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  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines

    The Mitchells vs. The Machines

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I probably won't articulate my thoughts on this one very well, much in the same way I couldn't with Sony Pictures Animation's Lord & Miller-produced SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE when that first came out.

    THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES is an unabashed celebration of weirdos, all the way down to outright proclaiming it several times over. Maybe a bit too much, but hey, it needs to be said anyways! Everyone in the Mitchell family is headstrong as all heck, and that's…

  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

    The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    After the two-punch of WANDAVISION and THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER, I keep thinking about how the streaming-service miniseries is actually quite a good format for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Multiple lengthy episodes are arguably better suited for the series' signature complicated plots that also set up several future stories, and just allow these characters to exist for long stretches of time. WANDAVISION did this well, and FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER does that in spades, without rushing any…

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  • Loop


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    In just 7 or so minutes, the Pixar SparkShort LOOP might've done so much more for us autistics than seemingly most borderline-exploitative Hollywood films made in the last 5-10 years. At the very least, it's good representation, and I have A LOT to say about it...

    To start, I am autistic, but I am not a non-verbal autistic person, so maybe I shouldn't speak for the majority of my kind on whether this is a step forward in portrayal or…

  • Foam Bath

    Foam Bath


    Some people tend to say "Why do this in animation? This can be easily be done in live-action. Why animate it?"

    The late Hungarian fine artist Gyorgy Kovasznai, whether intentionally or not, basically showed us why in 1979. The storyline of HABFURDO/BUBBLE BATH could've easily been told as a live-action drama, but Kovasznai completely justified using animation. And how did he and the crew behind this film do that? By making an animated feature where characters are perpetually off model,…