Saturday, 28 November 2015

Season 5 reflections.

Well... at least it's not season 4?

Episode review: "The Cutie Re-Mark"

Season 5 episodes 25 and 26
A very ambitious finale that isn't quite as gripping as previous ones, but is very entertaining and still reaches an emotional climax.

Monday, 23 November 2015

Romance in My Little Pony

My Little Pony has a distinct aversion to romance, and as much as it benefits the show, it's understandable that it may leave some hungering for more. Here, I explore the show's treatment of romance, and why fans continue to look around it.

Sunday, 22 November 2015

Returning to "Tanks for the Memories"

"Tanks for the Memories" is the archetypical example of an episode which I like less and less the more I think about it.

Saturday, 21 November 2015

Episode review: "The Mane Attraction"

After a weak start, the penultimate episode of My Little Pony season 5 builds up to an incredibly powerful climax. If only anything in it actually mattered.

Saturday, 14 November 2015

Episode review: "The Hooffields and McColts"

Season 5 episode 23
It's not perfect, but for a map episode to be genuinely entertaining is a minor miracle.

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Equine brilliance - Returning to Bloom and Gloom

With "Bloom and Gloom," season 5 peaked early, and the rest of the season is still scrambling to reach its heights.