I'll forgo the "this has been coming" talk, because we all know experts have been saying it for years. The point is, I know I don't really know many of you out there, but I'm happy to say that I've thought about it, and it doesn't really matter whether I know you or not. If there's a silver lining in any of this, it's that an implacable foe like COVID-19 makes all the other niggling problems seem a little less niggling.
Good luck everybody.
So yeah, just finished watching Primal, by Genndy Tartokovsky, alternately that guy whose name I could never pronounce when I was younger, and I have to say that I am simultaneously delighted, and disappointed.
Cover delighted by basically the first 98% of the entire show. I don't think that there was one thing in that show that I could find any objective fault with before the very end. The show garnered some attention and praise for its signature use of storytelling without any form of speech, and the familiar Tartokovsky use of slow movements during action scenes. The relationship between Spear (the human) and Fang (the dinosaur) is a fami
So before I begin, no, this won't be a review of the movie in general, just basically me enumerating my surprise at how good it was in its overall message. Don't get me wrong, I loved the first one. One of my favourite Disney movies of all time. But as I've grown older I've found myself becoming ever warier of sequels to anything.
That being said, spoilers ahead.
Whilst the first movie fixated on the struggle to break out of assigned roles, with a clear villain with a clear motive, the second movie doesn't follow this mold, and I'm thrilled that it didn't. There's no villain to really speak of in the context of an ultimate antagonist direct