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Enough Already, Tom Cruise


Tom Cruise’s new movie “Edge of Tomorrow” is an adaptation of a military sci-fi light novel by Hiroshi Sakurazaka called “All You Need is Kill”. His light novel is pretty sweet if you just like action and cursing. The main character, Keiji Kiriya  is a new recruit – let me restate that – NEW recruit in the United Defense Force. ...

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How does Mushishi live action compare to the anime?

Film Title: Mushi-shi (Bug Master)

You may be aware of my love for the anime show Mushishi, and with its second season due to begin airing this April, now seems like a good time to discuss one of Mushishi’s other mediums – it exists as a manga, an anime, and also as a live action film. Let’s see how the film version compares to its ...

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300: Rise of an Empire Review


When the original 300 stormed movie theaters in 2007 it represented a new age in action movies. A film based on Frank Miller’s graphic novel of the same name. The film that put Zach Snyder on the map was a blend of bloody violence, excellent swordplay, and a visual style that has inspired plenty of imitators since. 300 made Gerard ...

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Comes to Netflix

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars has recently made the jump to Netflix and it is glorious. The Cartoon Network powerhouse has taken the title of the “best thing to come out of the prequel saga since…ever” and was unceremoniously cancelled last year. There had been talk of a final season coming to air in some capacity that would wrap the ...

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The Last of Us Gets a Film Deal

Any predictions on who will get the leading roles?

The Last of Us has just been confirmed for a live action film deal with Screen Gems. While the game is still hot and the topic of a post-apocalyptic world is still appealing Screen Gems is lucky to snag this. The movie will follow the same plot as the game. We come in 20 years after a virus wipes out ...

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Main Villain for “Jurassic World” Cast


You know that loveable teddy bear of a cop on the TV series “Law and Order”, Vincent D’Onofrio? He’s the main villain. With good reason too; no one that loveable can’t not be pure evil. (Or maybe you remember him from “Full Metal Jacket”? Not so cuddly anymore.) Notice how I keep saying main villain? That’s because Iffran Khan – ...

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The Wind Rises: Miyazaki’s “Last Film”

Naoko Satomi painting with a baguette.

In late 2013 legendary writer, director, producer, and animator, Hayao Miyazaki stated that he would be retiring after the release of his film, The Wind Rises. If you love Miyazaki don’t worry, he will – yet again – not be retiring as stated on a Japanese radio show this past New Year’s Eve. This will be Miyazaki’s sixth retirement announcement ...

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