Tag: 2004

Underrated Masterpieces: Catwoman

Underrated Masterpieces: Catwoman

A lot of people have a right to despise Catwoman (2004) but they should not despise the original take brought by Halle Berry. Patience Phillips (Halle Berry) was given cat-like abilities including having nine lives as a Catwoman. The concept of being a Catwoman is actually very original, even though there were very few references … Continue reading Underrated Masterpieces: Catwoman

Timeless Classics: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Timeless Classics: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

A 2004 film adaptation of the iconic 1999 book, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) brings viewers to Harry Potter's third year at Hogwarts. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) saw a sign about a man named Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) who was sent to the prison Azkaban, home to the Dementors. Harry uses his allies … Continue reading Timeless Classics: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Terrific Television: Invader ZIM

Terrific Television: Invader ZIM

Invader ZIM (2001-2002, 2004) was short-lived yet gained a sizable following that felt like it was a popular cartoon. It was cancelled because of the high budget, unclear demographics thanks to Jhonen Vasquez' morbid writing style despite censorship and moral ambiguity. It is about Zim (Richard Steven Horvitz) who became notorious for nearly destroying his … Continue reading Terrific Television: Invader ZIM

Silent Shows: Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi

Silent Shows: Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi

Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (2004-2006) is those one of a kind television shows that was shown with minimal publicity. It is loosely based on a Japanese band called Puffy and have the actual singers in the beginning and end of nearly every episode. Ami (Janice Kawaye) and Yumi (Grey DeLisle) are two Japanese women who … Continue reading Silent Shows: Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi

Button Mashers: Metroid Prime 2 Echoes

Button Mashers: Metroid Prime 2 Echoes

After the success of Metroid Prime (2002), Nintendo decided to take the sequel to a literal and figurative dark turn with Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (2004) for the GameCube. Samus Aran crash-landed on the planet Aether, which had two dimensions. One ruled by the gentle Luminoth and one ruled by the intense Ing. She has … Continue reading Button Mashers: Metroid Prime 2 Echoes