Why Did the One Piece Live Action Work?

Netflix has finally struck gold with “One Piece,” their latest live-action anime adaptation. Oblogatory looks into how this show made such a big wave.

The Red Shoes

Oblogatory watches “The Red Shoes,” still the gleaming pinnacle of movies about dance even on its 75th anniversary.

Blow Up (1966)

Oblogatory puts every flaw in “Blow Up” under a magnifying glass, reexamining Michelangelo Antonioni’s thriller co-starring Vanessa Redgrave.

Ikiru (1952) vs. Living (2022)

After watching Akira Kurosawa’s “Ikiru,” a ’50s film about a man dying, Oblogatory sees it reborn as 2022’s “Living,” starring Bill Nighy.

Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro

With Hayao Miyazaki’s final film, “The Boy and the Heron” coming out, Oblogatory watches his first, “Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro.”

Why Did Barbieheimer Work?

Oblogatory spends six hours in a theater to learn why Barbieheimer, the dual release of “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer,” was profitable for all.

Why is Hollywood on Strike?

For the first time since 1960, both the actors AND writers guilds have walked out on studios. Oblogatory gets into the reasons why Hollywood is on strike.