Tag Archives: Futurama

Critical Condition: Disenchantment

Disenchantment | Netflix, from Friday ➢➢ “Disenchantment, Simpsons creator Matt Groening’s new animated fantasy parody for Netflix, uses the same art style that’s been the cartoonist’s trademark his entire career. Sweet, hapless Elfo (Nat Faxon) doesn’t look too far removed from Lisa and Maggie’s beloved Happy Little Elves; an obnoxious prince gets transformed into a […]

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Critical Condition: Final Space

Final Space | Netflix, from Friday ➢➢ “Just who is this show supposed to be for? It’s a good question, as the series, created by Olan Rogers, is a curious mishmash of science fiction tropes and elements familiar to other animated series, like The Simpsons and, more obviously, Futurama. Case in point: the series’ main character, […]

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New to Blu: TV > December 11-17

Two HD series that suffered in SD on Prime — Under the Dome and Downton Abbey — get a 1080p spruce-up this week on Blu-ray. “Under the Dome fares well on Blu-ray. The HD video photography delivers a very clean, accurate image. Daytime exteriors are particularly stunning.” “I was simply delighted by the 5.1 DTS-HD […]

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