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Our Favorite Things: Werewolf Transformations

Our Favorite Things: Werewolf Transformations

Whether you’re Team Vampire or Team Werewolf, you have to admit: on-screen werewolf transformations can make or break a scene. And because writers feel free to cherry-pick from werewolf mythology to their heart’s content, these transformations can look and feel [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Rey of Sunshine

Our Favorite Things: Rey of Sunshine

My expectations for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens were ridiculously high even though I tried to keep them low. I love Star Wars, and knowing some of J.J. Abrams’ work made me feel that at last the franchise [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Freaks and Geeks

Our Favorite Things: Freaks and Geeks

It’s a crime that Freaks and Geeks only got one season. Freaks and Geeks captures so many of the nuances of high school life that other shows tend to gloss over, and just thinking about certain scenes makes me emotional as I remember the [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Battle Royale

Our Favorite Things: Battle Royale

My introduction to Japanese entertainment was during eighth grade, when I accidentally stumbled on the Inuyasha manga while looking at Teen Titans comics, and by the time I hit high school, I was practically a full-blown otaku.  During my sophomore year [...]

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Our Favorite (Problematic) Things

Our Favorite (Problematic) Things

There are a ton of things we love!  But some of them are pretty problematic... Modern Family Modern Family is perhaps one of the best comedies on TV right now. The show has consistently made a point out of presenting relevant social [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Pokemon

Our Favorite Things: Pokemon

I held my Gameboy Color tight that Christmas, flipping the switch to that yellow cartridge that led me into the world of Pokemon. Hours passed and I finally saved my game. PLAY TIME: 3:47. That couldn’t be three hours and [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Mass Effect

Our Favorite Things: Mass Effect

The Mass Effect series has kept me hooked for going on four years now. There's a number of reasons for this, like the engaging plot or the nearly unlimited player freedom, but what really keeps me coming back is how [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Moms

Our Favorite Things: Moms

Kyoko Honda, Fruits Basket Not only are good mothers in anime scarce, but most of the good ones are usually dead by the time the story begins. Kyoko is not an exception in that case, but the difference is that, while she [...]

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