THE STAR WARS VII TRAILER! NEED WE SAY MORE?
A clever twist on the fantasy-samurai adventure, Fuse is sadly unable to realise its full potential.
A bold, sweeping and visually sumptuous tale about man’s quest to reach the stars, Wings of Honneamise is an easy film to admire, but might be a tough one to love.
A cold, challenging film of staggering beauty, Ghost in the Shell is still the purest, most influential example of the cyberpunk sci-fi so synonymous with the medium during the 1990s and perhaps the last gasp for anime’s original golden age.
If I had to describe Batman: Assault On Arkham in three words it would be ‘fun, violent and exciting’ and while it’s not going to be nominated for any Oscars any time soon I would highly recommend everyone give it a try. The title itself is rather misleading for what is essentially a Suicide Squad […]
Wow. The day has finally come. Production has finished on the fifth instalment of the Terminator franchise. And guess what? We have confirmation of the full title. Terminator Genisys. Genesis has been the working title for the movie for some time but after production wrapped up, big Arnie posted the picture above with the following […]
How about some spoiler-free musings on Guardians of the Galaxy? Oh, go on then… “I have an army!” “We have a Hulk.” Yeah, well, that’s all well and good, Tony. Y’know what your li’l ol’ movie was missin’ though? Here’s a hint – “I! AM! GROOT!” Three little words, but oh my, how they […]
What do stop-motion skeletons, terrible CGI helicopters and coffin-shaped swimming pools have in common? If you answered Ray Harryhausen’s jazz woodbines, you’d be wrong. For this week’s journey into darkest anime land, we’re going to be looking at Golgo 13: The Professional, best known screen outing for the unstoppable hitman, Duke Togo. Taking his alias […]
In the pantheon of 1980s sci-fi anime, there is one name that stands above all others. A gargantuan presence that cast the longest shadow of all, kickstarting the second wave of western fandom, and defining many of the best (and worst) traits that would be associated with the medium for years to come. I am, […]
They say Miyazaki’s retired, huh? Despite unconfirmed reports that he recanted on his decision to step down during a radio interview at the new year, it seems plausible that The Wind Rises will be his last anime feature film. Rather than go through the inevitable retrospective, however, I thought it might be more interesting to […]