Is the streamlining of Monster Hunter a good thing?

I’ve been struggling to find the time to write for my blog again these past couple of weeks. And Monster Hunter Rise has been one of the primary culprits, as a long time fan of the franchise, I have been more sensitive to the changes and alterations the franchise has gone through than most. While there’s no doubt that I am happy with a lot of the changes made to World and how it helped the franchise really hit in the West, I also see the continuation of that trend in Rise and find myself worrying about the direction the franchise is going.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Revisted – Part 50: Revenge of the Sith

For the entire time I’d been watching the Clone Wars, this past year, I always wondered how they would eventually end it. How closely they would tie it into the events of the Revenge of the Sith. These final four episodes of the Clone Wars answered that question for me pretty definitively. And they answered me by doing it in just about the best way could possibly imagine.

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The Falcon and The Winter Solider is having a fast middle

A couple weeks back, I wrote a piece talking about my feelings towards the first two episodes of Falcon and Winter Solider. To summarise, I was pretty lukewarm on them. Like the first act of a movie, the series was still settling into its setting and its characters and it hasn’t been until now, two episodes later that I’m starting to see where the writers were going.

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