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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Five, Episode Two (Episode Fifty-Two)

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Season Five Episode Two: Combined Strength - *   Spoilers: Yes. Audience Assumptions: None   Part One: The Blue's Clues-Style Exposition is Back! Well, that episode was... packed. Normally when an episode of anything has so much going on, at least some of it is worthwhile, and that is the case here. There… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Five, Episode Two (Episode Fifty-Two)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Five, Episode One (Episode Fifty-One)

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Season Five Episode One: The Immortal Legion - **   Spoilers: Yes. Audience Assumptions: None Part One: I Hope You Like Zombies When you asked for the series to end on an epic finale that tied up the established threads and brought the characters to satisfying conclusions in their arcs, did you actually… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Five, Episode One (Episode Fifty-One)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Twelve (Episode Fifty)

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 Four Episode Twelve: Upheaval in Central - ***   Part One: That Musty Stang Last episode of the season! The previous one felt like a better ending… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Twelve (Episode Fifty)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Eleven (Episode Forty-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 Four Episode Eleven: Filial Affection - ****   Part One: Taking the Cake Reviewing a series I’ve already seen fully through multiple times is a bit of… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Eleven (Episode Forty-Nine)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Ten (Episode Forty-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 Four Episode Ten: The Oath in the Tunnel - ***     Part One: It's Fine It's fine. It's fine, you guys. It's a fine episode. I… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Ten (Episode Forty-Eight)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Nine (Episode Forty-Seven)

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 Four Episode Nine: Emissary of Darkness - ****   Part One: Silly Coat I had fun with this one. The episode has a narrow focus, which allows… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Nine (Episode Forty-Seven)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Five (Episode Forty-Three)

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 Four Episode Five: Bite of the Ant - ***   Part One: Distances This is a fun episode in many ways, and in one very large one,… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Five (Episode Forty-Three)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Three (Episode Forty-One)

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 Four Episode Three: The Abyss - **   Part One: So Many Smells We return to Ed and Al in the north, trying to get Winry to… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Three (Episode Forty-One)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Two (Episode Forty)

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 Four Episode Two: The Dwarf in the Flask - *****   Part One: Xerxes I find that pacing tends to be the most reliable determiner of whether… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Two (Episode Forty)

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Be More Because You Can – Avatar: The Last Airbender

One hundred reviews in under a year seems like an unearthly amount, yet here we are, my 200th review (depending on whether you include the Lessons in Adaptation— which I will). Last year I talked about my darling favorite video game, Psychonauts, for my 100th, so my 200th needed to be something special, too. I… Continue reading Be More Because You Can – Avatar: The Last Airbender