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Midari and Yumeko Yumeko understood Midari (Russian roulette, Zener ESP card deck), who lost a pretty ugly bet to Kirari. Most people write Midari off. I even wrote Midari, off at one point. I feel guilty about that now. But Midari has a good heart. She saved Yumeko, in Ep. 4, of Season 1, and … Continue reading This is a Story About a Woman Called Yumeko…
Altered Carbon (the Japanese version) posits something not seen before: the complete division of the mind and the body – which seems to also be the secret to immortality. In Ghost in the Shell – except for a few individuals, like Major Motoko, with full cyborg bodies (shells) – most people in the world still … Continue reading Life Without a Body – The World of Altered Carbon
Kyeonghun (경훈) got a crack in the case, but the bandits were determined not to be found out, and no one believed Kyeonghun; they just dismissed his hunch. Even when Dongmin (동민) Oppa (오빠) correctly guessed Jeongmun (정문) was a bandit queen, the bandits were determined to survive, and win, while the villagers were just … Continue reading The Legend of “The Genius” – Season 4, Episode 5
Rey is the avatar, for all of the Jedi. Rey is also a grandchild of not a Skywalker, but Senator Palpatine/Darth Sidious. She could have become a Sith Empress. She is a Jedi, but she can also shoot Force Lightning. Nothing is ever in black and white. Rey didn't end up with Finn or Kylo/Ben … Continue reading The Last Skywalker Awakens
Simultaneously, I understood Shannon's grief and anger, and I also wanted Shannon to forgive Locke – if only to set her own heart free. Shannon should have gotten some flashbacks, after Boone's funeral. Shannon was totally justified here, in seeking justice for Boone, and in dumping Said. Shannon deserved so much more here. No one … Continue reading Lost’s “Greater Good:” OK-ish Fine