[Guest Post] Death Note – A Deplorable Attempt at Adaptation

Hello everyone and welcome to That Baka Blog’s first ever guest post. Today I would like to introduce you to Stephen Nagel, a filmmaker and blogger from Cape Town, South Africa. When he’s not talking about film, he’s probably off writing or shooting one. If you enjoy reading this post, please make sure to catch more…

I Am Writing a Thesis

So this is something that I have thought about doing for over a year now and I am finally able to do it. The great thing about this particular thesis is that it is based around something close to my heart: anime. Anime, in general, is an underdeveloped section in film theory so you could…

Ghost in the Shell: A Stylish, Surprisingly Good Live-Action Adaptation

Like most of us, when we heard this film was being made, I was quite skeptical as to how this would turn out since Hollywood has a tendency to turn every adaptation they touch into shit. On top of that the film also received harsh criticism for its casting, accusing it of “whitewashing”. After hearing mixed…

Logan: A Bloody Farewell to the Wolverine

Originally posted on Suitably Bored:
For 17 years, Hugh Jackman has graced our movie screens as one of Marvel’s most badass superheroes. Starring in nine X-Men films over his career, if you count his cameos in First Class and Apocalypse, it’s hard to think of anyone who could replace him as Wolverine. That’s why we have Logan; a fitting farewell to…

Anime Review: Chuunibyou

Originally posted on Suitably Bored:
I’m a sucker for a good romance anime. These shows pull at my heartstrings because they tend to be cute and, at times, genuine. Also, they illustrate how you can find love in the strangest of ways, as in the case of Chuunibyou. At face value I thought Chuunibyou was a show filled…

Cosplayer Showcase: Kinpatsu Cosplay

Welcome to another edition of Cosplayer Showcase. This week’s cosplayer is Kinpatsu Cosplay, one of South Africa’s top cosplayers. She has been invited to different conventions around the world and is personally endorsed by Jessica Nigri. Check out some of her cosplays below:

Cosplayer Showcase: Yamaki

Hey guys! So every week I’m going to be showcasing a cosplayer that I think you should check out and support. If you guys have any suggestions for cosplayers that I should showcase then please leave a comment or message me your suggestions. To start us off we have Yamaki, a South African cosplayer famous…

KonoSuba Season 2: First Impressions

I loved season 1 of KonoSuba when it came out last year. The plot never took itself seriously, the characters were funny and it was just fun to watch. It was a great parody on the Virtual Game genre made famous by Sword Art Online, amongst others. Well, season 2 is here and Kazuma and his merry band…

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all a Happy and Merry Christmas! Enjoy all the festivities with your loved ones and hope you get lots of presents and nice food. Stay safe everyone!

My Experience With The Resident Evil 7 Demo

Originally posted on Suitably Bored:
Resident Evil has often been credited as one of the original pioneers of the Survival Horror genre, apart from Silent Hill. Those familiar with earlier Resident Evil games remember the dog jumping through the window giving them one of many memorable jump scares. The series, however, has gone through some rough patches over the years, especially…

Is Old School Cool Again?

Originally posted on Suitably Bored:
When one mentions the term “old school” you would usually think of music back in the day. You know; the Bee Gees, Phil Collins, Dire Straits and the list goes on. I know some people, such as myself, have an appreciation for old school music and sometimes prefer listening to…