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Seoul Station (trailer).

March 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Seoul Station (trailer).

Directed by Yeon Sang-ho who also directed Train to Busan, Seoul Station is a new animated prequel to the zombie horror anime. In cinemas from Friday 17th March, including: Picturehouse Hackney – Fri 17th – 8pm. Pictureville Bradford – Sat 18th – 8pm. Southampton Harbour Lights – Sat 18th – 8pm. DOY Brighton – Sat […]

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Ghost In the Shell: it’s a shell game (new trailer).

February 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ghost In the Shell: it’s a shell game (new trailer).

Here’s the new trailer for the paramount movie of Ghost In the Shell … if you like your scifi films based on the manga comic-books of Japanese genius Masamune Shirow, then this flick might just be the only game in town for 2017. Cyborg anti-terrorist police take on cyborg villains with a conspiracy twist. The official […]

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Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter (Studio Ghibli trailer).

January 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter (Studio Ghibli trailer).

Here’s the new trailer for the anime version of Ronia the Robber’s Daughter (Swedish: Ronja Rövardotter), the 1981 children’s fantasy book by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, as reimagined by Studio Ghibli’s Gorō Miyazaki.

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Ghost In The Shell movie (trailer).

November 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ghost In The Shell movie (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for anime/manga favourite Ghost In The Shell, this time redone as a live action film with Scarlett Johansson. Masamune Shirow will be so proud. Cyborg policewoman The Major (Scarlett Johansson), and her task force Section 9 thwart cyber criminals and hackers. Now, they must face a new enemy who will stop at nothing to […]

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Yo-Kai Watch: The Movie Event (2016) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

October 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Yo-Kai Watch: The Movie Event (2016) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

Fast-paced and amusing, ‘Yo-Kai Watch: The Movie Event’ is a Japanese animated fantasy action film aimed seemingly at children but in Japan probably has a following of all ages and is based on a video game. The hero of the stories is a boy who can use a watch to see invisible spirits, mostly friendly, […]

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Kubo And The Two Strings (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

August 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Kubo And The Two Strings (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

Every once in a while there is family-friendly entertainment that lives up to its wonderment in imaginative storytelling and stunning visual scope. Certainly this is the case with the stimulating yet meditative Japanese animated fantasy-adventure ‘Kubo And The Two Strings’. Undeniably vibrant and philosophical in committed heart and soul, ‘Kubo And The Two Strings’ is a majestic masterpiece in […]

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The Animated Adventures of Firefly (teaser trailer).

August 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Animated Adventures of Firefly (teaser trailer).

Here’s the teaser trailer for The Animated Adventures of Firefly. Now, what do we need to do to make Stephen Byrne’s vision of an animated reboot actually happen? Hey, Netflix and Amazon Studios, are you listening?

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When Marnie Was There (trailer), latest Studio Ghibli anime.

April 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
When Marnie Was There (trailer), latest Studio Ghibli anime.

Here’s the first trailer for the new anime movie, When Marnie Was There, from the cream of the crop of the Japanese studios . . . Studio Ghibli. A tale of love, loneliness, and friendship, When Marnie Was There is the story of an emotionally distant adolescent girl, who upon being sent to live with relatives […]

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Anomalisa (2015) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

January 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Anomalisa (2015) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

‘Anomalisa’employs stop-motion animation for what is a very adult story. Two strangers meet going to a conference and one, a celebrated author on the subject of customer service, ironically is just not a people person. He does however meet Lisa, who is a bit intimidated by his fame. Michael is anxious to manipulate Lisa to […]

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (trailer).

December 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (trailer).

The Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon follow-up, Sword of Destiny, is heading your way on Netflix soon (the sequel to the 2000 movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). Hitting IMAX as well as Netflix on February 2016, we believe. Ah, martial arts, wire-work, is that still a popular sub-genre outside of the Chinese and other Asian markets?

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