We Miss VHS: ‘James and the Giant Peach’

On We’ve Bought a Blog, we’ve covered how Aaron and I remain suckers for animated films. There’s something about the genre that gets me excited every time I go to see one of these films. Perhaps it has something to do with the creativity these films require. It could be the amount of time an…

We Miss VHS! A Retrospective Series from We Bought a Blog

As a kid I was spoiled. I’ll admit it. During family vacations, before having an overhead TV and DVD player in your family car was mainstream, my dad had jerry-rigged a portable TV and VCR that allowed me to while away the long hours on car rides. During these trips, I had my go-to movies….

Review: ‘Teen Titans Go! to the Movies’ is Meta Fun

Pop fun can be the best kind of fun. It’s especially fun when that pop sugar comes from a kids film. However, what often helps kids movies transcend to larger audiences is the presence of adult humor. It’s interesting that one of the best studios to release that kind of humor has been Warner Brothers…

Undisputed Top 10 Anime OPs

Welcome to the inaugural “I need to post something to the blog but haven’t had a chance to watch anything so here’s a top 10 list” top 10 list! I decided to talk about anime OPs (opening sequences) because I feel like they are one of the things that differentiates anime from western media. It’s…