Aniplex basically replicates the Japanese model of disk sales. Relying on whales to make a profit by buying over priced disks. It’s the exact opposite of what most North American distributors do that push out two SKUS a smaller moderately priced set and a higher priced limited edition. Read more
This is one of the weirdest aspects of the story for me, that after all that happened in the previous sections with Ellie having almost lost everything in Seattle and it now being quite a substantial amount of time later (I’m guessing a year or more) with her life actually going on track again despite still suffering… Read more
Keep it going. Don’t let the momentum die out. Now is the time to come forward to say something even if you don’t have much to say except that you want to show solidarity. That matters. That adds to the volume. The threat of extra judicial execution is one many fear. Nobody should have to go through that. We have… Read more
I don’t hate Eli Roth, but he’s never done anything that made me pay any real attention to him as a filmmaker. He’s not necessarily bad at what he does, but what he does generally aren’t the kinds of things I enjoy.
I love Cate Blanchett, because who doesn’t, and watching her ham it up and have a ton of fun in a role… Read more
There’s so many younger players who just take it all for granted and speed through the game, But I love Shirley’s pure enjoyment of the game. Her innocence and wonder she brings to it. She takes her time and carefully explores the world. She’s very mindful what she grabs and what it’s worth.
This is a MAJOR blow to small businesses that operate booths and events at GenCon. It’s a big f’ing deal for them year after year and they’re already feeling the money fire that this year has been. I’ve worked in the past for the guy that runs Magic the Gathering events there... I haven’t talked to him regarding this… Read more
short version: if everybody on one team can communicate without fear of being harassed (and therefore without the need to mute voice comms or whatever), they’re probably going to be more coordinated than a team with one or more members who can’t just easily use chat. even beyond the harassment issue, if you’re looking… Read more