"Joy and pleasure are as real as pain and sorrow and one must learn what they have to teach. . . ." -- Sean Russell, from Gatherer of Clouds

"If you're not having fun, you're not doing it right." -- Helyn D. Goldenberg

"I love you and I'm not afraid." -- Evanescence, "My Last Breath"

“If I hear ‘not allowed’ much oftener,” said Sam, “I’m going to get angry.” -- J.R.R. Tolkien, from Lord of the Rings

Reviews: Film and Television

A

J. J. Abrams: Star Trek: Into Darkness

Aquaplus and Tomoki Kobayashi: Utawarerumono: The Complete Series
-- Utawarerumono, Complete Series

B

Norberto Barba, et al.: Grimm: Seasons One and Two

Peter Berg: Battleship

Kenneth Branagh: Thor

Chris Butler/Sam Fell: ParaNorman
-- ParaNorman

C

Jean Cocteau: La Belle et la Bête
-- and Philip Glass: La Belle et la Bête
--

Chris Columbus: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Kerry Conran: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

Alfonso Cuarón: Children of Men

D

Russell T. Davies: Torchwood, Season 1

Guillermo del Toro: Pan’s Labyrinth (El Laberinto del Fauno)

E

Roland Emmerich: Stargate

G

Christophe Gans: The Brotherhood of the Wolf

James Gunn: Guardians of the Galaxy

H

Shoko Hamada/Susumu Kudo: The World of Mirage of Blaze

Remy Harlin: The Legend of Hercules

You Higuri/Spray: Gakuen Heaven:  Boy's Love Hyper
-- Gakuen Heaven: Boy’s Love Hyper


J

Peter Jackson: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
-- The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
-- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

K

Yuki Kamatani/Kunihisa Sugishima: Nabari
-- Nabari

Kazuma Kodaka: Kizuna:  Much Ado About Nothing

Yun Kouga/Koh Yuh: Loveless: Complete Series
-- Loveless

Tite Kubo/Noriyuki Abe: Bleach: Memories of Nobody
-- Memories of Nobody
-- Bleach Movie 2: The Diamond Dust Rebellion

Akira Kurosawa/Toshifumi Takizawa: Samurai 7, Complete Series
-- Akira Kurosawa’s Samurai 7, The Complete Series

Mizuna Kuwabara: The World of Mirage of Blaze (anime) (Includes Mirage of Blaze and Rebels of the River's Edge.)
-- and Susumu Kodo: The World of Mirage of Blaze

L

Ang Lee: Brokeback Mountain
-- Brokeback Mountain

Jonathan Levine: Warm Bodies

Euros Lyn: Torchwood: Children of Earth

M

James Mangold: The Wolverine

Jonah Markowitz: Shelter
-- Shelter

Yoko Matsushita/Hioko Tokita: Descendants of Darkness 1: Vampire's Lure
-- Descendants of Darkness 2: The Devil's Trill

Sam Mendes: Skyfall

Kazuya Minekura/Hayato Date: Saiyuki: Complete Series (also known as Gensomaden Saiyuki)
-- Saiyuki

--/Tetsuya Endo: Saiyuki Reload: Complete Series

John Cameron Mitchell: Shortbus
-- Shortbus

N

Shungiku Namamura/Chiaki Kon: Junjo Romantica: Season One
-- Junjo Romantica: Season Two

O

Hotaru Odagiri/Katsushi Sakurabi: Uragiri wa Boku no Namae wo Shitteiru (UraBoku)
-- Uragiri wa Boku no Namae wo Shitteiru (UraBoku)

P

Shawn Piller, Lee Rose, et al.: Haven, Seasons 1-4

R

Sam Raimi: Oz the Great and Powerful
-- Oz the Great and Powerful

Carl Rinsch: 47 Ronin

Rintaro: X

S

Rupert Sanders: Snow White and the Huntsman

Riho Sawaki, Yuzu Tsutae, Haruka Ninomya: Sukisyo

Bryan Singer: Jack the Giant Slayer

Zack Snyder: Man of Steel
-- Man of Steel

Steven Sommers: Van Helsing

Andrew Stanton: John Carter

T

Alan Taylor: Thor: The Dark World
-- Thor: The Dark World

W

Marc Webb: The Amazing Spider-Man

Joss Whedon: The Avengers
-- The Avengers

Tommy Wirkola: Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

Y

Hajime Yatate/Shinichiro Watanabe: Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
-- Cowboy Bebop Remix: The Complete Collection

Z

Harold Zwart: Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
-- The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

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