So the impromptu Alias marathon is going along way faster than I expected it to, and last night I watched the season 2 premiere, The Enemy Walks In.
The enemy being, of course, one Irina Derevko.
So this seems like a good time to pause and post about something I’ve been thinking about since I rewatched episode 11, The Confession, in which Sydney first learns the truth about her mother. And basically what I’ve been thinking is more than any single other element, more than even Sydney herself, it’s Irina that truly defined Alias.
In case there was any doubt that Kuya was the “ensemble darkhorse” of Indigo no Yoru… there’s now going to be El Dorado no Yoru. All about guess whom. So there’d been talk on Tokuyama Hidenori’s blog of a “Kuya revival” and that more details would be forthcoming. Well, the details came. They’re calling it […]
I really meant to make a more in-depth post about this, but the past week has been really hectic. In any case, Keitai Sousakan 7 is a tokusatsu series by Miike Takashi, and it’s about a boy named Keita and his walking, talking cellphone. Together, they fight crime! …Except it’s not really his cellphone, because […]
So this is actually not new, but I had only seen it at Nippon Cinema and hadn’t noticed it was up on Kato Kazuki’s YouTube channel in nicer quality… So, a horror movie is really not something I would be interested in under normal circumstances, but Kazuki is in it, in his first starring role, […]
The first 10 episodes of White Collar have been such a happy surprise for me. It’s actually the first USA (the network, not the country XP) original series I’ve really sat and watched, outside of a couple of eps of Psych I’ve caught here and there, and while I’d read that USA has been doing […]
First “official” post on the new blog! It’s been several years since I last had a self-hosted blog, and frankly I’ve missed it. Mostly I plan to talk about whatever happens to hold my interest at the time, which in this case means that a White Collar post should be be coming up soon. I’m […]