‘Transformers: War for Cybertron Arc 2: Earthrise’ Review

Rooster Teeth Studios, Polygon Pictures, and Allspark Animation continues ‘Transformers: War for Cybertron’ with their second arc “Earthrise,” taking a deep dive into the Transformers’ past. Following arc 1, Autobot commanders Elita-One (Linsay Rousseau) and Jetfire (Keith Silverstein) are leading a resistance against Decepticon leader Megatron (Jason Marnocha), whom they discover is allowing scientist Shockwave…

‘Toradora!’ Anime Series Review

‘Toradora!’ is a high school “slice of life” romantic comedy anime that ran from 2008 to 2009. The show was created by J.C.Staff, running on TV Tokyo and dubbed by NIS America. It based on the manga by Yuyuko Takemiya. This review is based on the dub. Ryuji Takasu (Erik Scott Kimerer) is a high…

HBO’s Perry Mason Season One Review

HBO’s ‘Perry Mason‘ is a reboot of the classic courtroom drama television series from CBS. Team Downey turns the story into a 1932 period drama that explores a possible origin for the Los Angeles attorney. This is your spoiler warning. Perry Mason (Matthew Rhys) is a private investigator working for LA attorney Elias Birchard “E.B.”…

DEWAR: The Devil We Know On Screen

Contemporary entertainment depictions of the devil tend to repeat the same mistake of cheapening how evil the character manifests. Most often character development becomes campy rendering the story sci-fi in nature, but the story grows philosophically inconsistent. The writers end up rewriting religiously inspired canon in a way that idealizes ‘evil’ and depreciates ‘good.’ There…