REVIEW: Gurren Lagann (2007)

“Who the hell do you think I am?!” is a phrase often heard in Gurren Lagann. Whenever the characters run into a villain trying to take them down, they shout it out as an act of defiance. When I watch Gurren Lagann, it feels as if that phrase is not just for those villains in front of them,…

Rocketman Trailer Crocodile Rocks Online

Touch down’s brought us ’round again to find that Paramount has released the first trailer for the Elton John biopic Rocketman. Well… “biopic” might be the wrong word. Earlier this year, star Taron Egerton said it would be more a “fantasy musical” than a straight biographical film, with John’s songs “used to express important beats…

You Should Be Watching: Tale of Tales (2015)

Welcome back to You Should Be Watching, where I recommend lesser known or loved movies and TV series. This week I’ll be continuing my theme of horror, creature-features and anything suitable for Halloween. For this installment we’re slaying sea monsters with John C. Reilly in Tale of Tales, a gruesome and beautiful anthology of the…

REVIEW: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (2018)

In 2016 the My Hero Academia anime was released. Back then, I don’t think anyone could’ve guessed how big the series would eventually become. The first season gave its audience likable characters to latch onto, and it turned the series into a global phenomenon. There are very few anime that have reached the popularity that My Hero Academia currently…