Rambles: Becoming Otaku
I have been watching a lot of anime lately. My general intuition insists that I should be embarrassed about this habit. My inner introvert delivers a counterpoint: If you enjoy them, who cares? 3,268 more words
Another rush job. I’m dedicated to putting something here every day, so sometimes you’ll have to endure these flash card-length installments. Or not. But I hope you do, because I like a lot of things and think there are too many bloggers and critics who just bitch. 341 more words
Netlfix’s Altered Carbon is a mostly successful mish-mash of cool science fiction ideas and concepts presented in visual splendour.
The show, set in the very distant future where the rich practically rule, concerns Takeshi Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman), a former special forces operative who is brought back from the dead by a rich man (James Purefoy), to solve that very rich man’s death. 689 more words
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
***No plot spoilers***
As some of you may recall, I wasn’t going to watch this film. The original ‘Blade Runner’ (1982) has been my favourite film since I saw it at the age of 30, and it is still number one in my current top ten of all time. 850 more words