Christpher McQuarrie is responsible for one of the greatest screenplays of all time. The Usual Suspects. If you’ve only seen the movie but never read the screenplay, do yourself a favor and look it up. It’s wonderful. He’s also written Valkyrie and The Way of The Gun. More recently McQuarrie transitioned into directing. He directed the Tom Cruise vehicle Jack Reacher, which didn’t do as well as everyone wanted it […]
Akira is a globally beloved cultural touchstone. Individuals all over the globe thrill to the adventures of Kaneda and Tetsuo. Akira is so popular all throughout the globe that American film studios have tried to adapt the manga/anime into a live action film numerous times. The most recent attempt was set to star Kristen Stewart, Dane Dehaan, Morgan Freeman, and Ken Watanabe. Thankfully, this ill advised attempt at remaking Akira […]
The internet is a strange place. Apparently, the internet in Japan is just fucking out of control. The trailer for a new Japanese superhero film entitled Hentai Kamen: Forbidden Superhero has popped up online and it looks absolutely nutso. Here’s the synopsis: Kyosuke (Ryuhei Suzuki) is the best member of his high school martial arts club, but when he indulges in his passion for wearing women’s underwear he becomes the […]
For those who love classic Anime this may or may not be a good thing. Gatchaman or Battle of the Planets as it was released over here is getting the feature film treatment in Japan. Thankfully the trailer looks better than recent Japanese live action reboots. The film is being produced by Toho and looks visually stunning.