3P Reviews, Anime and Manga, Fullmetal Alchemist

3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Five, Episode Thirteen (Episode Sixty-Three)

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Season Five Episode Thirteen: The Other Side of the Gateway - **   Spoilers: Yes. Audience Assumptions: None   Part One: What We've Learned You'd think that after sixty-some reviews, I'd know how to talk about this series, but alas, it would seem some things are beyond the scope of human ken. Greed… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Five, Episode Thirteen (Episode Sixty-Three)

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It’s All Over Now – Bojack Horseman, Season Six

The first few episodes of this, the final season of beloved cartoon Bojack Horseman, aired late last year. I’ve waited to cover the series until now mainly because I wanted to review the entire season at once and the second half of the season didn't come out until later. However, I would be lying if… Continue reading It’s All Over Now – Bojack Horseman, Season Six

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

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Season Five Episode Eleven: He Who Would Swallow God - *   Spoilers: Yes. Audience Assumptions: None   Part One: Reversals Woof. Here we go. So after the previous episode impressing me more than I thought it would, the show comes crashing right back down with a whole load of nonsense. Lovely. Again,… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Five, Episode Eleven (Episode Sixty-One)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Five, Episode Ten (Episode Sixty)

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Season Five Episode Ten: Eye of Heaven, Gateway of Earth - ***   Spoilers: Yes. Audience Assumptions: None   Part One: The World Shall Taste My Eggs Well. That was an adventure. All right, there's a lot to unpack here. First things first, the big purple fella what ate one of our protagonists… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Five, Episode Ten (Episode Sixty)

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

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Season Five Episode Nine: Lost Light - **   Spoilers: Yes. Audience Assumptions: None   Part One: Lies When we last left our heroes, Hawkeye's throat had been slit and she was being held against Mustang to force him to commit human transmutation. The previous episode ended with him breaking and saying, "All… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Five, Episode Nine (Episode Fifty-Nine)

3P Reviews, Superheroes

Splash – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Some things need no introduction.   3P Reviews Series: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse   Spoilers: Yes. I also talk a lot about the Sam Rami Spider-Man movies for some reason. Audience Assumptions: None   Part One: Arachnophoria This is the best superhero movie ever made. I try to avoid definitive hyperbole, but I’ve run through… Continue reading Splash – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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

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 Four: Signs of a Counter Offensive - ***   Part One: Alphonse Becomes a Metaphor As we move closer to the ending of the series… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Four, Episode Four (Episode Forty-Two)

3P Reviews, Video Games

Seep – Gris

Animation is one of those mercurial arts that, unless you have tried your hand at it, it seems simultaneously so easy and also impossible. Draw pictures in a way that simulates movement? What magic is this? To animate requires a thorough understanding of not only how an object looks, but how it always looks, how… Continue reading Seep – Gris

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I Was Promised a Book About Meteorology – Cloud Atlas

Every year or so for the past few years, we've gotten at least one major cerebral sci-fi film that weaves effects and story beautifully within the format. This is not one of those, not really, but you'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise. On its surface, Cloud Atlas looks like either a heady space opera or… Continue reading I Was Promised a Book About Meteorology – Cloud Atlas

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3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode Nine

Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 8 Aesthetics and Style: 6 Creativity: 6 Overall Plot: 5 Subplots: 7 Sum: 32/50 Spoilers: Only the best. Audience Assumptions: Read the first review to get the most out of it.   The Umbrella Academy Season One Episode Nine: Changes - *****   Part One: TELEPORTING. MARGARITA. BOI. Finally, we… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode Nine