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The 12 Masks of Halloween: #1 Slimer head

There’s a little ritual Geek Native likes to perform in the run up to Halloween. It’s called The 12 Masks of Halloween and simply showcases a mask a day as we get closer to the night of screams. Sunday the 19th means 12 days takes us up to the 30th and the 31st is the […]

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Walking Dead pancakes

Pancakes for the apocalypse. Pancakes for your zombie friends. Oh, okay, I suspect these are pancakes that will forever remain beyond my ability. Not only are these pancakes perfectly shaped but they use different measures of pancake batter in order to get colour and effect.

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Dem feels: A review of Giovanni’s Island

I was able to watch Mizuho Nishikubo’s Giovanni’s Island in a cinema during an anime film festival. I could hear people in the row behind me sniffing and sobbing quietly towards the end. We call that effect ‘dem feels’ in anime fandom. There’s plenty of anime fans who’ll appreciate a good ‘dem feels’ story. The […]

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Real enough for you? A review of Appleseed Alpha

I think the Appleseed series is underrated. It’s always been great fun and always pushed ahead to explore with what animation can do. Appleseed Alpha is no exception. At times, for the scenery, I actually wondered whether it was a photo still that had been animated over the top of. The animation quality in Appleseed […]