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Month: December 2015

The Bored Critic Reviews: Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Posted on December 23, 2015  in The Bored Critic

Star_Wars_Episode_VII_The_Force_AwakensThe Bored Critic:

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Summary:

The continuation of the legendary Star Wars series, The Force Awakens focuses on a new cast of characters trying to deal with the disappearance of a hero and a dangerous new organization devoted to conquering the galaxy. This (predominately) spoiler-free review intends to find out if the movie is a suitable successor to a franchise that has had many ups and downs over the years.

 

For a spoiler heavy discussion on the movie, follow this link to my long ranting blog post on the movie. But be warned, there is much anger in this one:

Actual link coming to a galaxy near you ASAP. In the meantime, enjoy Star Wars cuteness.

 

 

To watch or not to watch:

If you’re a Star Wars fan then this should be a simple answer. For the rest of you, it’s an exciting, non-stop, blockbuster action movie that is likely to be greatly enjoyed.

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Month: December 2015

Manga Watch Reviews: The Heroic Legend of Arslan V.1

Posted on December 1, 2015  in Manga Watch

Arslan V.1Manga Watch:

The Heroic Legend of Arslan V.1

Summary:

The second manga adaptation of Yoshiki Tanaka’s long-running book series; The Heroic Legend of Arslan is set in a fictional version of Persia and follows the young prince, Arslan as he makes his way into his first battle at just 14, only to lose everything. He must then begin his journey to regain his kingdom. A long running series that began in 1986, this new manga adaptation is brought to us by the well-known Hiromu Arakawa; the person behind Fullmetal Alchemist.

 

To Read or Not to Read:

Read if the premise interests you.

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