The Basis of Boba Fett: Part 2by Noah Thompson A few weeks ago, we saw the conclusion to season one of The Book of Boba Fett, a series that explores the return of the bounty hunter that fans have been wishing to see for decades. After his (now retconned) demise in Return of the Jedi, Boba, no longer just a side character, now has his … Continue reading The Basis of Boba Fett: Part 2
The Basis of Boba Fett: Part 1by Noah Thompson The Book of Boba Fett is the latest and highly anticipated addition to the Star Wars franchise and the massive Disney+ lineup. As much as fans have been wanting to see the return of the bounty hunter, this show certainly delivers some amazing scenes enriched by the storytelling of its creators—but is it the return fans … Continue reading The Basis of Boba Fett: Part 1
DUNE and Critical Analysis of Modern Mediaby Jack Sellers Not too long ago, I saw an article using the 2021 adaptation of Frank Herbet’s massively influential science fiction novel Dune to discuss how overanalyzing media has overrun popular culture. The long and short of the article was that movies are supposed to be entertainment, and looking for connections to the real world and themes within … Continue reading DUNE and Critical Analysis of Modern Media
Does Live-Action Anime Work?by Noah Thompson There have been many live-action adaptations of anime and cartoon series that have greatly disrupted the fans over the years. Ranging from “Dragonball Evolution-horrific” to “Alita: Battle Angel-acceptable”, these live-action adaptations rarely unite fans in the same way the source material does. Every once in a while, someone in Hollywood attempts to recreate a series with a much larger … Continue reading Does Live-Action Anime Work?
The Means, Part 6: Factory Farmingby Bobby Dillon There’s something bizarre that happens in my brain when I go to the grocery store, or the restaurant. I see the burger sitting there, or I look at the eighty-eight-cent pork chops and all my knowledge about our corporate agricultural system just fades away. I know the human cost of these tasty treats. I know what they … Continue reading The Means, Part 6: Factory Farming