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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Eight (Episode Forty-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 Four Episode Eight: Looming Shadows - ***   Part One: Well, it’s all downhill from here! I exaggerate, it’s not, but if the previous episode stands as my… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Eight (Episode Forty-Six)

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Another Day – Scott Pilgrim, Book Five

What happens after the monster is defeated? What happens when the hero has to settle down and re-acclimate to an ordinary life? I’ve always loved stories that ask these questions, that treat the usual climax as a secondary focus, prioritizing the emotional journey the character faces even if they’ve stopped moving their legs. Scott Pilgrim… Continue reading Another Day – Scott Pilgrim, Book Five

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Ten (Episode Thirty-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 Three Episode Ten: Family Portrait - **   Part One: Well, Armstrong, That May Be a Bit Much To be honest, this episode is split between a few… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Ten (Episode Thirty-Six)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Nine (Episode Thirty-Five)

  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 Three Episode Nine: The Shape of This Country - ****   Part One: If it Ain't Broke... We return after an unintended hiatus! I would love… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Nine (Episode Thirty-Five)

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Figures in the Distance – Scott Pilgrim, Book Four

This is the book I've been rearing to write about. The Scott Pilgrim books are all enjoyable, but the latter half of the series raises the stakes to much more than relationship drama and magical battles. I love both of those, but now they have layers. Now the books charge ahead with all of the… Continue reading Figures in the Distance – Scott Pilgrim, Book Four

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Meals and Mimickry – Scott Pilgrim, Book Two

Relationships are hard, what with boyfriends and girlfriends and friend-friends, some of whom have secret evil exes that attack you at random with lethal weaponry and sick finishers. It's a common problem. We rejoin Scott and company as they struggle through the difficulties of Canadian adolescence, Scott with the dual quests of breaking up with… Continue reading Meals and Mimickry – Scott Pilgrim, Book Two

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Five (Episode Thirty-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 Three Episode Five: The 520 Cens Promise - **   Part One: Reconvening This episode features Mustang contemplating how spread out his underlings have become, Ed and Al… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Five (Episode Thirty-One)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Four (Episode Thirty)

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 Three Episode Four: The Ishvalan War of Extermination - ***   Part One: Hawkeye the Alchemist In this episode, we get an in-depth look at what happened in… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Four (Episode Thirty)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Three (Episode Twenty-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 Three Episode Three: Struggle of the Fool - ****   Part One: The Shuffle Little happens as characters regroup and inform each other about what they've learned. Ed… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Three (Episode Twenty-Nine)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Two (Episode Twenty-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 Three Episode Two: Father - *****   Part One: Go Ahead and Repeat the Same Lazy Joke Again. Maybe It'll Be Funny the Twentieth Time Around. At first… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Two (Episode Twenty-Eight)