Tag: romance

REVIEW: Harley Quinn – Seasons 1 & 2 (2019-2020)

When they started advertising the Harley Quinn animated show as part of the DC Universe app, I was not impressed. Adult-oriented animated series are hit-or-miss for me, as I find they often lean too far into comedy for my taste. The animation style didn’t appeal to me, but more importantly, I ...

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REVIEW: Only Yesterday (1991)

1991 saw the release of Isao Takahata’s second film for Studio Ghibli, Only Yesterday. Hayao Miyazaki was inspired by a manga of the same name, which detailed the everyday life of a little girl named Taeko. However, he didn’t think he could adapt the episodic, vignette-style comics to fe...

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REVIEW: Shrek the Third (2007)

2007 reminds me a lot of 2004 in terms of DreamWorks Animation’s cinematic output. In both years, they released a Shrek sequel in May and in the fall, a comedy featuring anthropomorphic animals starring a well-known comedian. We’ll talk about Bee Movie next time, but one big difference between t...

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Mourning and the Movies

Usually, I like to write straightforward reviews, or even contrast similar movies. Today I’d like to do something a little bit different, specifically an idea I’ve had for a while. I’ve mentioned here and there how important movies are to me. For me, watching and talking about movi...

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REVIEW: To All the Boys: Always and Forever (2021)

This Friday, February the 12th, Netflix released To All The Boys: Always and Forever, the third and final film in the series. Based on the young adult novels by Jenny Han, the movies follow Lara Jean, a girl exploring her late mother’s culture, high school, and her first real romance. If you’re ...

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To All the Boys: Always and Forever Trailer Signals Franchise End

This Wednesday, Netflix dropped the trailer for the third (and ostensibly final) film in the To All the Boys film series. The first film adaptation of Jenny Han’s book series was a breakout success in 2018. It provided Netflix with a consistent, if seemingly short-lived, young adult romance movie ...

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