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Pacific Rim anime series in the works.

November 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Pacific Rim anime series in the works.

Pacific Rim is returning to the battle of Kaiju and Jaegers, this time as an original anime series on Netflix which will expand upon the story of the first two live action movies and follow two siblings – an idealistic teenage boy and his naïve younger sister – who are forced to pilot an abandoned […]

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Aladdin (Disney’s live-action movie reboot: first trailer).

October 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Aladdin (Disney’s live-action movie reboot: first trailer).

Are you ready for Aladdin, Disney’s live-action remake of the previously animated street rat Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and a certain Genie who’s the key to their future? Directed by Guy Ritchie – yeah, we know, we know – who brings, err, visceral action to the port city of Agrabah, the film stars Will Smith as […]

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Alita: Battle Angel (trailer).

October 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
Alita: Battle Angel (trailer).

The live-action version of Alita: Battle Angel is heading our way thanks to movie makers James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez. An unusual choice for Cameron’s attention, but it looks like an interesting blend of live action and CGI.

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Star Wars, A New Hope fake anime trailer.

September 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars, A New Hope fake anime trailer.

That rascal of a Russian artist, Dmitry “Ahriman” Grozov, is only at it again, producing a fabulous fake Japanese anime version of Star Wars, A New Hope. Here we are, comrade, watch it here.

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Transformers-style robots: now as rideable amusement park rides!

April 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Transformers-style robots: now as rideable amusement park rides!

You have to love SoftBank’s Asratec robotics arm, along with Japan’s Brave Robotics Company, they’ve teamed up with amusement park tech specialist J-deite Ride to develop a prototype of something I’d pay a Dollar to ride – a real Transformers-style robot you can actually sit inside and have some fun with. J-deite RIDE is a new 4-meter tall robot […]

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Attack On Titan – Season 2 (2018) (Blu-ray anime series review).

February 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Attack On Titan – Season 2 (2018) (Blu-ray anime series review).

‘Attack On Titan’ is the anime based series on the phenomenally successful debut manga by artist Hajime Isayama, has now had its second season arrive on Blu-ray. While season one was a sprawling twenty-six episodes, the second season gives the series a little more focus with only eleven episodes. For the uninitiated, ‘Attack On Titan’ […]

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Voltron Legendary Defender makes season five on Netflix.

February 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Voltron Legendary Defender makes season five on Netflix.

Classic anime TV series Voltron Legendary Defender will release its Season 5 on Netflix this 2nd March 2018.

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Starship Troopers: Traitor Of Mars (2017) (Blu-ray film review).

January 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Starship Troopers: Traitor Of Mars (2017) (Blu-ray film review).

I haven’t seen the three films that followed the original ‘Starship Troopers’ (1997), although you don’t need them to follow this adventure. The directors of ‘Starship Troopers: Traitor Of Mars’ in the extras do explain that they wanted this film more closer to Heinlein’s original 1959 book and have the marauder power-suits do thing that […]

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Alita Battle Angel (first trailer for James Cameron film).

December 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Alita Battle Angel (first trailer for James Cameron film).

Here’s the first look at James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez’s live action version of Alita: Battle Angel with the release of the first movie trailer. Rosa Salazar stars as Alita, a cyborg with a forgotten past, found and brought back to life by cyber-doctor Ido (Christoph Waltz). Based on the manga series by Yukito Kishiro, Alita: […]

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Ghost In The Shell by Andrew Osmond (book review).

October 25, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Ghost In The Shell by Andrew Osmond (book review).

Probably in common with a lot of the audience who have seen the 2017 live action film ‘Ghost In The Shell’ starring Scarlett Johansson, I was aware that the story originated as a Japanese anime title, but otherwise I had no idea about its background. In fact, my knowledge of the genre is rather paltry […]

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