My Hero Academia – Episodes 79 & 80: Really digging into a post All Might World

Apologies for the lateness of this one, but my job has made finding time for blogging exceedingly difficult these past couple of months and I can only catch up on my days off. Which also happen to be the days I’m totally dead on my feet from work. I’ll try to do better going forward. But updates are going to be a little more sporadic for the foreseeable future.

After moaning that I wanted something a little more lighthearted out of My Hero, we got two episodes back to back that did just that, and kind of bored me as a result. I fear I’m turning into one of those impossible to please ‘fans’, but while the actual content of the episodes was enough to stop me writing an individual episode review, the message behind them is really what caught my attention.

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Apex Legends’ Season 4 working that hype machine

Respawn have gone from utterly bundling the release and execution of their first seasonal release of content this time last year, to completely and totally nailing it with the release of their 4th season of content. Assimilation and its buildup were an absolute blast, what with their misdirection, their earnest announcement of a new hero “Forge” and with what followed his press conference.

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Bad Boys for Life is about growing yo ass up

Bad Boys 3 felt like one of those movies that was talked about over and over, but would never actually come to fruition. I was doubtful it’d ever happen right up until the actual trailer dropped. Even then though, I was apprehensive, as it seemed to be one more addition to the growing list of belated sequels.

Despite my staggering cynicism though, Bad Boys for Life ended up doing exactly what it needed to do and ended up being a movie that stands up utterly on its own merit and not just a movie that relies on its own past to guarantee its success.

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