title: Black Lagoon


2019


'Black Lagoon': Boiled Harder 
The animated adaptation of Rei Hiroe's ferocious homage to '80s action and Hong Kong cinema has all the attitude and muscle of its source, and also all its soul and insight
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2016


The Long And Winding Review 
Covering an ongoing series can become an exercise in minutiae or futility. Here's the strategy I chose to keep my involvement active without also having it eat me alive
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2015


What's Different This Time Around? 
How all the ways you change between re-watchings of a favorite show give you new perspective on old things
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Return To The 'Black Lagoon' 
After five years, volume 10 of 'Black Lagoon' -- but was all that made this series great only an artifact of its moment in time?
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2014


Let's Film This: 'Black Lagoon' 
How is it that a live-action 'Black Lagoon' -- itself a loving homage to John Woo and Jerry Bruckheimer alike -- hasn't yet been put on the slate?
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Honor Between Thieves 
If Hollywood is allegedly plundering anime for ideas and inspirations, that only shows it has good taste -- but it's an awkward thesis at best
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