All flaws aside, there’s no denying that this anime series is visually stunning.
A screen legend is back, a musical match made in R’lyeh, more ’80s nostalgia, and the return of the Warner Brothers and their sister.
Coming soon: Scorsese gangsters, Will Smith and aliens, cyberpunk, Audrey Tautou, Mel Brooks and the Old West, and gritty space opera.
Heart-breaking music about death; dreamy electronica from shoegaze giants; inspired ’80s pop; plaintive, old-timey folk/country; and goofy country-punk.
A brilliant modern fantasy that weaves in various genre tropes without ever feeling like a mere fantasy novel.
Nunchaku lightsabers kick ass; the controversial Star Wars climax goes vintage; and reviews of a reality-hopping family drama and a psychic-powered modern fantasy.
On its surface, Black Science feels like an homage to classic and pulp sci-fi.
These are albums that I tend to gravitate towards once the skies turn grey, the mercury drops, and the snow begins to fall.
Also: The downside of algorithms, movie gun violence, John Williams, enjoying art by sexual predators, and diversity and movie criticism.
An impressive debut that feels both nostalgic and original; exquisitely composed dreampop; and super funky future funk.
The film’s mind-blowing action sequences are ultimately undermined by a convoluted plot and characters you don’t care about.
More orc cop action is heading our way, G.I. Joe comics move beyond mere nostalgia, and crazy kaiju action comes to Netflix.
It’s a shame that a vehicle so cool never figured more prominently in the G.I. Joe mythos.
A show like Dark practically demands that its viewers come up with their own pet theories… so here are some of mine.
This mix is a collection of songs that helped me get through the year — that encouraged, uplifted, challenged, and yes, moved me.