reading “The Mandalorian (2019) – Episode 1”
Liked: It treated outer space as if it was the ocean instead, complete with murkiness and a giant sea monster. The Empire propaganda film with Darth Vader’s Imperial March playing in the background. Lando. Lando’s droid partner L3-37. The look of the iconic Millennium Falcon and it’s evolution. Some shots and camera angles are prettyContinue reading “Solo: A Star Wars Story”
What I Liked: Certain moments in the movie, like the Zemeckis Cube, as well as other moments featuring characters and movie items that touched all my nostalgia bones. The action scenes were a lot of fun. What I Disliked: Read the book years ago, and only mildly enjoyed it. I didn’t really care for overallContinue reading “Ready Player One”
Note: this was a SUPER quick lunch break review that I did on my phone right after finishing season 3, so I’m just sharing that screencap because the text perfectly encapsulates my thoughts on it. Jose Zuazua is editor-in-chief of Quick Lunch Break Reviews. He has an associates degree in film production. He’s on Twitter and Instagram.
– a remake of the mid-80’s cartoon “Voltron: Defender of the Universe”, which is itself an adaptation of the early-80’s “Beast King GoLion” cartoon from Japan (didja’ get all that?). – There’s two seasons available on Netflix now. – Speaking of the seasons: each one starts of weak, but get so much better towards theContinue reading “Voltron: Legendary Defender (tv)”
-The movie was released THIRTY years ago today (and I got to see it as a child in the Eagle Rock Plaza [back when they had theaters inside]). -Great dialog and banter between the characters (especially Kup, Hot Rod, Arcee & Springer). -One of Orson Welles’ final films (Yes, THAT Orson Welles). -Pushed characters andContinue reading “The Transfomers: The (animated) Movie”