Oct 212014
 

Hey, y’all! This week, I’m reviewing a new duo that made its first appearance on K-pop Star Three. ALMENG, who made it to the top four but didn’t win, was signed by YNB Entertainment (who doesn’t even have their own wikipedia page). ALMENG is made up of Lee Haeyong and Choi Rin, and their music seems to have a rap feel to it, from this one song, at least. Let’s take a look at their debut song, Phone in Love.

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Oct 212014
 

Over the past few weeks, I’ve talked about how Gotham has been trying to find its tone- the mixed results. The Balloonman introduced a bit more of the comic book feel to the show and while parts of it worked, it clashed with the preceding episodes. By comparison, Arkham tried for a more serious feel that made for an interesting overall story, but characterization varied wildly as a result.

With Viper, the show seems to be trying to set a balance between those two styles. There are definitely some elements that seem more at home in the comics – most notably with regards to the titular drug – but we’re also seeing build on the long game storyline it set up last week.

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Oct 202014
 

Sorry for the delay on last Friday’s Reruns From the Crypt. Had some personal matters intervene.

Rest assured, we’ll be back on track by this Friday, in the meantime, I give you this week’s belated entry.

One problem I had in starting this year’s project- where do you go after you discuss a series helmed by David Lynch, one of the most well known of the “strange” directors. After hunting around, the answer was clear: find another show overseen by a famous/infamous filmmaker. Luckily for me, this brought my attention to Lars von Trier’s The Kingdom.

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Oct 202014
 

Hey, Kaushik here for another week of Mecha Monday. This week I’ll be covering one of the other mecha series this season, this one considerably more under-the-radar than the previously covered Reconguista in G. It’s Cross Ange, Sunrise’s third mecha series for the season. Unlike Sunrise’s other 2 shows though, this is a totally original IP, so there aren’t really many expectations for it going in. That can be a good thing for some series, but for this show I really wish I knew what I was getting into before watching it.

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