Luna was the first to introduce me to the realm of Harry Potter. I was sold on the idea of possessing magic and even more excited of the existence of a school for wizards. During middle school I was beginning to lose my sight and had lost interest in reading, so having a book Luna and I enjoyed helped me find a new love for reading. Despite the series being set in a fantasy realm the scenery come from inspirations from London, England.
Every kid that grew up in the 1990s holds some nostalgia for the things they loved during that time. For me it was Saturday morning cartoons. I had just gotten into anime after watching sailor Moon and was intrigued by the idea behind Pokémon. Pokémon featured portal pocket monsters that a trainer could hunt and collect to battle against Pokémon. The series is still running strong with new characters, songs, and challenges for the characters to endure.
Disney has always used their films to teach valuable lessons to their audience. Offering lessons through their movies and television shows. Sofia the First premiered on Disney Junior running for four seasons. Starting in 2012. The series taught young children the characteristics of the Disney princesses and what it takes to become a hero.
Spider-Man is a huge iconic character within the Marvel Universe appearing in numerous Marvel comics and was added to the Marvel’s cinematic universe (MCU) by being introduced in Marvel’s Avengers: Civil War in 2016. Many Spider-Man fans have accepted the third attempt of bringing the character to the big screen after Sam Raimi and Marc Webb adaption of the character.
Many fables have found a home within the creative videos of Walt Disney. One that is known throughout generations is the tale of a wooden puppet becoming a real boy. The tale was created into an animated film by Disney but there has been other artistic creation of the tale. Besides being an animated feature, Pinocchio has been a live-action film, animated film, and adapted from novels.
There are various types of anime in ant genre making it easy to find one to suit any palate. Even with fantasy and paranormal all sub-genres are covered to suit any gender or age group. I was intrigued by the design of Goblin Slayer and decided to give it a try. Featured below are my thoughts after watching episode one of the series.
It’s no surprise that cinemas feature superhero films each year with its growing popularity. DC comics has always kept up with Marvel comics, one of its biggest competitors by producing numerous movies and television shows featuring the characters from their comic books. Currently, Aquaman is in theaters and I have decided to give it a review.
Have you ever watched an anime because you wanted to know more about a character in the show? I watched the first ark of Beyblade after catching a picture of Kai and wanting to know his backstory. The show is based on teams competing in Beyblade battles, which reminds me of a combination between spinning tops and pongs.
What do you think is best, to watch a film based on a book first, or read the source material? I was elated to watch Mortal Engines, a film adapted from the Mortal Engines series written by Henry Keazor. The dystopian fantasy was exquisitely brought to the big screen despite skeptics of the film. Read on to see what I thought of the underestimated film.
Are you looking for a new anthology of craftly, well-written short-stories, than check out And Nobody Lived Happily Ever After by Kate Farrell, a diverse anthology of her work, showcasing her skill as a writer, clearly influenced by grim, gritting storytelling featured in horror and in her other works. I found myself intrigued by the dark themes expressed in the different stories, flawlessly transitioning from one point of view to the next.