All posts by Artur Galvao

Artur Galvao is the Managing Editor of Talkies Network and studies philosophy at the University of Toronto. He enjoys all aspects of nerd culture and feels entitled to share his worthless opinions with the others, thus a website it born.

Ranking all the ‘God of War’ Games

Written by: Artur Galvao With a new God of War game being released on April 20th of 2018, and early reviews giving it a perfect or nearly perfect score, I though it appropriate to know how it compares with its predecessors. Therefore, I will be ranking all God of War games that have been released. ...

Top 5 Anime Movies You Need to Watch (That are not from Studio Ghibli)

Written by: Artur Galvao Undeniably Studio Ghibli and director Hayao Miyazaki have pioneered the way for anime film by raising the standards that are demanded out production studios in Japan. However, this may come as shock to some people but there exist great anime films not released by Studio Ghibli, I know, shocking isn’t it. ...

Using ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ to Explain Why Cultural Appropriation is Wrong, but Morally Permissible

Written by: Artur Galvao This is an philosophy paper written by one of our writers for his course on morally of cultural appropriation. Although no one will probably read this, I still wanted to post it for proposes an ethical theory not commonly explore in these parameters.  And, it uses “Avatar: The Last Airbender” so, ...

‘Fullmetal Alchemist (2018)’ Film Review

Written by: Artur Galvao Say what you must about the adaptations of Ghost in the Shell and Death Note, at least they look cinema, where as, Fullmetal Alchemist looks like bad cosplay on screen. Believe it or not I was excited for this film as the trailers looked decent and it seemed that Fumihiko Sori ...

Death Note Review

Written By: Artur Galvao Well it looks like the internet hates this movie, only getting a 35% on Rotten Tomatoes. However, is all this hatred justified? Are people not liking this film because it’s a bad adaptation or because it’s a bad movie? This review will attempt to answer these questions. Personally, I didn’t hate ...

2 Years Later: Remembering Mr. Satoru Iwata

Written by: Artur Galvao Around two years ago the video game community lost one of its greatest individuals. Mr. Satoru Iwata was former president of Nintendo and sadly passed away on July 11, 2015, in Kyoto, Japan. Mr. Iwata described himself as such “On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, ...

My Neighbor Totoro Review

Written By: Artur Galvao Hello guys, welcome to Ghibli July! For some reason I had dubbed this month as Ghibli July. Where all the anime reviews are about films made Studio Ghibli. I hope to get all of them done by this month but I mostly likely won’t. So, we’ll keep pushing Ghibli July until ...

7 Predictions for ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7

Written By: Artur Galvao With Game of Thrones premiering a new trailer, and season 7 airing on July 16, 2017, I thought it would be a great time to make a bunch of predictions for the upcoming season. This list will contain a score (1-10) 1 being, a “prediction that will never happen” and 10 ...

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Review

Written By: Artur Galvao Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie was a movie that I thought was going to be cash-grab on nostalgic memories of the people that grew up reading the book. Full disclosure, I was excited to watch this movie with one of my friends, but since I couldn’t, it was much harder ...

Saint Seiya Review

Written By: Artur Galvao *Warning* Biased opinions will be found in this review because of nostalgic reasons. Remember when I said that as kid I only watched anime like DBZ, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and Pokémon. Well, there is another show I watched profusely and the was Saint Seiya. Over the years, I’ve noticed that Saint Seiya does ...

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Written By: Artur Galvao After being introduced to anime through Fullmetal Alchemist and its rebooted series (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood), I was craving another anime series just as great to watch. Somehow, I stumbled onto a show called Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion. The best way to explain this series to someone that has never ...

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Review

Written By: Artur Galvao I might as well just come right out and say it — I have never been a fan of Anime. In general, I watch it if it happens to be on, but more for background noise than for the actual plot content. But this series changed my mind about all that. ...

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