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@  TM2-Megatron : (04 December 2019 - 10:22 PM)

Still not the weirdest thing a Nic Cage character has done in a film

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 04:00 PM)

Couldn't be worse than him pissing fire as Ghost Rider.

@  Rycochet : (04 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

The Tim Burton Superman Movie is the DC movie we deserve. It would have Nic Cage in a technosuit punching polarbears.

@  Paladin : (04 December 2019 - 02:59 PM)

Wonder Woman was great. Shazam was amazing. Aquaman... exists.

@  RichardT1977 : (04 December 2019 - 01:54 PM)

TBF, Aquaman and Shazam! were pretty good.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 01:00 PM)

Not a difficult feat.

@  Benbot : (04 December 2019 - 11:50 AM)

You just put more effort into telling a compelling story than all of WB's execs.

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:41 AM)

Cue the flashback to Jonathan, reassuring a terrified child: "What you are is never as important as who you are." Cue Superman's response to Brainiac: "I already know who I am."*John Williams fanfare plays*

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

I don't think we even really need to see Krypton. I'd start with Clark growing up in Kansas, thinking he's normal, and follow him through the development of his powers. There've been enough alternate takes on Krypton that it could actually work as a mystery; is this the pre-Crisis utopia, the sterile science world, or the relic of a fallen empire? Brainiac was there, and he tempts Clark with the knowledge of what he really is.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:12 AM)

First, a Krypton film, ending with baby Kal-El being found on Earth.  Then Supe's early career film, establishing his values... and if Jonothan Kent needs to die, it happens because of something like a heart attack while Clark is savnig folks on the other side of the world.  After we know Clark minimizes property damage and never kills, have Zod & Company show up and force him to make tough choices.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:07 AM)

Man of Steel seems like someone came up with a Superman trilogy and then the execs said "We've got to catch up to Marvel, make it one film!".  I don't mean that based on the film's actual pacing, but because various story beats make more sense to me if they weren't all squished together.

@  Cybersnark : (03 December 2019 - 07:44 PM)

I've been wanting to write a Superman movie trilogy for years; "Man of Steel" (featuring a Terminator-like Brainiac) was going to be first, with "Last Son of Krypton" (featuring the Eradicator) as the sequel and "Man of Tomorrow" (in which Luthor makes his face-heel turn) as the conclusion. Thanks to Snyder I have to re-arrange my titles.

@  Nevermore : (03 December 2019 - 06:15 PM)

I still wish "Man of Steel" had instead been an adaptation of both the John Byrne miniseries of the same name and the Jeph Loeb/Tim Sale miniseries "Superman For All Seasons".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (03 December 2019 - 04:42 PM)

A take I just read: Man of Steel is shot with such a lack of lighting that it is easier to discern what is going on in a porn film.

@  Maximus Ambus : (03 December 2019 - 12:20 PM)

Making Soylant is harder then it looks, it's not like the movies, you have to keep whacking and hacking at the ingredient, it'll scream and fight, maybe bite but eventually it will go down.

@  Paladin : (03 December 2019 - 11:48 AM)

varies from person to person.

@  Benbot : (03 December 2019 - 11:34 AM)

It's an acquired taste

@  CORVUS : (03 December 2019 - 11:17 AM)

Soylent? Its pretty awful.

@  unluckiness : (03 December 2019 - 02:49 AM)

Depends on your denomination of Christianity

@  Patch : (02 December 2019 - 05:52 PM)

@Benbot Do they have a soy-free version? Like maybe just "Lent?"

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 December 2019 - 02:03 PM)

Just occurred to me 'Autobot' Megatron happened in Target 2006.

@  Benbot : (02 December 2019 - 11:48 AM)

have you tried Soylent? It's pretty good! https://soylent.com/

@  Paladin : (02 December 2019 - 10:01 AM)

i prefer free-range human usually. pain in the ass to hunt though...

@  TheMightyMol... : (02 December 2019 - 09:42 AM)

If your human is all bones, you may have purchased a skeleton by accident. Contact your grocer to inquire about exhange policies.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 December 2019 - 09:31 AM)

Vegans are categorised as human therefore just fall under Soylant, they are usually all bones.

@  wonko the sane? : (01 December 2019 - 04:47 PM)

Cause... that latter one is technically all burgers anyway.

@  wonko the sane? : (01 December 2019 - 04:46 PM)

So... a burger made without meat, or a burger made with the meat taken from a vegan?

@  Maximus Ambus : (01 December 2019 - 04:22 PM)

I had a vegan burger last week, this week I'll give a vegan steak a shot.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 November 2019 - 12:37 PM)

a proper paradox would have broken the board. Nice try though.

@  Maximus Ambus : (30 November 2019 - 01:47 AM)

This shout is empty.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (30 November 2019 - 12:01 AM)

I've got the admit. tubi tv is great. It's got a lot of stuff.. Including Super Sentai.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:35 PM)

There is frankly no better place to (legally) find schlock on the internet for free than Tubi TV

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:33 PM)

It's got all the graphic violence and gratuitous nudity a late 80s OVA should have.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:32 PM)

Available for free with ads on Tubi TV.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:32 PM)

It's "Goku: Midnight Eye". Originally produced in the late 80s, it apparently wasn't dubbed until the late 90s given Steve Blum was the lead.

@  wonko the sane? : (29 November 2019 - 06:38 PM)

The description makes it sound like some high grade, mid 80's shlock. Which, frankly, is my groove.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 November 2019 - 12:37 PM)

Was wondering how long it would take someone to ask.

@  wonko the sane? : (29 November 2019 - 09:58 AM)

okay, it's been like two days so far: what anime is this, cause I'm dying to know.

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 November 2019 - 09:23 PM)

You know you're in for a good time when an old anime starts with a crime lord uses roller skates in his cybernetic legs to skate down the side of the building, launches to a dock and into a getaway boat.

@  Pinkcolliebot : (26 November 2019 - 03:55 PM)

Hey Everyone I'm Making The TF Roll Out Short "Gotta Go Fast!"

@  Benbot : (26 November 2019 - 12:52 PM)

That's what I was hoping for. But here I am, at work the following day.

@  wonko the sane? : (26 November 2019 - 12:29 PM)

You say "die in bed" and I'm thinking "why is that a problem?".

@  fourteenwings : (26 November 2019 - 07:06 AM)

If you don't get out of bed ever your muscles will lock in super-uncomfortable ways and you may get blood clots

@  MEDdMI : (25 November 2019 - 08:53 PM)

You did nothing, and so rocks fall down and you die.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 November 2019 - 08:35 PM)

But that's not you doing something, that's something being done to you.

@  MEDdMI : (25 November 2019 - 08:28 PM)

Unless a meteor crashes down on your bed while you're in it.

@  wonko the sane? : (25 November 2019 - 07:08 PM)

I've been trying for the last few hours to find an argument to counter this... and I can't do it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 November 2019 - 03:32 PM)

The most dangerous thing you can do is get out of bed in the morning. Everything else that happens is a consequence of that one terrible, terrible decision.

@  wonko the sane? : (25 November 2019 - 03:28 PM)

Driving, by itself, is dangerous. Anything done to compromise the concentration of the pilot just makes things worse.

@  Benbot : (25 November 2019 - 12:46 PM)

Actually, I think you could make a reasonable argument for saying driving with glasses is dangerous. That is, more dangerous than driving with contacts or perfect vision. You have poor peripheral vision with glasses.


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#141 The Predaking

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Posted 04 November 2018 - 02:15 PM

I finally got a chance to watch all of season 2, and it was great! I am definitely looking forward to season three next year!


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Posted 04 November 2018 - 11:24 PM

I just finished reading the novel Carmillla. It's an interesting read, but makes me puzzled that the makers of Castlevania would point to the book as inspiration for their character. I mean, Carmilla was a vampire, I'll give them that. But considering she only preyed on girls, I can't imagine she'd show much love for a male like Dracula. And for all the focus the games put on her mask, there was only one scene in the book where she was at a masquerade ball. Yes she wore a mask. But for one thing, it was a masquerade mask, not what you would picture from the games. And for another thing, it wasn't the main thing about her.

I guess what I'm saying is..."that's not how it was in the book!"

Oh, and Frankensteins monster also tends to get a bad rap.

I almost want to read Dracula, but I'm afraid how many illusions that would shatter.
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Posted 05 November 2018 - 06:06 AM

Dracula is very rarely depicted in a way that aligns with Stoker. (Netflix) Castlevania goes closer than most I think!

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Posted 05 November 2018 - 02:53 PM

i really enjoyed this as a good story


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Posted 11 November 2018 - 01:11 AM

Really enjoyed this, they did a great job of bringing in a lot of the games mythos into the story.

 

So we have S3 coming, so what next? Well Hector and Issac are still around, so we could get an adaptation of "Curse of Darkness" with some other stuff thrown in, like Carmilla.  That being said I would want her to survive so if they ever get to "Rondo of Blood" they can kill her off there.

 

Simon is the next Belmont in line, so they could jump to him, but it is just Simon, and one of the things that worked for this show was that it was a little group of characters, and even then we got a lot of development for the villains in S2.  Simon by his lonesome may not work for a TV show.

 

The other option is "Rondo of Blood" and "Symphony of Night" which does introduce us to Shaft who could bring Dracula back, plus you get an ensemble of characters in it as well.  It also is a very different setting then these episodes, with it being in the 1800's.

 

That being said, I think they will go with the Devil Forgemasters, just cause they are the biggest dangling thread now.  Issac's redemption could get a good story out of it.

 

You know I really wish Trevor was now included in Smash Bros. alongside Simon and Richter.  He should have a lot of awareness surrounding him now thanks to this show. 

 

A Dracula's Curse remake would be nice too, but with Konami being Konami now, yeah not holding my breath for that.



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Posted 11 November 2018 - 09:29 AM

Well, if supporting cast is Simon's only problem, he does have:Pit, Mega Man, Kevin Keen and Princess Lana...and Duke if you count dogs.
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Posted 11 November 2018 - 04:28 PM

So, I'm watching Gamespot's Castlevania Retrospective...and caught something interesting (aside from asinine remark that Symphony of the Night "sold poorly" at release).
 
The 2005 game "Curse of Darkness" has this setup story:

 
 Curse of Darkness is set in the year 1479, three years after the events of Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse. Though defeated by vampire hunter Trevor BelmontDracula's curse continues to ravage the European countryside, spreading disease, mob violence, and heresy in its wake. Amidst all this devastation is Hector, a Devil Forgemaster who had formerly worked under the employ of Dracula but betrayed him sometime during the events of Castlevania III. Eventually growing disgusted with Dracula's brutal methods, Hector leaves Castlevania and relinquishes his powers to live amongst humans, settling down to live a peaceful life. When Hector's fiancée Rosaly is accused of witchcraft and burned at the stake, Hector learns that her murder was directed by his rivalrous Devil Forgemaster, Isaac. Seeking revenge, Hector chases his former colleague back to his old home, and back to the demonic life he believed he had left behind him.

So...I guess Hector and Isaac were more important than any of us realized!

My wife and I knew right away -- we have both PS2 games.

We recognized Leon as well.

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Posted 11 November 2018 - 05:14 PM

So, I'm watching Gamespot's Castlevania Retrospective...and caught something interesting (aside from asinine remark that Symphony of the Night "sold poorly" at release).
 
The 2005 game "Curse of Darkness" has this setup story:

Curse of Darkness is set in the year 1479, three years after the events of Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse. Though defeated by vampire hunter Trevor BelmontDracula's curse continues to ravage the European countryside, spreading disease, mob violence, and heresy in its wake. Amidst all this devastation is Hector, a Devil Forgemaster who had formerly worked under the employ of Dracula but betrayed him sometime during the events of Castlevania III. Eventually growing disgusted with Dracula's brutal methods, Hector leaves Castlevania and relinquishes his powers to live amongst humans, settling down to live a peaceful life. When Hector's fiancée Rosaly is accused of witchcraft and burned at the stake, Hector learns that her murder was directed by his rivalrous Devil Forgemaster, Isaac. Seeking revenge, Hector chases his former colleague back to his old home, and back to the demonic life he believed he had left behind him.

So...I guess Hector and Isaac were more important than any of us realized!


My wife and I knew right away -- we have both PS2 games.

We recognized Leon as well.

Alas, the poor DaNasty clan, however... always being taken for granted.

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 01:26 AM

I keep appreciating this show more and more as I reflect on it and learn more about it. I watched a YouTube video the other day about easter eggs hidden in season 2. I caught a bunch when I first watched it, and I could tell that there were several blink-and-miss-it things hidden in the Belmont library, but it's still impressive to see them called out. In particular, there's a display case that I could tell had some interesting stuff in it, but it's only on-screen for a few seconds. Turns out it has a bunch of remains of various enemies, numbered and ordered according to the SotN bestiary. That's a really impressive level of detail for something that appears so briefly. Also, I love what the show does with Trevor's combat style with the whip. It's not at all what I would have expected, but it's very entertaining to watch.

 

While CoD seems like the obvious inspiration for the next season, I do really wonder where the show will go in terms of the Belmont legacy. There's a ton of lore in the series, and with the steps this show is willing to take to flesh out the actual plots that were mostly nonexistent in the early games, there's a lot of potential there.

 

I mean, just sticking with the canon timeline, there's a ton of drama that could be mined from the Christopher-Soleiyu relationship. As lousy as the GB games were, a fleshed out version of that story could be really interesting. Then there's Simon, of course. I could easily see them pulling in some Lords of Shadow influences there. Just pulling straight from Mirror of Fate, he could be teamed up with Alucard and a guardian spirit, on a quest to avenge his parents (whether those parents are Trevor and Sypha or generations removed). Gives him a strong motive and solves the solitary hero issue. Then or course there's all the stuff that could be done with Richter and the later games. Certainly some exciting possibilities if the show keeps going.

 

Perhaps most of all, I'm curious to see what happens with Dracula going forward. I can't imagine him simply being dead. His constant returns are too central to the whole series. So how will he return? Simply through a resurrection ritual? Perhaps he will conquer the afterlife and/or Death itself? I'd also really like to see more of his backstory, whether they go the LoI route, stick more closely to the Bram Stoker's origins, or do something else entirely.



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Posted 12 November 2018 - 11:39 PM

You know, considering how many references were in this show, I was really surprised that Death did not show up at all.  There has to be a reason for that, next to Dracula he has been in the most games and is one of the more prominent Castlevania characters.

 

Since he does play a large role in CoD, maybe he will show up in season 3 if they go that route. With them mentioning Leon, there is a good chance he does exist in the show's universe.



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Posted 15 November 2018 - 10:05 AM

A little slow in the beginning, but the ending more than made up for it. Can't wait for Season 3.

 

 

I almost want to read Dracula, but I'm afraid how many illusions that would shatter.

 

Oh, it'll shatter plenty. But I honestly can't recommend it enough, I love that book.

 

 

You know, considering how many references were in this show, I was really surprised that Death did not show up at all.  There has to be a reason for that

 

I imagine it was something like this:

 

Netflix: "Warren, we got the final scripts for season 2, we all love it!"

 

Ellis: "Great, great, thanks so much."

 

Netflix: "So you're saving Death for season 3, huh?"

 

Ellis: "Pardon?"

 

Netflix: "Y'know, Death. He's Dracula's top henchman. It was in the game series synopsis we sent you."

 

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 10:29 PM

So, finally got Netflix back and have been working my way through various series. I loved this so much, more so that we got a beautiful version of Bloody Tears as a battle theme in episode 7. That made me overjoyed.
 

It was pretty good. I enjoyed it. But I think there was a LOT of filler that could've been dropped. Like...a lot a lot.

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Carmilla is actually a semi-prominent villian in the series, though she's different here then she is from the main games. In the games she's a loyalist and one of the people that attempts to revive Dracula. Here she's a tertiary villian with how she's trying to gain power over everything.
 

I just finished reading the novel Carmillla. It's an interesting read, but makes me puzzled that the makers of Castlevania would point to the book as inspiration for their character. I mean, Carmilla was a vampire, I'll give them that. But considering she only preyed on girls, I can't imagine she'd show much love for a male like Dracula. And for all the focus the games put on her mask, there was only one scene in the book where she was at a masquerade ball. Yes she wore a mask. But for one thing, it was a masquerade mask, not what you would picture from the games. And for another thing, it wasn't the main thing about her.

I guess what I'm saying is..."that's not how it was in the book!"


Inspiration doesn't mean a direct copy/paste job. I could be inspired to create a yellow pony named Static, but he doesn't have to be anything like your's beyond that. Carmilla is a 'real' literary vampire, she's not something they just randomly came up with. There version has elements of the book, but isn't simply the book's character. That's plagiarism, not inspiration.
 

So, I'm watching Gamespot's Castlevania Retrospective...and caught something interesting (aside from asinine remark that Symphony of the Night "sold poorly" at release).

The 2005 game "Curse of Darkness" has this setup story:


Curse of Darkness is set in the year 1479, three years after the events of Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse. Though defeated by vampire hunter Trevor Belmont, Dracula's curse continues to ravage the European countryside, spreading disease, mob violence, and heresy in its wake. Amidst all this devastation is Hector, a Devil Forgemaster who had formerly worked under the employ of Dracula but betrayed him sometime during the events of Castlevania III. Eventually growing disgusted with Dracula's brutal methods, Hector leaves Castlevania and relinquishes his powers to live amongst humans, settling down to live a peaceful life. When Hector's fiancée Rosaly is accused of witchcraft and burned at the stake, Hector learns that her murder was directed by his rivalrous Devil Forgemaster, Isaac. Seeking revenge, Hector chases his former colleague back to his old home, and back to the demonic life he believed he had left behind him.

So...I guess Hector and Isaac were more important than any of us realized!

 


Considering how close the time lines are, I very much see Curse of Darkness being Season 3 and maybe 4 depending on how they do the episodes. Trevor and Syphia free Hector from Camilla preventing her army, then end up going after Issac with his growing army. From there the most logical games to cover imo are: Rondo of Blood/Dracula X, Symphony of the Night, and the Aria games. Though I wouldn't mind them doing an original season based on Julius Belmont and his time as the hunter, since that's the only 'major' event in CV's timeline that is a near total mystery, beyond it being a direct prequel to the Aria series. These games all have the most interconnectivity with each other. Rondo and Symphony following Alucard's story, and the Aria series dealing with Dracula's reincarnation, which also involves Alucard and the legacy of the three familes with Trevor's, Syphia's and Grant's descendants being major players.

 

They could thread the games anyways that makes sense, and even do a prequel with Leon since he got named dropped as well. But these are just the ones that based on what I know of the story, feel like potential seasons.  .


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Posted 23 July 2019 - 01:23 PM

I STILL haven't seen season 2 but since there isn't a Bloodstained thread around (that I could find), I just want to say that...

I played Bloodstained Curse of the Moon and I loved it. I did the easy 'rescue everybody' quest so I had four health bars.

I did the 'kill everybody' quest and get the awesome Zangetsu extra powers.

I did the 'Zangetsu is evil' quest, which was cool but it's like just three health bars.

I did the 'Zangetsu is powered up' quest where Zangetsu has that powered up slash, which makes thing MUCH easier.

But I'm afraid of doing the 'Zangetsu goes at it alone' because I dunno how I could survive without the double jump.

I'll try it when I'm feeling brave.

Anyhow, awesome Castlevania 3 game :)

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Posted 06 September 2019 - 10:39 AM

Finished watching season 2 last night.

And immediately played through all of Castlevania 3 to wash the taste out.

First the good:
- Character designs are solid. Even someone like Sypha, whose cloak is as basic as can be in the game art, looks good here. I had hoped wed see Trevor don the iconic armor of the 1st four games but Im not upset that he didnt.

- The action. When they fought, it was great. Loved the fight in season 1 against the cyclops. Loved all the season 2 fights at the end of the season. Love how Trevor fights with the whip. Just some great fights on display, even if the animation was choppy at times. The only downside was the stark lack of action throughout most of the show.

- Vampire Killer. It was great hearing one of the most iconic tunes during the finale.

- Our three main heroes played off of each other well. Trevor & Sypha in particular.

Now the not so good:
- The excessive cussing. It took me out of the show more often than not, and if it was supposed to make it feel more adult, it didnt. It screamed of trying too hard, like they felt the need to overdo it because its a cartoon.

- Rated R as f%#k.
Classic Castlevania games have never been terribly gory. Theres always some, sure, but the show goes out of its way to throw loads of gore in for shock value. Like demons eating babies.

- Grant Da Nasty
Not enough time to squeeze four characters into the ensemble cast? I didnt buy it when Warren Ellis said that before & I dont buy it after seeing the mass amounts of filler in season 2 & the inclusion of no less than four other characters (Isaac, Hector, Godbrand, Carmilla), each with backstories, arcs, resolutions & epilogues. Without him, this feels less like a true adaptation and more like Ellis couldnt be bothered to work him into the story.

- The focus on the antagonists.
So much time was spent on Draculas court of fools, that it sometimes felt like Trevor and co. were guest stars in their own show. Which is a shame, because I liked having them onscreen and kept waiting to see what they were up to.

- The season 2 plot trips & faceplants right off the starting line.
To recap, Dracula spends a full year amassing his army of demons, attacks Gresit, and then has no idea what to do next. A whole year to plan & he didnt think of where to strike & when. So instead of powering forward with the momentum that season one ended on, we get something like 5 or 6 episodes of idiots bickering about where to go next.

- Game of Thrones lite.
The plotting, backstabbing & testing of loyalties begins immediately in season 2, and maybe this worked in GOT, but its boring here. Especially when none of it seems to carry any weight. Isaac kills Godbrand, but its no big deal. Everyone writes him off & carries on without questioning who killed him.

- Characterization
The idea of Dracula as this suicidal, world weary immortal is interesting. But he lost all drive in the same day that he declared war & spends all of season 2 moping in his favorite chair by the fire.

This is just a personal gripe, but I never in my life pictured Trevor as a washed up drunk. Is this typical of Ellis work to have drunken protagonists?
Anyway, his path towards redemption is short but serviceable. I like that he & Alucard grew to respect each other, that he cleaned himself up, and that he stayed with Sypha at the end. But since so little time was spent on our heroes, their happy ending doesnt feel entirely earned.
We saw that he & Sypha were growing closer, but they were barely at the holding hands stage, when she confesses that she wants to be with him forever.

Its disappointing, because this show had moments where it shined & showed what a Castlevania show could be like. But the bulk of it was weighed down by bewildering creative decisions. In all total, there were 2 or 3 episodes that felt worthwhile to me. The rest was wasted potential.

#155 videomaster21XX

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Posted 22 September 2019 - 12:00 AM

https://www.denofgee...ix-anime-series

 

Season 3 is apparently coming. In fact, if you check it out on Netflix itself, it confirms a new season.


Edited by videomaster21XX, 22 September 2019 - 12:01 AM.

It's a secret to everybody

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#156 The Predaking

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Posted 23 September 2019 - 08:37 AM

Cool!


Restoring an Old Arcade Machine!

 

http://www.allspark....ade-game/page-2

 

 


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Posted 25 September 2019 - 03:22 AM

Yeah, guess Ill be watching too.

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Posted 11 October 2019 - 09:45 PM

One of my favorite shows on netflix and one of the best video game cartoons around.

 

It totally reminds me of Vampire Hunter D 1 and 2 in aspects.





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