Review | Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 7

BY CANYA SELVA Voice Cast: Josh Keaton, Jeremy Shada, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Tyler Labine *Spoilers Below* Netflix just released Season 7 of Voltron: Legendary Defender, this is the penultimate season of the series so they gave us a full 13 episode run as opposed to the shorter seasons we’ve had previously. Season 7 was a hell of…

Quick Review | The Meg (SPOILER FREE!)

BY CANYA SELVA Director: Jon Turteltaub Starring: Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, Cliff Curtis If you’re like me and have a soft spot for action movies, you will enjoy The Meg. The film is based on a 1997 book, Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror by Steven Alten (yes, it’s based on a book, apparently,…

Advanced Review | Crazy Rich Asians (SPOILER FREE!)

BY CANYA SELVA Director: Jon M. Chu Starring: Henry Golding, Constance Wu, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Nico Santos, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, Michelle Yeoh I’m keeping this review short as the film hasn’t officially been released yet. I will say, Crazy Rich Asians, is the movie that, today, the Western world desperately needed. It’s a Hollywood film that stars an entirely Asian…

Review | Captain Canuck Season One: Aleph (SPOILER FREE)

By Canya Selva Kalman Andrasofszky, Leonard Kirk If you’ve read my article earlier titled Captain Canuck: More Relevant Than Ever, you’re prepared for my impending gushing for Kalman Andrasofszky’s new take on Captain Canuck! But let me preface the fact, that for most people, there are only two famous Canadians in the world of comics:…

Review | Mission Impossible: Fallout (SPOILER FREE!)

By Canya Selva Director: Christopher McQuarrie Starring: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris feat. Angela Bassett and Alec Baldwin Mission Impossible: Fallout is the sixth installment in the successful, two-decade long, action franchise and for me, easily the best film yet in the series! It’s an absolutely thrilling and…

Review | The Prince and the Dressmaker

BY CANYA SELVA Author: Jen Wang If you’re like me a lover of Disney Princess stories, you will love Jen Wang’s graphic novel The Prince and the Dressmaker. It’s a thoroughly modern fairytale that challenges traditional gender roles and the structure of the “princess story” to begin with. For our present time that we see…

Review | Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 6

BY CANYA SELVA Voice Cast: Josh Keaton, Steven Yeun, Jeremy Shada, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Tyler Labine *A Comprehensive Spoiler-Free Review* Only a few months ago I was GUSHING about Season 5 and Voltron as one of Netflix’s biggest winners. 6 seasons in and it still is! We absolutely love this show and so should you! The writing…

Review | Starboy Vol. 1 Issue #1

By Jowy Pangilinan Writers: Abel Tesfaye, La Mar Taylor, and Christos Cage Artist: Eric Nguyen June 13th, 2018 marks the release date of The Weeknd’s STARBOY Vol 1, Issue 1 and as regular comic reader and a hesitant top 40 listener I was kinda like “Well this is new…I guess I’ll give it a go.”…

Review | The Incredibles 2 & Bao

By Canya Selva Bao: A Mini Review! Pixar’s newest short film, Bao, comes from Canadian filmmaker Dimee Shi. She’s a Toronto native and the film is clearly a love story to the experience of Chinese immigrant families living in the city. We love that the film doesn’t try to hide it’s Toronto roots throughout a…

Review | Deadpool 2 (SPOILER FREE!)

By Canya Selva Director: David Leitch Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Zazie Beetz, Brianna Hildebrand I want to begin this review by saying two things: Ryan Reynolds is a Canadian treasure. Ryan Reynolds was born to play Wade Wilson, Deadpool. Now that I shared those sentiments. Deadpool 2 once again takes us on a zany, violent,…