Cartoons, The Mind of a Character

Callum: The Artistic Step-Prince (The Mind of a Character)

*Minor spoilers ahead for 'The Dragon Prince'* When 'The Dragon Prince' first came out on Netflix, I didn't pay any attention to it. I wrote it off as a generic children's show. I'd heard that it was made by the same team behind 'Avatar: The Last Airbender', which was mildly exciting. But after watching 'The… Continue reading Callum: The Artistic Step-Prince (The Mind of a Character)

Cartoons, Movie Monday, Movies

Enter the Florpus: Zim’s Glorious Return! (Movie Monday)

Watch this movie. That is all. Goodbye. Invader Zim is a series very near and dear to my heart. Of all the Nickelodeon cartoons to ever come out, it was easily my favorite. Unfortunately, it only lasted two seasons before being taken off the air, leaving a hole in my heart for as long as… Continue reading Enter the Florpus: Zim’s Glorious Return! (Movie Monday)

Anime, Cartoons, RWBY, The Mind of a Character

Ruby Rose: The Hollow Archetype (The Mind of a Character)

Up to this point, I've analyzed characters that I thought were effective and well-written. But you can't know what is good until you know what is bad. So today, I want to discuss a character that I consider to be so frustratingly written that it hurts. Ruby, the central protagonist of RWBY, is not at all a… Continue reading Ruby Rose: The Hollow Archetype (The Mind of a Character)

Cartoons, Daily Rant, Movies

Day 307: The Emperor’s Best Disney Film

Release Date: December 15th, 2000 Directed By: Mark Dindal Screenplay By: David Reynolds Running Time: 78 Minutes Everyone has their favorite Disney movie. Some people prefer the classics, like The Jungle Book, Robin Hood, or Sword in the Stone. Others prefer films from the Disney Renaissance, like the Lion King, Little Mermaid, Hercules, or Beauty… Continue reading Day 307: The Emperor’s Best Disney Film

Cartoons, Daily Rant, Movie Review

Day 296: Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse Review

Before we begin, I'd like to address some major issues I had with this movie. Issues that no one seems to be talking about. These are problems that don't add up, and the movie suffers greatly because of them. Also: spoilers ahead. Nothing major, but spoilers nevertheless. You have been warned. First, how did Qwen… Continue reading Day 296: Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse Review

Anime, Cartoons, Daily Rant

Day 288: Best of Animation 2018

2018 has been a great year for animation. We got some returning shows back for another season, long awaited films that pushed the boundaries of the medium, and some all new series that blew us away. But which ones stood above all the rest? Today, I'll be going over my top picks for animated shows… Continue reading Day 288: Best of Animation 2018