Lessons in Adaptation

Lessons in Adaptation: The Harry Potter Film Series

I love adaptations. I love to see what goes into creating them, how they change their source material, and how they don't. I've hardly made it a secret that my philosophy toward adaptation is that the more changes, the better, but each one has something it can teach us, no matter how it was made.… Continue reading Lessons in Adaptation: The Harry Potter Film Series

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Two, Episode Six (Episode Twenty)

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 Two Episode Six: Father Before the Grave - ***   Part One: Daddy Issues Here we have a turning point in the series that traces all the way back… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Two, Episode Six (Episode Twenty)

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

Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 8 Aesthetics and Style: 6 Creativity: 6 Overall Plot: 5 Subplots: 7 Sum: 32/50 Spoilers: Naturally. Audience Assumptions: Yes.   The Umbrella Academy Season One Episode Eight: I Heard a Rumor - ****   Part One: Please Let Them Get Pulled Over All right, I give; I love this series. I… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode Eight

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

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 Two Episode Five: Death of the Undying - ****   Part One: Just Let Me Do One Synthesis Review, Show! As with many long-running anime series, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Two, Episode Five (Episode Nineteen)

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

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 Two Episode Four: The Arrogant Palm of a Small Human ***   Part One: Deceptive Moral Ambiguity I'm sure no one saw this coming. Following the odd reactions… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Two, Episode Four (Episode Eighteen)

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

Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 8 Aesthetics and Style: 6 Creativity: 6 Overall Plot: 5 Subplots: 7 Sum: 32/50 Spoilers: Yes, obvs. Audience Assumptions: Many. The Umbrella Academy Season One Episode Six: The Day That Wasn't - ****   Part One: There Are No Bad Tools, Only Bad Ways to Use Them I swear I'm… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode Six

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3P Reviews: Game of Thrones, Season Eight, Episode Six

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters: 4 Aesthetics: 7 Creativity: 5 Overall Plot: 7 Subplots: 5 Sum: 28/50   Spoilers: Nope. None at all. Definitely not spoiling any of the series here. Audience Assumptions: I'm just going to hope you're familiar with the series by this point.   Season Eight Episode Six: The Iron Throne - ***  … Continue reading 3P Reviews: Game of Thrones, Season Eight, Episode Six