July 1, 2016

The Angriest: June 2016 in review

Another edition of the Pull List review column topped the list at The Angriest in June. In this case 22 June part 2 took the honours, with reviews of The Autumnlands (really, go read this comic), Doctor Strange, Darth Vader and Usagi Yojimbo.

Other popular posts this month included reviews of the excellent Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Darmok", and the significantly less excellent Terminator: Genisys.

This month I went a bit TV show crazy, particularly in regards to Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 5 is so good - and Colditz. It is Colditz that has impressed me the most: I had heard of the series for years but had never watched it before, and it is outstanding dramatic television, particularly considering it was made in 1972.

In June 2016 The Angriest featured reviews of two recent films (The Conjuring 2 and The 5th Wave) and nine older films, as well as 27 TV episodes, three anime episodes, 45 comic books, one graphic novel and six videogames. A full index of June 2016 blog posts is included below the cut.

2016 films reviewed:
  • The Conjuring 2 (2016) (review)
  • The 5th Wave (2016) (review)
Older films reviewed:
  • Black Test Car (1962) (review)
  • Cutie and the Boxer (2013) (review)
  • Insidious (2011) (review)
  • Insidious Chapter 2 (2013) (review)
  • Screamers (1995) (review)
  • Shutter (2008) (review)
  • Sky High (2003) (review)
  • Terminator: Genisys (2015) (review)
  • When Marnie Was There (2014) (review)
TV episodes reviewed:
  • Colditz: "The Undefeated" (review)
  • Colditz: "Missing, Presumed Dead" (review)
  • Colditz: "Name, Rank, and Number" (review)
  • Colditz: "Welcome to Colditz" (review)
  • Colditz: "Maximum Security" (review)
  • Colditz: "The Spirit of Freedom" (review)
  • Colditz: "Lord, Didn't It Rain" (review)
  • Crusade: "The Memory of War" (review)
  • 1990: "Creed of Slaves" (review)
  • 1990: "When Did You Last See Your Father?" (review)
  • Outlander: "The Reckoning" (review)
  • Roadies: "Life is a Carnival" (review)
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: "Broken Link" (review)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: "Redemption II" (review)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: "Darmok" (review)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: "Ensign Ro" (review)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: "Silicon Avatar" (review)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: "Disaster" (review)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: "The Game" (review)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: "Unification I" (review)
  • Star Trek: Voyager: "Time and Again" (review)
  • Star Trek: Voyager: "Phage" (review)
  • Star Trek: Voyager: "The Cloud" (review)
  • Star Trek: Voyager: "Eye of the Needle" (review)
  • The X-Files: "Home Again" (review)
  • The X-Files: "Babylon" (review)
  • The X-Files: "My Struggle II" (review)
Anime reviewed:
  • Bodacious Space Pirates: "The Bonds Between the Four" (review)
  • Bodacious Space Pirates: "The Captain Rides the Waves" (review)
  • Samurai Flamenco: "Capture Samumenco" (review)
Comic books reviewed:
  • 1 June 2016 (Part 1) (Batman Rebirth, Bebop and Rocksteady Destroy Everything, 4001 AD, Satellite Falling.)
  • 1 June 2016 (Part 2) (Green Arrow Rebirth, Doctor Who: The 4th Doctor, Giant Days, Superman Rebirth.)
  • 8 June 2016 (Part 1) (Detective Comics, Black Canary, Doctor Who: The 11th Doctor, Poe Dameron.)
  • 8 June 2016 (Part 2) (Aquaman Rebirth, Action Comics, Revival, The Sheriff of Babylon.)
  • 8 June 2016 (Part 3) (Head Lopper, Daredevil, Star Trek, The Wicked + the Divine.)
  • 15 June 2016 (Part 1) (The Spire, Batman, Descender, Joyride.)
  • 15 June 2016 (Part 2) (Superman, Black Widow, Dungeons & Dragons, Green Arrow, Invader Zim.)
  • 22 June 2016 (Part 1) (Aquaman, Action Comics, Detective Comics, Robin: Son of Batman.)
  • 22 June 2016 (Part 2) (The Autumnlands, Doctor Strange, Usagi Yojimbo, Darth Vader.)
  • 29 June 2016 (link) (Spider-Man, Darth Vader, 4 Kids Walk Into a Bank, Jade Street Protection Services, 3 Devils, X-O Manowar)
Graphic novels reviewed:
Videogames reviewed:
  • GoldenEye 007 (1997) (review)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (2000) (review)
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time (1998) (review)
  • Mario Kart 64 (1996) (review)
  • Space Station Silicon Valley (1998) (review)
  • Super Mario 64 (1996) (review)
Other posts:
  • 2,000 minutes (link)

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