#51 – Rooster Teeth’s RWBY Volume 1 | Created by Monty Oum (with Jackson Leight)

Tune in as Jackson Leight (creator of the satirical RWBY news website https://bumbleby.com) teams up with Arthur to dissect Volume 1 of RWBY, the American anime web series that online entertainment company Rooster Teeth premiered in 2013. RWBY has been lasting for eight seasons so far, and now 2CC (which already dropped a brief episode on … Continue reading #51 – Rooster Teeth’s RWBY Volume 1 | Created by Monty Oum (with Jackson Leight)

My 2 Cents on Free Guy

What’s new, everyone? On February 23, Disney+ (courtesy of 20th Century Studios being absorbed into the Disney Machine) started streaming Free Guy, the 2021 action-adventure comedy starring Ryan Reynolds as Guy, the eponymous bank teller who lives out his naïve and happy-go-lucky life in a ridiculously violent—and yet oddly bloodless—city where it’s an everyday occurrence for … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Free Guy

2 Cents Critic Podcast – Disney+’s What If…?

Tune in for Arthur’s two cents on What If…?, the Disney+ nine-episode animated anthology series that takes the various characters and events we’ve followed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and shows us the divergent paths they head down throughout the parallel realities of the multiverse. In addition, Arthur declares that T’Challa and Chadwick Boseman are … Continue reading 2 Cents Critic Podcast – Disney+’s What If…?

My 2 Cents on Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

What’s new, everyone? The last time that the Marvel Cinematic Universe released a movie starring an all-new superhero was 2019’s Captain Marvel. Now we’ve got Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which debuts another superhero in the form of Shaun/Shang-Chi himself (Simu Liu, Netflix’s Kim’s Convenience). Starting out as a San Francisco parking valet, he ends … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

My 2 Cents on The Block by Ben Oliver

What’s new, folks? Last year I read The Loop, a YA dystopian novel by debut author Ben Oliver that kicked off in the future on first-person narrator Luka Kane’s sixteenth birthday. But he couldn’t really enjoy himself while behind bars in the Loop, a death-row prison that the World Government used to run experiments on and … Continue reading My 2 Cents on The Block by Ben Oliver

My 2 Cents on Black Widow

What’s new, folks? For seven films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Scarlett Johansson has played Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, the Russian superspy who defected to S.H.I.E.L.D. and became a founding member of the superhero team known as the Avengers. However, none of those MCU entries featured her as the lead. Only until after she (spoilers) sacrificed … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Black Widow

My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 8—Chapter 9, “Witch”

(SPOILER ALERT: This is a full episode breakdown of “Witch”) What’s new, readers? Let’s get right into RWBY, the fantasy anime-style web series from Rooster Teeth Animation. Chapter 9 of Volume 8, “Witch,” was released on Rooster Teeth FIRST on February 13, directed by Paula Decanini and written by Eddy Rivas. We open with the camera … Continue reading My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 8—Chapter 9, “Witch”

My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 8—Chapter 8, “Dark”

(SPOILER ALERT: This is a full breakdown review for “Dark”) What’s new, readers? Let’s get right into RWBY, the fantasy anime-style web series from Rooster Teeth Animation. The midseason hiatus concluded with Chapter 8 of Volume 8, “Dark,” being released on Rooster Teeth FIRST on February 6. Directed by Dustin Matthews and written by Miles Luna, … Continue reading My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 8—Chapter 8, “Dark”