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Quentin Tarantino talks Kung Fu flicks (audio interview).

April 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Quentin Tarantino talks Kung Fu flicks (audio interview).

Quentin Tarantino chats about his high-kicking obsession with the Kung Fu movie genre. Yes, Dan Halsted, head programmer at Portland’s Hollywood Theatre, sits down with his friends and filmmaker Quentin Tarantino for a long and riveting natter about the martial arts film genre.

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Studio Ghibli release splendid anime backgrounds for Zoom conferencing (news).

April 18, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Studio Ghibli release splendid anime backgrounds for Zoom conferencing (news).

Are you still using fake billion-dollar apartment pictures as your Zoom background to make work colleagues jealous? That’s so last week, my friend. For now, you can download any one of a number of fab Studio Ghibli backgrounds designed for teleconferencing at home. Yes, you too can pretend you are in such classics as Howl’s […]

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Altered Carbon: Resleeved (Netflix anime: trailer).

March 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Altered Carbon: Resleeved (Netflix anime: trailer).

Anime Altered Carbon: Resleeved comes to Netflix on March 19th 2020 via the team behind Cowboy Bebop, exploring the expanded universe of science fiction actioner “Altered Carbon” in their new anime adaptation (based on the novels by Richard K. Morgan). On Planet Latimer, everything is temporary, but honour is forever. Altered Carbon: Resleeved hits Netflix […]

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Transformers War For Cybertron Trilogy: Siege (anime trailer).

February 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Transformers War For Cybertron Trilogy: Siege (anime trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the new animated Transformers War For Cybertron Trilogy: Siege coming to Netflix in the near future. In the midst of ongoing war on Cybertron, forces of good and evil clash as they search for the source of their power: the Allspark. This may not be the life they imagined, but it’s […]

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Reboot: The Definitive Mainframe Edition (DVD TV series review).

February 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Reboot: The Definitive Mainframe Edition (DVD TV series review).

As the creators of ‘Reboot’ explain in their audio commentary, this was the first fully computer animated TV series that attracted children and adults alike. With no one knowing what was inside a computer, it gave them the freedom to make Mainframe the way they liked. Oddly, as the users, the humans when playing games […]

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Gundam: real-scale walking mecha to become major Japanese tourist attraction (news).

January 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Gundam: real-scale walking mecha to become major Japanese tourist attraction (news).

If you like your Japanese mecha big, as in Gundam-size, then you’re in luck! The City of Yokohama in Japan is opening a tourist attraction which is basically a full-size Gundam base with a real-scale moving Gundam the same size as a NASA rocket launch gantry. They’re planning to open the site – called Gundam […]

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Away (2019) (animated film review).

December 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Away (2019) (animated film review).

I settled down to watch ‘Away’, an animated feature film with anticipation. It’s not Disney and it’s not Manga, so it’s going to be different. It certainly is different. Before we get to commenting on the film let’s get the credits out of the way as it won’t take long. The film was written, directed, […]

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Ten Years with Hayao Miyazaki (interview/documentary – part one).

November 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ten Years with Hayao Miyazaki (interview/documentary – part one).

A behind-the-scenes examination of the genius of Japan’s best known anime film director and co-founder of Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki. Miyazaki allowed one lucky documentary filmmaker to shadow him at work, as he dreamed up characters and plot lines for what would become his 2008 flick, “Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea.” In this […]

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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (Netflix anime: trailer).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (Netflix anime: trailer).

Anime The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened is arriving December 30th 2019 on Netflix. Kusuo Saiki is a high school student who was born with psychic abilities, including telepathy, psychokinesis, teleportation, and other talents. Despite having all these powers, Saiki faces all kinds of hardships and tries to avoid attention as much as possible. […]

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Levius (Netflix anime: trailer).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Levius (Netflix anime: trailer).

Levius is a new Netflix anime streaming on November 28th 2019 (based on the manga comic-book of the same name). With the casualties of war still haunting him, young Levius uses his prosthetic arm to take his fight into the brutal world of Mecha Boxing. 

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