Monthly Archive: July, 2013

The Wolverine (2013)

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After having seen the Christopher Nolan-scribed Man of Steel, I was convinced Hollywood had officially run out of ideas for the new wave of superhero movies we have been seeing since Batman Begins.… Continue reading

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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)

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Let’s face it: Batman is still one of the most popular superheroes, and with good reason. He’s dark, and he’s human. In 1993, Warner Brothers released Mask of the Phantasm, its first Batman… Continue reading

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Nodame Cantabile

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Gyabo! After the very lackluster Deadman Wonderland that I saw earlier this year, I was hesitant to start a new anime series because I was afraid of being equally disappointed. However, I decided… Continue reading

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A Public Service Announcement from The Pop Culture Historian

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Now we do something a little different, and it will start with a really stupid story. I recently got my hands on a Lenovo laptop. One (of a few) problem I found with… Continue reading

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Eat You Up

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I had a recent rant on how popular culture is generally on a spiral toward shallowness, and I did talk about the rise of popularity of Korean pop around the world, including Japan… Continue reading

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Heart Station

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I decided to get my hands on Utada Hikaru’s Heart Station having heard her amazing Ultra Blue. What I found most surprising is how much Utada’s style had evolved in the two years… Continue reading

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Pacific Rim (2013)

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As I have probably made abundantly clear on this blog, I am an anime otaku who is also a recent graduate of Cornell University’s mechanical engineering program with a minor in East Asia… Continue reading

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