Nostalgia is a potent force in the world, and one that perpetuates over the years with the help of giant media conglomerates. I ruminated on this thought while looking at a display ofHocus Pocus themed merchandise at the local craft store. Nostalgia is no longer a fleeting sensation that is occasionally sparked, it is an industry unto itself that seeks to continuously prod consumers into parting with their money. The Netflix series The Movies that Made Ustrades in such hyper-charged nostalgia
I managed to go to one convention this year without getting sick, so I decided to tempt fate once more with a visit to the 2021 New York Comic Con. It seems I'm continuously drawn back to the Javits Center.
A new trailer has been released for the eagerly awaited Shin Kamen Rider from the director of Re: Cutie Honey and Love & Pop, Hideaki Anno (oh yeah, he also made a cartoon called Neon Genesis something-or-other).