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Popcorn Pulse 119: Momma Mia!

You know what sucks? Being reminded of the disco era. So naturally we sought out a movie that takes the cheesiest band who’s songs were adapted into a shitty musical and then into an equally shitty movie in Mamma Mia [2008]. Too long, didn’t care, girl is getting married and wants to invite her dad. Mom fucked around and it could be any of three guys. She invites them all to the island and mom and the real dad end up hooking up again in between Abba songs.

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Manga Pulse 414:

The future is so bright, we gotta wear NVDs. At least we have manga. We’ve always got manga.

Tim has a manwha with Lookism. This is a rather uniquely drawn set of characters with the protagonist being a fat, broken boy who can’t seem to go without being bullied. After an incident atschool he convinces his mom to send him to another school. He falls asleep in his new apartment only to wake up in an attractive body that looks like the protagonist of a shoujo comic. He still has his old, out of shape and shot body which is sleeping when the other is awake. He switches between them for much shenannigans and gets the comic a Read It Now.

Weltall has Satanofani. There’s a mysterious syndrome going around where pretty girls in Japan suddenly commit violent crimes. Chika is reportedly one of those girls and ends up in a prison with others who’ve been convicted of the same syndrome. It gets a Crackers for pacing along well enough.

Popcorn pulse 118: War Wolves

Oh shit, is it the movie show again? How about a movie about soldiers who are werewolves? No, not Dog Soldiers, we’ve already done that. We’ve got War Wolves[2009] who are barely soldiers and only wolves in that they put in fangs from a Spirit store special. A group of coed soldiers get bit during an attack in the mid east.

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Manga Pulse 413: Late Darling

We have a pair of manga this week with some requests.

Tim has a request for Darling In The Franxx. Most of his exposure of this series came from the meme’d scene where Hiro and Zero Two announce their love for each other. They’re both mech pilots without partners. Hiro can seem to pair with anyone and Zero Two keeps killing hers. So she grabs him and forces him to work with her in the mech which works and they fight a monster. It gets a crackers for being fun while being light on story.

Weltall has Late Winter. It’s the furture and a brand new ice age has show up ready to wreck humanity. Instead of getting back megafauna of yore, we get monsters that show up. Oh, and like an apocalyptic story aren’t the real monsters the humans we met along the way? It gets Borders for great pacing but a dull premise that has yet to win us over.