Angel Links–First Impressions

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Angel Links surrounds the security firm after whom the anime is named. As a fan of Outlaw Star (see 5 Awesome Anime Series), I decided to check this one out as Angel Links… Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

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Political assassinations are rampant in Europe. Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) suspects that the killings are orchestrated by none other than his greatest adversary Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris). It is up to Holmes… Continue reading

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Departures (2008)

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Cellist Kobayashi Daigo (Motoki Masahiro) had his orchestra dissolve around him, so he returned to his hometown with his wife Mika (Hirosue Ryoko). There, he found a job as a nakanshi, or one… Continue reading

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Political Correctness in American Pop Culture

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In general, political correctness is a pretty touchy area in modern-day America. I will agree that a line of acceptability versus offensiveness is good. But when does political correctness go too far? Let’s… Continue reading

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Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire (2009)

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Precious Jones (Gabourey Sidibe) is 16, illiterate, and pregnant for the second time by her own father. To make matters worse, she is abused physically and verbally by her mother (Mo’nique). Precious’ life… Continue reading

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Rurouni Kenshin: Seisou-hen

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It’s 1893. Kenshin had long past relinquished swordsmanship, allowing Yahiko to inherit the sakabatou. At the request of the Japanese government, Kenshin had gone to the Asian continent to serve in the Sino-Japanese… Continue reading

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Office Space (1999)

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It is layoff season at a software company, and programmer Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston) has come to the realization that he hates his job. He sees a shrink hoping to be able to… Continue reading

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