Netflix: Transformers: Dark of the Moon

It’s hard to come into the Transformers movies without an opinion anymore.  It’s a film series that has much publically emphasized constant action over any discernible story.  This is never more apparent in Transformers: Dark of the Moon.  Robots duel. Soldiers run around shooting at things.  Shia LaBeof is made to look like a fool […]

Erica Friedman on Digital Media

Erica Freidman, of Yuri blog ‘Ozaku‘ (and, for those of us older folk: anime fanfiction in the 1990‘s) fame, posted an incredible article on the move from physical media to digital media.  It is in the context of the currently floundering move from paper manga to digital manga, but she broadens the discussion to become […]

VOD: Downton Abbey (Series 1 & 2)

Review: I’ve reviewed British dramas before, notably Life on Mars and Doctor Who, who have always worn their Britishness casually.  They’re set in contemporary Britain, but the stories they told could have been set in almost any location.  Downton Abbey, however, is a story of a British Earl’s estate and the lives of the people […]