Favourite Moments in Fiction #9 – Super Sonic VS Perfect Chaos (Sonic Adventure)

WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Sonic Adventure

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I’ll be among the first to admit that Sonic’s first 3D outing has not aged well. However, I have too much nostalgia for the game to care. As one of the games that acted as my gateway into the franchise, I have a lot of fond memories playing Sonic Adventure and I still enjoy playing it to this day. If I had to pick an all-time favourite moment from it, though, it’d probably have to be the final boss fight. Continue reading

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Favourite Moments in Fiction #8 – Mabel Trusts Grunkle Stan (Gravity Falls)

WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Gravity Falls

‘Not What He Seems’ is undoubtedly one of Gravity Falls‘ best episodes; possibly the best. After spending so much time with the unscrupulous yet kindhearted Grunkle Stan, this episode managed to make myself and many others seriously question whether we really knew him. We’re essentially in the same positions as Dipper and Mabel. Continue reading

Favourite Moments in Fiction #7 – Makoto Defeats the Mastermind (Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc)

WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

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Sometimes a final battle doesn’t need cool explosions. Sometimes a final battle doesn’t need a clashing of blades. Sometimes a final battle doesn’t even need any sort of violence. Sometimes, a final battle can be not one of weaponry or strength, but one of words. Case in the point – the ending of the final class trial in the first Danganronpa game. Continue reading

Favourite Moments in Fiction #6 – Marge Leaves Homer (The Simpsons Movie)

WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for The Simpsons Movie

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In the 20+ years The Simpsons has been airing on TV, we’ve seen Homer and Marge have marital problems multiple times as early as the first season. It’s since become one of those recurring plot-lines that, nowadays, feels tired and hackneyed. But there’s something about the way this scene from the movie is done that averts that pitfall. Continue reading

Favourite Moments in Fiction #5 – Friend Like Me (Aladdin)

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Despite being one of the key films of Disney’s original Renaissance period, I never considered Aladdin to be one of my all-time favourites. Don’t get me wrong; it’s a great movie but I could probably list off ten other Disney films that I like more. But I have recently found myself gradually falling in love with its musical numbers; particularly today’s focus. Continue reading

Favourite Moments in Fiction #4 – Yu VS Shadow Mitsuo (Persona 4: The Animation)

WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for the following:

Persona 4: The Animation
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4

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I know a lot of people weren’t fond of this anime adaptation of one of the most beloved JRPGs ever made, but I personally found it decent. At the very least, I enjoyed just spending time with its cast of characters again. Plus, it certainly had some kick-ass moments of its own, like this one. Continue reading

Favourite Moments in Fiction #3 – Jack Discovers Christmas Town (The Nightmare Before Christmas)

WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for The Nightmare Before Christmas

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For Christmas last year, I wrote an article all about why I loved The Nightmare Before Christmas – my go-to Christmas movie for the last several years. While I covered pretty much every element as to why I love it so much, I figured I’d go into a little bit more detail regarding one of my favourite scenes from the movie – main character Jack Skellington discovering Christmas Town AKA the “What’s This?” musical number. Continue reading