Like the Wu-Tang Clan, Neo-Noir is For the Children

There goes your childhood, because Who Framed Roger Rabbit is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring M.O.M., the Mistress of Malapropisms.

Review in a Nutshell: A genuine oddity, Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a seamless mixture of live-action and animation in service to a Neo-Noir plot featuring conspiracy, blackmail, adultery, and gruesome, gruesome murder…all in a film ostensibly aimed at children. Seriously, folks, who was this movie for?

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GME! Anime Fun Time Episode #18 – Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine and Jigen’s Gravestone

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The latest GME! Anime Fun Time is a double-feature in which Tom, Violence Jill, and I explore the 2012 TV series Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (directed by Sayo Yamamoto) and the 2014 short theatrical film Lupin the Third: Jigen’s Gravestone (directed by Takeshi Koike).

Topics of discussion include feminism, the influence of Gothic Romantic literature, how Lupin means different things to different people, and Tom and Jill’s inherent revulsion to moe anime involving school idols and alpaca. CLICK HERE or on the Bluray covers above to download the show.

Karate Invasion! Fly, Two Horns, Fly!

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Monitor your processor run times, because Appleseed: Alpha is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the Bluray cover or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Dave and Joel from Fast Karate for the Gentleman.

Review in a Nutshell: Appleseed: Alpha has excellent visual design and some good character moments, but a weak antagonist, a derivative plot, and far too little action. Still, it has cyborgs driving things, so A+ / 5 Stars / Would Buy from Again.

Final Thought:

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Oh, Two Horns. You so crazy.

All About that Robot Booty.

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Hold onto your (robot) butts, because Starchaser: The Legend of Orin is (probably not) the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the inexplicable movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring guest host Oli Bulmer.

Review in a Nutshell: Starchaser is an oddity. A 3D film with rotoscoped animation, Starchaser is also a blatant Star Wars knockoff filled with weird religious symbolism and uncomfortable subtext. Watch it at your peril.

Bonus Content: Pony Gotterdammerung

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One moment we’re saving the kingdom, the next moment we’re the sports ball coach. It’s time for some more bonus content, as we dive deep into the show-in-transition that is My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Season 3.

Guest hosts include Thomas Pandich, Neil Nadelman, and Kara Dennison. CLICK HERE or on the image above to download our review of the show:

Review in a Nutshell: Discussion includes an uber-nerdy argument about free will vs predetermination, the nature of heroes, speculation about where the show is going, reflections on where the show has been, opinions about the visibility of the fanbase, and numerous other topics.

Bonus Content: Four-Person Pony Armageddon

We’re being sent back to Magic Kindergarten to take a look at My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Season 2.

Guest hosts include Clarissa and Gerald from AnimeWorldOrder and celebrity translator Neil Nadelman.  CLICK HERE or on the image above to download our review of the show.

Review in a Nutshell:  We didn’t go as deep or as esoteric this time around, but we did manage to mention the concept of the Doppelganger, Derpy-gate, the highs and lows of the fandom, and why we think the show has managed to remain fresh despite the loss of certain key talents.

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Hold onto your broadswords, because Fire and Ice is (probably not) the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Gerald “Badonkadonk” Rathkolb of AnimeWorldOrder.

Review in a Nutshell:  With an uninspiring storyline and an odd visual aesthetic, Fire and Ice skates by on the strengths of Frank Frazetta’s design.  Be warned:  negative stereotypes and gratuitous booty abound.