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  • Why You Should Believe In Steven

    Why You Should Believe In Steven

    When Steven Universe first started airing on Cartoon Network back in the fall of 2013, there was a lot of uncertainty and speculation surrounding how progressive the show was going to be. Viewers questioned whether having another default male protagonist […]

     
  • This Year’s Best Animated Feature Oscar Race is the Most Fascinating of the Year

    This Year’s Best Animated Feature Oscar Race is the Most Fascinating of the Year

    This year’s Best Animated Feature Oscar race is between two films with starkly differing approaches to mental illness. It’s remarkable that the category with films typically aimed at children features the only nominated films this year about this topic. In […]

     
  • #5:Gravity Falls:

    Tomorrow, a Titan of Modern Animation Ends

    Gravity Falls presents its final episode tomorrow at 7pm in what is sure to be one of the biggest TV events of the year. It may not be obvious to those who have not watched the show, but Gravity Falls  has been […]

     
  • How Death Note is a Modern Greek Tragedy

    How Death Note is a Modern Greek Tragedy

    Death Note is one of the most recognized anime in the world and for good reason.  Death Note has wide appeal and I’m here to argue that’s because it follows one of the oldest forms of entertainment, the Greek tragedy. […]

     
  • Pocket Mortys: “Rick and Morty” Hiatus Killer

    Pocket Mortys: “Rick and Morty” Hiatus Killer

    Adult Swim just released “Pocket Mortys,” a completely Rick and Morty based Pokémon clone. As expected, it’s awesome. Rick and Morty plus Pokémon? What’s better than that? Basically nothing. The app, available on the Google Play Store and the Apple […]

     
  • Keeping Track of Characters: The Controlled Chaos of Total Drama

    Keeping Track of Characters: The Controlled Chaos of Total Drama

    Many shows have large ensemble casts: The Simpsons, Adventure Time, and The Amazing World of Gumball just to name a few.  Few shows however can compete with what has been accomplished by the Total Drama series in just five seasons. […]

     
  • My Top Ten Steven Universe Songs

    My Top Ten Steven Universe Songs

    Justin gave us his Top 10, now here are my favorite ten Steven Universe songs. Unlike Justin, I will make no attempt to objectively rank these. These are simply my ten favorites. The ten that resonated most with me, because of enjoyment […]

     
  • “The Good Dinosaur” Review

    “The Good Dinosaur” Review

    The Good Dinosaur represents the natural conclusion to the first era of Pixar films. It replicates the heartwarming, solid narrative with great animation of earlier films, but loses their magical touch. When you’re trying to replicate past success, with a […]

     
  • “Home” Review

    “Home” Review

    In March of last year, DreamWorks released a film almost immediately beloved by Tumblr with a rather odd cast including Rhianna and Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory). It premiered at the top of the box office during its opening […]

     
  • Top Ten Songs in Steven Universe

    Top Ten Songs in Steven Universe

    Yes, everyone is making this list; I know it’s not quite as out there and analytical as other pieces I’ve done but I figure I’d throw my two cents in on the subject.  This list will be looking at the […]