Spiraken Manga Review

26
Mar

Spiraken Movie Review Ep 108: Tales From The East

Let's get down to business and show you the world. In this episode of the Spiraken Movie review, Xan and Jacqie finish off the theme month of Family, Fantasy, and Fantastic Pixie Dust with not one but two great films from Walt Disney. Both of these movies have action, adventure, romance and an unlikely hero. The first is the great chinese biography "Mulan" directed by Barry Cook and starring Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Miguel Ferrer, Harvey Fierstein, June Foray, George Takei & Pat Morita.

Mulan
25
Mar

Anime Boston 2016

Aloha Everyone, Xan here at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston MA, attending Anime Boston. So far the attendees seem in a great mood and things are going well. If you want to hear me speak about some cool topics. Check out my panels at 

1130- Room 310 For 20 Additional Manga Recommendations for Grown Ups
8:00 - Room 206 for Gambatte!: Sports in Manga
11:00- Room 206  for Gaijin: Non Japanese Characters in Anime/ Manga
and 
1230: Room 309 for From Under the Bed, Horror in Anime & Manga

There will be a proper review on Monday and also our final installment of Spiraken's Month of Fantasy, Families, and Fantastic Pixie Dust

hope to see you at my panels
19
Mar

Spiraken Movie Review Ep 107: Lewis Carrol Must Have Taken A Lot of LSD When He Wrote This?!

Twas Brillig and the Slithy Tove, Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. In this episode of the Spiraken movie review, Xan and Jacqie review the third film in our theme month of Family, Fantasy, and Fantastic Pixie Dust. So sit back and prepare to follow a white rabbit down a magical hole as our hosts review the Walt Disney Classic, "Alice In Wonderland" directed by Clyde Geronimi and starring Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn, Sterling Holloway, Jerry Colonna, Verna Felton, J. Pat O'Malley, Bill Thompson and Heather Angel

Alice in Wonderland
Besides discussing the potential psychedelic nature of this film, our hosts talk about how influential this film is and how the remakes can never compare to this classic film. Remember this film is owned by Walt Disney Pictures, Watch and support Disney  Hope you enjoy 

Cheshire

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12
Mar

Spiraken Movie Review Ep 106: A Good Pair of Shoes Can Take You Anywhere

In this episode of the Spiraken movie review, Xan and Jaxie continue the theme Month of Family, Fantasy, and Fantastic Pixie Dust, with a magical film about fairy godmothers, glass slippers and true love. So let out your inner child and relax as we review the Walt Disney Classic, "Cinderella" directed by Clyde Geronimi and starring Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley,Verna Felton,Rhoda Williams,James MacDonald,Luis van Rooten,Don Barclay,Mike Douglas and Lucille Bliss

Cinderelli
Our hosts talk about the origins of this masterpiece and how is compares to the source material and its predecessor, Snow White.They  also discuss Lady Tremaine's motivation and remind our listeners to check out White Duck Events "BBC Tea Party in the Park"on April 16th.   Remember this film is owned by Walt Disney Pictures, Watch and support disney  Hope you enjoy 

Cinderella

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5
Mar

Spiraken Movie Review Ep 105: Disney’s Folly or Disney’s Finest

Spiraken begins their Month of Family, Fantasy, and Fantastic Pixie Dust, with arguably the most innovate, beautiful and magical film ever created. So let out your inner child and relax as we review the Walt Disney Classic, "Snow White & The Seven Dwarves" directed by David Hand and starring Adriana Caselotti,Lucille La Verne, Harry Stockwell,Roy Atwell,Pinto Colvig,Otis Harlan, Scotty Mattraw,Billy Gilbert, Eddie Collins, Moroni Olsen, Stuart Buchanan

SW
Our hosts talk about the origins of this masterpiece and how is compares to the source material. Remember this film is owned by Walt Disney Pictures, Watch and support disney  Hope you enjoy 

grumpy

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4
Mar

Spiraken XanChat: Ep 02: Ghostbusters Reboot & Other News

In this episode of Spiraken's chat cast, Xan & Jaxie talk about some brand new movie newsu 

ghostbuster

So besides talking about the latest news on The Dark Tower film adaptation, The BVS casting issues and predictions about the new Ghostbusters Movie, Xan rants about The US adaptation of Cardcaptor, remineses about old time anime and Jaxie shows her geek cred. Hope you enjoy

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1
Mar

Spiraken XanChat Ep 1: Cosplay and How it doesn’t matter how you look

 Xan is joined by Jacqie as they try a new version of the old Spiraken Rant Podcast. So Here's the First Episode of Spiraken's Xanchats, Where we talk about one topic per episode and discuss the pros and cons of such things 

Jacqie 

In This episode, Jacqie and Xan discuss the nature of Cosplay and how it affects people's body image. There is discussion on why it is ok to not look exactly like the source of your cosplay and why certain things happen the way it does. There is also talk about #29daysforblackcosplay and Jacqie answers a question about herself at the end of the podcast (Note That there is no editing to this podcast so there are lots of umms, uhhs and other mistakes but it is a more freeform podcast)

There is also two live stream versions on live stream.you can check out Let us know what you think about the show and if it is worth continuing. Also check out Xan's livestream for more cool stuff;Hope you enjoy

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