(SPOILER ALERT: This is a full breakdown review for "It Never Rains...") "It Never Rains..." is the seventh episode of Rooster Teeth's mecha anime web series, gen:LOCK, released on March 2nd, and lasts twenty-four and a half minutes. This is, simple to say, a slow-paced transition episode, but there are many terrific moments, including the … Continue reading My 2 Cents on gen:LOCK – Episode 7, “It Never Rains…”
A girl with an amazing novel in her hands and her best friend who pushes and pushes to get it out there — even when the publication process gets glossed over at times, the signatures of memorable characters, snappy dialogue, and sincere story/character arcs from Andrew Clements' other books (Frindle, Lunch Money) are clearly present … Continue reading My 2 Cents on The School Story
(SPOILER ALERT: This is a full breakdown review for "The Only Me I Know") "The Only Me I Know" is the sixth episode of Rooster Teeth's mecha anime web series, gen:LOCK, released on February 23rd, and is twenty-five and a half minutes long. Simple to say, this episode is thrilling from start to finish with … Continue reading My 2 Cents on gen:LOCK – Episode 6, “The Only Me I Know”
This is an enthralling entry with a focus on character development for a traumatized gen:LOCK recruit, the gen:LOCK process itself, and a battle with an increasingly enigmatic Union mech.
This is the best episode so far, packing in everything that I wanted to see with the enthralling team dynamic, a focus on Valentina's gender-fluidity, and mecha action that starts out entertaining before it takes a sharp left turn into suspense.
The origin of the first major female hero in a comic book, polyamory, feminism, BDSM, even the invention of the lie detector — Professor Marston and The Wonder Women packs in all this and more, spreading itself thin half the time but nonetheless succeeding as a biopic as powerful and receptive as its trio of lead actors.
Sidney lumbered up a road to another city square before she staggered to her knees. In turn Wyatt slumped out of her arms and thumped onto the plinth of a soldier statue. "Comrades!" Corbin exclaimed from down the road, running ahead of the others. "What's hampering the two of you?" They slowed down within ten … Continue reading Project Super Nex, Chapter Twenty-Three, “Fuchsia Light” – 2nd revision
Black Panther is a vigorous testament to black power and a revolutionary breakthrough that will leave its mark on the film industry for decades to come. Oh yes, and it's a stupendous entry in the MCU. Following the tragic death of his father, T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman, Marshall, 42) succeeds him as the next Black Panther … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Black Panther
This is a conflictive episode for me, since it strengthens the team dynamic of the characters on one hand and presents a tiresome love triangle on the other.
Telling the truth of Julian Chase's apparent death and the gen:LOCK program, focusing on his estranged relationship with his former girlfriend, widening the cast with a motley team of recruits, boosting the action with a Union spy — this episode advances the web series forward in spite of a few dubious plot devices.