May 1, 2018

The Angriest: April 2018 in review

A set of comic book reviews for 21 March (link), headlined by Stan Sakai's new miniseries Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden, was far and away the most popular blog post on the Angriest this past month. Other popular posts included reviews of episodes of Outlander (link) and Star Trek: Voyager (link).

Over at FictionMachine, the most popular reviews were understandably of new releases Avengers: Infinity War (link) and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (link).

In April 2018 I blogged an obituary, an interview, reviews of 10 films in new release or at festivals, 13 reviews of older films, seven TV episode reviews, and mini-reviews of 55 comic books. A full index of posts for the month are included below the cut.

Film essays and posts:
  • Isao Takahata, 1935-2018 (link to FilmInk.)
  • Pearl Mackie: Playing Potts (link to FilmInk.)
New films reviewed (at FictionMachine unless noted):
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018, review)
  • Blockers (2018, review)
  • Going the Distance (2016, review at VCinema.)
  • Gold (2017, review at FilmInk.)
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018, review)
  • The Light of the Moon (2017, review at FilmInk.)
  • Mist and the Maiden (2017, review at FilmInk.)
  • A Quiet Place (2018, review)
  • Rampage (2018, review)
  • Trace of Breath (2017, review at VCinema.)
Older films reviewed (at FictionMachine unless noted):
  • Bridge of Spies (2015, review)
  • Hellraiser (1987, review)
  • Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988, review)
  • Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992, review)
  • Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996, review)
  • The Hunt for Red October (1990, review)
  • Kindergarten Cop (1990, review)
  • Lady in the Water (2006, review)
  • Leon: The Professional (1994, review)
  • The Milkwoman (2005, review)
  • Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984, review)
  • Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985, review)
  • Under the Blossoming Cherry Trees (1975, review)
TV episodes reviewed:
  • Highlander: The Series, "See No Evil" (review)
  • Outlander, "By the Pricking of my Thumbs" (review)
  • Outlander, "The Devil's Mark" (review)
  • Star Trek: Voyager, "Dreadnought" (review)
  • Star Trek: Voyager, "Death Wish" (review)
  • Star Trek: Voyager, "Lifesigns" (review)
  • Star Trek: Voyager, "Investigations" (review)
Comic books reviewed:
  • 21 Mar (Part 2) (Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden, Aquaman, Batwoman, Doctor Strange: Damnation, Superman.)
  • 21 Mar (Part 3) (Punks Not Dead, Deadman, Ms Marvel, Southern Cross, Super Sons.)
  • 28 Mar (Part 1) (Dark Nights: Metal, The Crow: Memento Mori, Detective Comics, Saga, The Terrifics.)
  • 28 Mar (Part 2) (Daredevil, Batgirl, Doomsday Clock, Mera: Queen of Atlantis, Star Wars: Doctor Aphra.)
  • 4 Apr (Part 1) (Isola, Batman, Green Arrow, Spider-Man.)
  • 4 Apr (Part 2) (Scales & Scoundrels, Giant Days, Superman, The Wicked + the Divine.)
  • 4 Apr (Part 3) (Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, Batgirl and the Birds of Prey, Demigod, Mech Cadet Yu, Monstro Mechanica, Sonic the Hedgehog.)
  • 11 Apr (Link) (Prism Stalker, Darth Vader, Detective Comics, Doctor Strange, Ninja-K, Oblivion Song, Sleepless, Sonic the Hedgehog, Vs.)
  • 18 Apr (Part 1) (Action Comics, Batman, Ms Marvel, Star Wars: Poe Dameron.)
  • 18 Apr (Part 2) (Mister Miracle, Antar the Black Knight, Daredevil, Super Sons.)
  • 18 Apr (Part 3) (Giants, The Crow: Memento Mori, Descender, Superman.)

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