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  • Top 5 Twists in 2018 Animation

    Top 5 Twists in 2018 Animation

    This article contains major spoilers for the following shows: The Dragon Prince, The Hollow, Mysticons, RWBY, & Steven Universe.

     
  • Goodwill Grabs: Thumbelina A Magical Story

    Goodwill Grabs: Thumbelina A Magical Story

    I’ve decided to begin a new series of articles for the movies I find at my local thrift stores. You know the kind of animated movies, the ones that you had on VHS or DVD and were always hiding at […]

     
  • Farewell Stephen Hillenburg

    Farewell Stephen Hillenburg

    There are some articles I hoped I would never have to write, and this is one of them. Today, Stephen Hillenburg, creator of Spongebob Squarepants, has passed away. As I’m writing this I’m still trying to come to terms with not […]

     
  • “Mirai” Review: A Wonderful Fantasy Time Romp

    “Mirai” Review: A Wonderful Fantasy Time Romp

    I came into this film a huge fan of the director, Mamoru Hosoda, and so I had high expectations. In the past I ranked his film The Girl Who Leapt Through Time on my list of top ten animated films, and […]

     
  • Anime Apocalypse: Fall 2018 Season Review

    Anime Apocalypse: Fall 2018 Season Review

    Well it’s that time of year again, when the leaves change color, the air gets cooler, pumpkin spice inexplicably dominates the food markets, and giant robots fight each other. Yes that’s right, it’s Fall Anime Season, which means a bunch […]

     
  • Sean Jara & Matt Ferguson Interview – Mysticons

    Sean Jara & Matt Ferguson Interview – Mysticons

    When director Matt Ferguson joined the development team of Mysticons in 2015, the not-yet-released animated television show centered around four boys from the suburbs protecting their home from evil forces in Dungeons & Dragons-inspired adventures. A few months later, Ferguson […]

     
  • How “Sofia the First” Revolutionized Preschool Animation

    How “Sofia the First” Revolutionized Preschool Animation

    Today marks the end of an era, as Sofia the First will end its over five year run on Disney Junior. Sofia the First is a show that showed preschool programs can be entertaining for people of all ages. We […]

     
  • Mathematical! An Adventure Time Series Episode Ranking

    Mathematical! An Adventure Time Series Episode Ranking

    Adventure Time is a seminal work in the history of animation, it’s influence on modern animation is vast, work as varied as critical darling Steven Universe to newcomer Summer Camp Island probably wouldn’t even exist without this show. Fortunately much has already […]

     
  • “Come Along With Me” Spoiler Review: My Reactions to Adventure Time’s Series Finale

    “Come Along With Me” Spoiler Review: My Reactions to Adventure Time’s Series Finale

    Adventure Time in its half-decade of airing on Cartoon Network has followed adventurers Finn and Jake through many quests, some more universe-threatening than others. And yet, Adventure Time would often take the time to dive deep into philosophical quandaries about […]

     
  • Breaking Down Old AT References in “Come Along With Me”

    Breaking Down Old AT References in “Come Along With Me”

    “Come Along With Me”, serving as the final bang for Adventure Time to go out on, packed in dozens of references from past episodes as a gift to its fans. Here are just some of the things I was able […]