Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Review

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Right after the heels of reviewing Shantae and the Seven Sirens, I decided to do something that, in hindsight, I should’ve done years ago: replay Pirate’s Curse. For those unaware, Pirate’s Curse is the best Shantae game… at least, everyone says it is (including me). It had been many years since the game firmly entrenched me as a Shantae (and WayForward) fan, so what better way to celebrate Seven Sirens being “pretty good” than by going back to see if it really is the best.

Spoiler: it is. Continue reading “Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Review”

Day Twenty-Seven: Thoroughbreds (MotM 2020)

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Another suggestion made by a friend of mine, Thoroughbreds is actually a film I’ve had my eye on for some time. The stellar ratings, adoration for the two young female leads, and the harrowing premise gives this a “cool” factor that’s somewhat rare, even in the indie scene. This is also the debut directorial work of one Cory Finley; this being the beginning, I’m interested to see the continuation. Continue reading “Day Twenty-Seven: Thoroughbreds (MotM 2020)”

Day Twenty-Four: The Sandlot (MotM 2020)

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Ignorance is bliss. I have been cursed with the knowledge that a large majority of films are problematic in some capacity and now I cannot stop seeing it. Combined with my already far-left leanings, it’s become difficult to ascertain my feelings towards this film, which had made up a large portion of my childhood. Continue reading “Day Twenty-Four: The Sandlot (MotM 2020)”