It’s Our Blogiversary | 2 Years Strong

On June 13, 2018, I launched InReview as an independent platform for my movie and video game reviews, having been a wandering freelancer for years. Later that year, Andrew Baillargeon joined this site, and last year, Alex Stewart and Darnell Henriquez joined us. In March of 2020, we joined the Large Association of Movie Blogs, and we’ve tripled our readership both years we’ve existed. In … Continue reading It’s Our Blogiversary | 2 Years Strong

It’s Over 9,000! | InReview Site Update

Today, I am happy to announce that InReview has reached over 9,000 total site reads. Next month, it looks like we will pass 10,000.  Since I launched this site nearly two years ago, we’ve tripled our monthly page view count twice. Starting InReview in 2018 was a slow grow, but it’s been a fruitful one. June 13 is the site’s official anniversary, and I will … Continue reading It’s Over 9,000! | InReview Site Update

InReview Joins the LAMB, Triples Readership, Call for Writers & More! | InReview Site Updates

Yesterday, on Super Tuesday, InReview officially joined the Large Association of Movie Blogs (the LAMB) the largest movie blog network in the world!  Joining the network will allow us to grow our audience and allow us to participate in a much larger blogging community we previously did not have access to.  I started InReview almost two years ago in 2018 as a fresh-faced college graduate, starting with … Continue reading InReview Joins the LAMB, Triples Readership, Call for Writers & More! | InReview Site Updates

Best and Worst Movies of 2019, Ranked | Column from the Critic

2019 has been an interesting year for cinema. We said hello to Tarantino again, and bid adieu to the Infinity Saga. This was a year where once-panned actors shined bright. When compared to the other critics on the site, I don’t do rankings with my reviews. That was just one of the things that I learned when I started being a critic. So, with the … Continue reading Best and Worst Movies of 2019, Ranked | Column from the Critic

Why you should watch Akira

“Akira” holds a special place in the hearts of many, and for good reason. If you’re Japanese, “Akira” represents a moment in time where Japanese animation could for the first time slug with the likes of Disney both in terms of global impact and quality of animation, with the budget of the film translating into roughly $20 million in today’s money thanks to a mega-collaboration between Kodansha, Mainichi Broadcasting System, Bandai, Hakuhodo, Toho, Laserdisc Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation. If you’re from the west, whether you know it or not, “Akira” was the trailblazer that opened the door to worldwide distribution that allowed a world of anime to reach you, from “Dragon Ball Z” to “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.” Continue reading “Why you should watch Akira”