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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season One, Episode Ten

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Season One Episode Ten: Separate Destinations - ****   Part One: Gut, Meet Fist Yes, I'm just that cruel, aren't I? Well, let's get into it. Long story short,… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season One, Episode Ten

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What Makes a Good Monster?

Everyone loves a cool monster design. I recently came across a Twitter thread on the subject and it got me thinking about what goes into effective horror monsters. There are a lot of schools of thought regarding horror in general, and because it's such a broad genre, its appeal will vary quite a bit from… Continue reading What Makes a Good Monster?

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season One, Episode Nine

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Season One Episode Nine: Created Feelings - **   Part One: BUT IS HE A REAL BOY?!? I have to say, I’m not a fan of the main driving… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season One, Episode Nine

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season One, Episode Eight

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Season One Episode Eight: The Fifth Laboratory - ***   Part One: Revenge of the Trash Cans This episode basically accounts for a single long action sequence, but at… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season One, Episode Eight

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season One, Episode Seven

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Ja Audience Assumptions: None   Season One Episode Seven: Hidden Truths - **   Part One: The Truth Within the Truth... Whatever that Means From the start, we have a bit of a location… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season One, Episode Seven

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season One, Episode Six

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Season One Episode Six: Road of Hope - ***   Part One: Doctor Marcoh This is another fairly minor episode, but one which provides important information for the main… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season One, Episode Six

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3P Reviews (Best Family Films): Paranorman

Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Animation: 9 Overall Plot: 8 Themes: 8 Sum: 39/50   Spoilers: Yes (after Part One) Audience Assumptions: None   Paranorman   Part One: It Looks Like Psychonauts. Of Course I'm Going to Love It. This is a singular animated film. Watching it the first time, I… Continue reading 3P Reviews (Best Family Films): Paranorman