Rafael Motamayor

Rafael is a freelance entertainment writer specializing in animation, whose work has appeared on Thrillist, IGN, Observer, SlashFilm, Polygon and several other outlets. He can talk for hours about why Digimon is better than Pokémon.
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A giant fish monster terrorizes Korea, but the real monster is us.
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Fast and Furious wishes it was this cool.
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Released in 2000, this ultra-violent dystopian movie wasn't allowed to officially premiere in the U.S. for 11 years, but it still managed to influence the entire sci-fe genre.
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Miyazaki's pre-Ghibli masterpiece still has a lot to teach us.
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Everything you need to know.
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There will be other American anime after this, but it will be hard to top Netflix's best original.
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The best John Carpenter movie that Carpenter never made.
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'Attack on Titan' Season 4 Part 2 release date, trailer, plot, and spoilers for the epic anime finale
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'Attack on Titan,' the anime phenomenon that has caused as much excitement as it has controversy, is coming to an end. Here's everything you need to know about 'AoT' Season 4 Part 2.
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Everything you need in a science fiction film in one neat little package.
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'Mortal Kombat' proves the 30-year-old fandom is far from finished
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This movie has been a long time coming.
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'Gravity Falls' Season 3 could exist as a video game, creator says
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Alex Hirsch reveals the story he never got to tell in the show, how he snuck secret codes into episodes, and his idea for a Gravity Falls video game.
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The steampunk genre offers a cool and unique aesthetic based on a pretty important moment in time for humanity, but there's a problem. This movie solves it.
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Believe it or not, this movie will make you afraid to go outside.
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'Animaniacs' 2020 songs explained: From "Yakko's World" to Trump jokes
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Series veteran Randy Rogel and the reboot's new songwriters tell Inverse how they updated the show's music without losing what made Animaniacs great.
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Little Superboy is in the hands of the government now.