I suppose this was inevitable. Adventure Time’s lustre was always going to fade for me at some point.
Where Adventure Time: Stakes! succeeded by focusing on the supporting cast, Islands suffers through its inability to offer anything outside the ordinary.
Steven Universe is a good show. It’s an important show. And, unfortunately, those two things don’t always play nicely together.
A consistently excellent show celebrates one of its strongest seasons by exploiting the diverse storytelling enabled by rich world-building.
Steven Universe is more than an expression of identity politics – it’s a damn good show.
Any long-running television show tends to look to its past for inspiration. One of the primary drawcards of serialised TV is characterisation, and what better way to flesh out a character than delve into their past. There’s a tendency for this to go bad – I’m thinking specifically of a second season episode of The…
Ever wonder what might happen if Adventure Time’s Jake and Finn ended up in an Enid Blyton novel? Then Over the Garden Wall is the show – or ten-episode miniseries, if you prefer – for you! That’s a slight over-simplification of what’s going on here. Over the Garden Wall shares with Adventure Time a fondness…