Hey, y’all. I got a chance to write up a feature for IGN in honor of Evangelion having a legal release again! I took my best shot at explaining what the heck’s going on in the franchise’s main endings (not all of them; that would take reams of […]
I’ve been a fan of Good Omens since high school, so there was exactly zero chance I was gonna miss out on writing about its very, very long-awaited adaptation.
“Creating as a woman, for female readers, [Hagio] found herself wanting to make every action more realistic and plausible. As she put it in her 2005 Comics Journal interview, ‘it came out sort of giggly.’ It was important that the characters be Other in order for Hagio to […]
Wild Nights with Emily is an English major’s movie. I knew this even before Wikipedia confirmed for me that Madeleine Olnek, the writer/director (how rarely I get to write that phrase without a soul-destroying sigh alongside it), has a creative writing MFA—in fact, the film is an adaptation […]
This series is made possible by a commission from Frank Hecker. You can find out more about commissions here. Intro / Previous Go for Broke! “To risk everything in the hope of having great success.” Origin: American, from the gambling game craps (y’know, like Guys & Dolls? No? Just me?). […]
[Did I mention I freelance for Fanbyte sometimes? At any rate, this is a piece I’m particularly proud of, and an update of when I wrote about Rule of Rose on this blog waaaaaay back in 2015. If nothing else, I’d say it’s surely a sign of how […]
Yup, it’s that time again. This has been a pretty spare season for new full-length premieres, basically boiling down to “Ikuhara and some also-rans.” (Though barely anything that I actively hated, so.)
Velvet Buzzsaw caught more than a few viewers sideways with a trailer that promised literally killer art that would’ve made Robert W. Chambers proud. The film itself, however, proved to be minimally interested in being a surreal, showy slasher. While several of the deadly setpieces are creative—an interactive […]
Soubi Yamamoto is an absolutely criminally underrated director, and all four of her OVAs are available for streaming if you’re in the US/Canada. A must-watch of positive BL.
This series is made possible by a commission from Frank Hecker. You can find out more about commissions here. Intro / Previous It has been a hot minute—DOUBLE DECKER has come, gone, and been soul-crushingly disappointing, and there’s still neither hide nor hair of the supposed second season we were […]