Overview: The anime series, B: The Beginning, came out on Netflix and styled itself as a task force (known as the RIS) working a double murder that involved a notorious serious killer known only as 'Killer B'. However, things soon take a turn for the strange when a military vehicle is stolen and taken for … Continue reading B: The Beginning Netflix Anime Series Review: There’s Murder and Mayhem But What Comes Next?
Overview: Ed and Al are brother's who have been studying alchemy when their mother dies unexpectedly. Determined to bring her back, they commit a taboo and in the process Al loses his body and Ed loses his arm and leg. Now a State Alchemist, Ed is determined to learn the secret of the philosopher's stone … Continue reading Fullmetal Alchemist Live Action Movie Review: Bringing Equivalent Exchange to Life
Overview: Humans were chased off Earth by Godzilla and other monsters who seem to not be very important and now a group are attempting to kill Godzilla so humans can return. Review: If I was going to describe this movie very briefly I would say the story was overly ambitious for the short run time. … Continue reading Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters Review
Overview: Ryou, a teenage professor, tells Akira, his childhood friend, that demons are going to take over the world. They go to find evidence and Akira ends up fusing with Amon, a powerful demon, becoming a Devilman (demon with the heart of a human). Review - some spoilers: There's been a lot said about this … Continue reading Devilman Crybaby Series Review: It’s Making A Splash But Does It Have Substance?
Overview: Satoru is an unsuccessful manga writer working in a pizza shop and really just going through the motions of life. He has one strange ability where sometimes he will go back in time and it always happens after something has gone wrong and sometimes he can help to avoid it. However, when his mother dies, … Continue reading Erased Live Action Series Review: A Decent Ride
A live action adaptation of any anime is something of an occasion as it brings out the usual arguments about whether something follows source material, whether the characters 'look' right (though why any real human would want to look like an anime character is a bit beyond me), whether it can live up to the … Continue reading First Impressions of Netflix’s Erased
I should probably do an actual review on this but to be honest I'm probably not going to. The reason being that I watched about half of this, and then took a break and then watched other episodes off and on while sick and busy so didn't really pay enough attention and to be honest … Continue reading Random Thoughts on Stranger Things Season 2
This one came out on Netflix over the weekend so I thought I'd check it out and maybe binge a couple of episodes. Then I got to the end of episode 1 and figured I had other things to do. Impressions: It should be pretty obvious that it was not love at first sight for … Continue reading ID-0 First Impressions: Not for me
Last week I gave my first impressions of The Defenders on Netflix having watched the first three episodes. Having now finished all 8 episodes, what are my final thoughts? By the way, there's a few spoilers below. Review: If there is one thing that will kill a story for me very quickly it is when … Continue reading The Defenders Series Review: Wait, New York is in Danger?
Overview: So Netflix decided to do a live action adaptation of Death Note and decided in the process to Americanise it. I could write a review where I tear this apart because it is genuinely nothing like the original and they'd have been better off just creating all new character names and just saying this … Continue reading Death Note 2017 Movie Review: That Was… Different?