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
When the Amphibilands, a village populated by frogs who live in peace and protected by a magical barrier known as the Veil, is in danger after the evil scorpion ruler Marmoo join forces with the Spider Queen Jarrah, a young frog named Darel must venture out of the Veil to seek the Kulipari, an ancient clan of poisonous frog warriors who defend the Amphibilands from evil.
Spoilers for Orange is the new Black Season 4.
Social Commentary may be one of the oldest ideas creators have tried to use their stories to express to their audiences. Star Trek is a perfect example of a TV Show explicitly created to be a platform for the writers to do this very thing, using the setting to deal withthe problems of the time such as, but not limited to, the cold war, racism and abuse of power.
I say this because, despite what some people may want to say, stories are rarely “just stories”. More often than not, stories are a way for the writer to express their ideals and beliefs, to try to send a message across. Trying to contextualize a problematic in a way that the audience is able to learn and understand may be one of the hardest things for a writer to do.
Sometimes, the writers just pulls-in whatever is trending and try to pass it as a respectful depiction of a sensible topic.
You may recall that last week I made a review of the first episode of “Voltron: Legendary Defender” made by Dreamworks Animation and distributes as one of Netflix Original Series.
Now i will make a full review of the series and my final thoughts on it. Continue reading Review: Voltron Legendary Defender is Almost Legendary
“In an all-new series, five unlikely heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form the megapowerful Voltron and save the galaxy.”
Produced by Lauren Montgomery and Joaquim Dos Santos (alumni from “The Last Airbender” franchise) comes the reboot of the Anime cult classic Voltron (in itself a Re-dub of the obscure anime Go-Lion): Voltron: Legendary Defender
This series, from the hands of Dreamworks Animation and distributed by Netflix worldwide, is the second attempt of modernizing the franchise after the unsuccesful attempt that was the TV Show “Voltron Force”. But instead of being a sequel to the original show, this one is a full-out reboot and reimagining of said series. All the while using the blend of western animation and Anime that was involved in the creation of both Legend of Aang and Legend of Korra (in fact, the animation was done by Studio Mir, who also worked on Korra). Continue reading Review: The Origin of Voltron
Trigger Warnings: Violence, Rape, abusive relationship, PTSD, alcoholism
The long anticipated adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis’ Alias into the Marvel Cinematic Universe has finally arrived and, with it, a lot of people wondering if it managed to reach all the Hype Netflix’s growing Defenders shows has been getting. Bottom Line: Yes, it does.