The Wrong Kind Of Faithful

[This column was originally published at Ganriki.org] Here is a conversation I find myself having way too often for my own good. A discussion of anime X comes up, which is itself an adaptation of source material X(1). I cite … Continue reading

Lost in Translation – Looking Back at 2013

Another year has come to an end.  Adaptations show no sign of slowing down.  What did we learn from 2013? The cracks are starting to show in the big blockbuster adaptation.  Several fizzled on release, including the high-profile The Lone … Continue reading

Netflix Is Going to Do Documentaries, Comedy Specials

Sounds like they have plans and are building on their success – and others. I’m not really into “Arrested Development” (funny, but just didn’t get into it) or “House of Cards” (also a lot of talent, but not my thing) … Continue reading