Halloween Movie Review – Godzilla (1998)

Is this a stretch? I don’t think so. This might not be a Horror movie, but I’d argue that big monster movies totally count towards something I can talk about for Halloween. Also, give me a break, I picked up this Blu-Ray six months ago and have been just looking for an excuse to talk about it. And my annual Halloween movie review seems like just about as good as an excuse as I’m ever going to get.

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3 Episode Rule – Sakugan

3 Episode Rule is a series in which I watch the first three episodes of a new anime and decide whether to stick with it or drop it based on those three episodes alone.

Sometimes, you see a show or movie and know you just have to check it out. That was the exact case with me and Sakugan, something about the look, the tone and the style of this show just drew me in. Based on a novel called Sakugan Labyrinth Marker, at a glance this series feels like it’s paying tribute to shows like Gurren Lagann and also has the feel of Deca-Dence from last year.

Honestly, the whole thing has something of a Trigger feel to it. Not sure if saying that is disrespectful to Satelight who made this or not in anime circles…

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Revisited – Part 11: Ode to Japanese Cinema

During a lot of the first season, I started to tire of the war being almost the sole focus of every episode of the show. I get that it’s what the series is named for, but the Star Wars setting is so much bigger than that. Much to my delight, the writing for the second series has already broadened its scope and explored

this is part of an ongoing series, talking about the clone wars in chronological order. Go here to see what I’ve covered before now.

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