When I think about all the samurai-themed anime shows and movies that I’ve watched over the years, I realize that I’ve probably watched more than the number of fingers I can count with my hands. Going into Shigurui, I was expecting something action-oriented with occasional moments of levity since that is usually what I’ve received from […]Read more "Inkling Anime Review: Shigurui"
Whenever I think of short stories, I have a bad habit of expecting a story that’s pretty light and relaxing on the mind. Something that I can quickly pick up and mentally absorb in one go. But damn… I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison was quite bleak and oppressively chilling. This isn’t necessarily a review of […]Read more "Thoughts on… I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream"
One of the fears that probably a lot of people have when thinking about parenthood may be whether or not they are truly ready to raise a child. I’d imagine that a lot of personal sacrifices and lifestyle changes would have to be made, especially on the mother’s side. Another deep-rooted concern is thinking about how they’re kid may […]Read more "Inkling Movie Review: We Need to Talk About Kevin"
As I reached the end of my first playthrough, Route A, about 20 or so hours in, I erroneously came away with the assumption that my journey was at it’s end. If I had ignored the ending credits and decided to end my time with this game at that point, I honestly would’ve considered this game to […]Read more "Inkling Video Game Review: NieR: Automata"
When the anime adaptation for Attack on Titan came out back in 2013, it brought the relatively niche genre to new heights with regards to popularity and worldwide viewership. Their have been plenty of landmark anime shows that have aired before this one, but I don’t think their has been one that as amassed the rabid following and […]Read more "Inkling Anime Review: Attack on Titan (Season 2)"
[Rec] (directed by Jaume Balaguero and Paco Plaza) is a movie that grabs you with a scintillating introduction- a quarantine effort is set into action for a single building in order to stop a potential zombie pandemic from wreaking havoc on all of mankind. In addition, the entire film is shot in a found footage approach […]Read more "Inkling Movie Review : [Rec]"
If you indulge yourself in Anime, J-Pop, or Japanese cinema, chances are you’re bound see something that will simultaneously leave you in a state of fascination and disbelief. Some examples might include, “traps” (male characters who dress and look like cute women), Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s mind-tripping music videos, and creepy apparitions that emerge from your TV screen (Ring). But […]Read more "Inkling Movie Review: House"