We’re full speed ahead into 1988 with our first episode of the year. January is our animation month and we begin with an exploration of two very different ends of the anime spectrum: My Neighbor Totoro and AKIRA.
We all had a chance to watch The Last Jedi at least once, so John, Jeff, Pat, and Dennis sat down to talk through our feelings — and there were many — about the newest installment in the Star Wars saga.
In a movie that’s campy in more ways than one, Ernest P. Worrell tries to help a group of misfit boys turn their lives around and save Camp Kikakee from the evil developer Sherman Krader who just wants the land so he can tear it up and mine it. With a little help from the boys, some turtles, and the secret recipe for eggs erroneous, Ernest might just save the day.
When the United States and North Korea threaten nuclear war… oops, sorry… jump back 30 years. When the United States and the Soviet Union threaten nuclear war, it takes a mind-wiped Lois Lane and some random school kid’s letter for Superman to decide to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He gets more than he bargained for, however, when Lex Luthor returns to the scene and has engineered the perfect weapon of mass destruction: Golan-Globus… (Sorry… did it again…) Nuclear Man!