Category Archives: Retrospect

In my opinion, 2016 was…

… a pretty underrated year all up … Think about it, it was incredibly promising year Film-wise. We had an amazing film festival line-up that brought us Nocturnal Animals, Moonlight AND Arrival, probably the best alien film I’ve ever watched. … Continue reading

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Has Bleach Really Ended? [Anime/Manga Retrospect]

Bleach is a bit of an anomaly. Although many long running shonen manga like Soul Eater and Blue Exorcist don’t always get picked up for a second season of its anime, not many of them get cancelled over 300 episodes in! Inuyasha … Continue reading

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What genre are the Final Fantasy games?

Each Final Fantasy game falls under various science fantasy sub-genres. The first is steam punk, being the loosest of these (and why I didn’t do a post explaining it) with the simple description of “technology in a past setting, yet … Continue reading

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Perfect Science Fantasy

My favorite game series are the Final Fantasy games,  particularly the later games (VI-XII). The reason for this is that, unlike the earlier games that use mostly classic fantasy aesthetics, they brilliantly utilize science fantasy through each of the bridging … Continue reading

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My Respect for Subtlety

I heard something interesting the other day: that writer’s are illusionists. Like magicians using misdirection, authors and directors are supposed to develop characters with a clear motive. Whatever that motive may be, it can some times be used as misdirection … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower by Stephen King [Fantasy Retrospect]

King is an interesting guy. It’s almost like he’s become so famous a writer that he can put whatever he wants in his stories because he knows it’s going to sell. This freedom gives both high and low points to … Continue reading

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The Problem with Sword Art Online (A Discussion with Silvachief from The Geek Clinic)

I have taken my Sword Art Online Retrospective down after I got into an in-depth discussion with Silvachief from The Geek Clinic. In it he pointed out that many of the problems I mentioned actually made sense in the context of the anime. If … Continue reading

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