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Analysis: Queen Marlena is a Knight

“The Masters of the Universe” is a little curious franchise to talk about.

If you were to describe it, it sounds like every toyline meant to appeal to boys ever:  Strong Heroes have to fight evil villains (Granted, there is more to it than that, but you get the idea)

Talking about Filmation’s animated series “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” from a modern perspective is… a little more interesting

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Analysis: What Iron First Lost with White Danny Rand

Iron Fist has been out for a while and now that people are beginning to sit down and deciding how they feel about the series, it is probably a good time to begin to discuss the elephant in the room that is having a white man fighting evil East-Asian people using Kung-Fu. Continue reading Analysis: What Iron First Lost with White Danny Rand

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Analysis: I Believe In Princess Marco

This article will be a little different. Rather than me trying to make a critical analysis of a particular topic or character, I am merely trying to spread the word and repeat what other people have said about one particular topic: That Marco of “Star Versus the Forces of Evil” is a Transgirl.

At the end of this article, I will link my sources for you to check for yourselves, for they are the ones who have been talking and championing this.

Bellow this point, spoilers for Star Versus the Forces of Evil and a straight Cis Guy talking about trans issues. you have been warned

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Analysis: The True Tragedy of Jasper

Steven Universe has, once again, entered into hiatus after a lenghty period of new episodes being released. Among said episodes was a story-arc dedicated to the return of the gem Jasper and her conflict with the Crystal Gems. This arc also showed us more of her character. The most noteworthy thing being,

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Analysis: Poe Dameron and Idealistic Heroism

The return of Star Wars to the Big screen on december of last year was an undeniable success with “The Force Awakens” making almost $1 Billion domestically and being crowned as the biggest domestic box office of all times.

A lot of discussion has been made about it. How it is just a remake of “A New Hope“, how it is just re-using elements but giving it’s own spins, How Rey is an awesome character, How Rey is a “Mary Sue”, and along Etc.

One thing certain, though, is the overwhelming positive reaction to the character of Poe Dameron (played by Oscar Isaac) and whom it was originally planned would die at the end of act 1 until J. J. Abrams changed it so he would live throughout the movie. This turned to have been a smart decision, considering how the popularity lead to Poe having his own ongoing comic series in Marvel and has been embraced by the fandom as one of the main characters. Continue reading Analysis: Poe Dameron and Idealistic Heroism

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Analysis: Adopted Family, “Real” parents and One Piece

 

Did you know adopted childrens have no responsibility towards their biological parents? because you may be surprised to know some people do think that.

It is often said “Blood is thicker than Water” as a way to reffer to the importance Family Unity. Likewise, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” often reffers to childrens ending up like their parents. The idea being that the blood connection between individuals means one has a responsibility towards those they share a biological connection with or that they are somehow destined to be like them because they have the same blood.

Oddly enough, those words, when applied to adopted childrens, are rarely used to reffer to their adoptive parents, but rather to their biological, “real” parents.

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Analysis: Naruto and the missing opportunity with Kushina

Despite being more than a Year since the original manga Naruto ended in November of 2014, the franchise is still going strong, what with a sequel starring the childrens of the previous cast, Videogames, movies, novels and the Anime still airing.

The franchise that started back in 1999 from the hand of Masashi Kishimoto not only still has a lot of life in it, it still remains one of the most recognizable and popular manga & anime worldwide.

Of course, this doesn’t mean it is above any sort of criticism.

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Analysis: Mulan and Visual Storytelling

I really like Mulan. it may be one of my three favorite disney movies from the nineties and i believe it is a bit underrated. Continue reading Analysis: Mulan and Visual Storytelling

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Crystal Gems Test: Supergirl Episode 2

Welcome Back to The Crystal Gems Test. Today, we are giving a look at the second episode of Supergirl and see if it manages to keep the same score as last week! Let’s begin, shall we? Continue reading Crystal Gems Test: Supergirl Episode 2

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Crystal Gems Test: Supergirl

Welcome to the Crystal Gems Test, where we combine three media tests and see how the women in any given work are treated. Today we’ll take a look at the Supergirl Pilot and see how well it does.

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