Tag: avatar the last airbender

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 5-6

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 5-6

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 5: Avatar Day – Strong RecommendationChapter 6: The Blind Bandit – Highest Recommendation Directed by Lauren MacMullan (Episode 5), Ethan Spaulding (Episode 6) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 In doing my standard research for this writeup, I was a little shocked to discover that Avatar […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 3-4

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 3-4

    By Matthew Moocroft Chapter 3: Return to Omashu – Strong RecommendationChapter 4: The Swamp – Strong Recommendation Directed by Ethan Spaulding (Episode 3), Giancarlo Volpe (Episode 4) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 I didn’t talk about her during my last writeup, but let’s talk Azula. Season 2’s biggest contributions […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 1-2

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 1-2

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 1: The Avatar State – Highest RecommendationChapter 2: The Cave of Two Lovers – Highest Recommendation Directed by Giancarlo Volpe (Episode 1), Lauren MacMullan (Episode 2) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 The first thing you notice about Book 2 is an immediate jump in animation […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 19-20

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 19-20

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 19: The Siege of the North – Part 1 – Highest RecommendationChapter 20: The Siege of the North – Part 2 – Highest Recommendation Directed by Lauren MacMullan (Episode 19), Dave Filoni (Episode 20) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 And we’re here! Avatar‘s first season […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 17-18

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 17-18

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 17: The Northern Air Temple – Strong RecommendationChapter 18: The Waterbending Master – Strong Recommendation Directed by Dave Filoni (Episode 17), Giancarlo Volpe (Episode 18) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 One of the things that’s sometimes hard to remember in world building is the importance […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 15-16

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 15-16

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 15: Bato of the Water Tribe – Strong RecommendationChapter 16: The Deserter – Highest Recommendation Directed by Giancarlo Volpe (Episode 15), Lauren MacMullan (Episode 16) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 I think there is an aversion to message episodes that I don’t understand in a […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 13-14

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 13-14

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 13: The Blue Spirit – Highest RecommendationChapter 14: The Fortuneteller – Strong Recommendation Directed by Dave Filoni Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 The Blue Spirit is an episode that really only could have worked right after last episode as it once again taps into the […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 11-12

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 11-12

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 11: The Great Divide – Solid RecommendationChapter 12: The Storm – Highest Recommendation Directed by Giancarlo Volpe (Episode 11), Lauren MacMullan (Episode 12) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 Two things can be true at once. Yes, The Great Divide is indeed Avatar‘s worst episode, and […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 9-10

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 9-10

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 9: The Waterbending Scroll – Strong RecommendationChapter 10: Jet – Strong Recommendation Directed by Anthony Lioi (Episode 9), Dave Filoni (Episode 10) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 In 2005, western animation just didn’t really do serialization if at all. There were a couple of shows […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 7-8

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 7-8

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 7: The Spirit World: Winter Solstice, Part 1 – Strong RecommendationChapter 8: Avatar Roku: Winter Solstice, Part 2 – Highest Recommendation Directed by Lauren MacMullan (Episode 7), Giancarlo Volpe (Episode 8) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 Despite being billed as a two-parter, the Winter Solstice […]