What a coincidence! I, too, have been revisiting at least the Wraith Squadron books from my youth. They’re holding up nicely so far, and the Rogue and Wraith books are easily a foundational part of my love of Star Wars. Such a simple concept done so well. Here’s hoping this new Disney movie can recapture the magic!
I finally finished Star Trek Enterprise (I started getting interested in Star Trek as an adult the fall after it was cancelled, so I missed it when it aired), and started rewatching Discovery since I’m attempting a chronological watch-through of all Star Trek. Once I’m done I’ll watch the last Star Trek series, the… Read more
Space magic and glow sticks?
My wife started watching Lost for the first time this year and immediately got sucked in. It was one of my favorite shows ever (I still defend “The End” as being fantastic except for maybe the last 10 minutes), so it’s been a joy to see how she has fallen in love with it too.
I rewatched all of Buffy and Angel for the first time in over a decade and was pleasantly surprised by how well it all held up, as well as how my opinions of it had changed (Season 4 of Buffy isn’t as bad as I remembered, Season 5 is worse, Season 3 might actually be fractionally better than season 2 after all, and… Read more
Hey, Tom wrote for What We Do In The Shadows, so it’s totally genre-adjacent.
Two of the biggest fucking JRPG in years coming out within weeks of the first lockdown has been wonderful. Persona 5 Royal likely the best update ever to an already good (if overrated) video game plus Final Fantasy VII Remake that lives up to all my expectations and then blows them away at the ending by the sheer… Read more
The Castle of Cagliostro is an amazing piece of cinema. Note I didn’t say “anime” because it can be enjoyed by just about anyone. The name Lupin III was forced on them because the character is based on the French gentleman thief character, Arséne Lupin, which was still under copyright even though the first stories… Read more
I cannot stop recommending this to everyone. If you loved Castle of Cagliostro and are somewhat wary if CGI is a good medium for anime, this will definitely sell it to you.