Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse was the best movie of 2018 (don’t @ me), and yet it wasn’t nominated, let alone even considered, for Best Picture at the Oscars earlier this year. This is no parts shocking, of course, because in the 91 years that the Academy has been delegating awards, there have only been three instances where an animated movie was nominated for Best Picture: Beauty and the Beast (1991), Up (2009), Toy Story 3 (2010). Let that sink in for a second. Out of the 554 movies nominated for Best Picture over the course of 91 years, a staggering THREE were animated.
I’m the biggest advocate for cartoons that I know, and yet, up until recently, I let my own biases control how I enjoy them. It wasn’t until I watched Avatar: The Last Airbender that I realized I’m just as guilty at trivializing animation. I finally got around to watching Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender a […]
People like to shit on certain anime for their filler episodes, but really, Pokemon was a collection of practically ONLY filler episodes. Rinse, repeat. Nothing significant happened for a good 90-95% of the time.
Hey! Arnold in general has a clove of very interestingly developed characters who are also worth trying to understand. But even with the colourful cast of characters, there’s no denying that Helga is the most complicated one.
NANA is a nice blend of the traditional elements of an anime, and completely going in the opposite direction of what we’ve come so used to.