Archive for September 24, 2017
Naruto is one of the most popular and commercially successful anime of all time. The series has spawned countless movies, video games and even fashion products as it has marched towards a position of global recognition. Now, as the sequel series Boruto continues on in its first year, seems like as good a time as any to talk about the fan-favorite series from a slightly critical perspective.
Despite how popular it is, some things about the show just don’t make sense. Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto was too busy trying to establish his world and develop the characters to ensure that everything lined up properly. Obviously an audience member needs to undergo a suspension ...
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You’ve got to spend money to make money. That’s the rule, right? Well, no. And if the movie industry doesn’t learn that soon they’re going to be in serious trouble.
This has been one of the worst Summers for Hollywood in recent memory. Box office attendance was down, more major tentpoles than ever bombed and it was capped off with the worst Labor Day weekend since 1999. Within that there have been successes – Get Out, Wonder Woman and IT all bucked the trend – but they’re taken as outliers.
The industry has not taken this sitting down and has aggressively lashed out at all sides. Rotten Tomatoes ...
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Even those who have never seen a Star Wars film before know what the Millennium Falcon looks like. It’s a sci-fi relic that has become so famous that it’s gained a life beyond its source material and become something so much bigger.
Some of the most thrilling moments from the original Star Wars trilogy are the times when the Millennium Falcon is saving the day and kicking ass. Han Solo is a fan favorite character from the franchise, but would people love him nearly as much without his iconic ship in tow?
As excited as audiences ...
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The first trailer for HBO’s documentary Spielberg has been released. Few directors have mastered various genres as successfully as Steven Spielberg has, exploring multiple themes in science fiction, drama, crime, and more. With a nearly 50-year career in filmmaking, Spielberg is one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood Era, with three of his films – Jaws, E.T the Extra-Terrestrial, and Jurassic Park – defining the blockbuster term for modern cinema.
The legendary director switched places from behind the camera to in front of it for the HBO documentary Spielberg. Directed and produced by Susan Lacy (American Masters), the documentary will premiere at the New York Film Festival on October 5th before its debut on HBO ...
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The ability to absorb the powers of any mutant of your choice (or any non-mutant, for that matter) seems like the perfect skill for any Marvel character to have. Need to fly, heal, and slice and dice all at the same time? Take off your glove and take it!
Sure, the proximity of the mutants who have those abilities is a key factor in the usefulness of such a power, but X-Men‘s scrappy Rogue is usually pretty resourceful about using her abilities. Except when she’s not.
Every mutant has that whole adjustment period to get accustomed to their powers. It’s like adolescence but with mortal peril involved. Between great personal ...
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