Review – Love, Death + Robots | Episode 10 : Shape-Shifters

What a disappointing episode. The worse thing is not that the story is relatively simple–as I said with The Dump, there’s nothing wrong with a simple story as long as it’s well-told–it’s that the story demanded a more nuanced way of moving forward. Shape-Shifters revolves around the American military in some Middle Eastern country, fighting […]

Review – Love, Death + Robots | Episode 4 : Suits

Suits is a great episode and if it doesn’t end up ranking among the best I’ll be genuinely shocked. Written by Tim Miller, it’s a love letter to what I imagine are his favorite movies, like Aliens and Starship Troopers. Though what I find most interesting is the animation style–which is very warm and inviting–and […]

Review – Love, Death + Robots | Episode 1: Sonnie’s Edge

Netflix recently launched a new anthology series, Love, Death + Robots, that revolves around–if the first episode is any indication–a dystopian world. In the premiere episode, Sonnie’s Edge, we meet Sonnie, who’s the best beast fighter around. Someone offers her hundreds of thousands of dollars to lose a match, which she refuses. But when you […]

Battle Angel Alita – Official Trailer

The trailer for Robert Rodriguez’s Battle Angel Alita opens with: ‘You told me a story of the way, when the ground shook and the sky burned.’ Which is an interesting choice of words because combined with the visuals it fits pretty well within the Terminator universe which was–disputably–created by James Cameron, who also produced Battle […]