Monthly Archives: December 2010

Norwegian Wood Movie

“I once had a girl, or should I say she once had me” is a line from the song Norwegian Wood by The Beatles which this Movie and Novel got it’s name from. The film haunts me in the way … Continue reading

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Norwegian Wood Novel

The first story I read by Haruki Murakami was the short story “On Seeing My 100 Percent Woman One Fine April Morning” having heard that it was a favorite story of an actor I admired and having also read that … Continue reading

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Godzilla: Final Wars

What in the name of holy blue F**k is this? I’ve seen some bad movies in my time and this ranks high among them. A 50th anniversary film for Godzilla in 2004 and this is how Toho decided to send … Continue reading

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Space Battleship Yamato Live action Movie

I was pretty excited to see this as I enjoyed the series quite a bit. Unfortunately it’s more of a typical Generic Sci-fi movie. It looks like Yamato, everything is there. Beautiful effects, wave motion Canon, the Yamato lifting off … Continue reading

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Space Battleship Yamato Season 1

Before Yamato came along animations were usually based on successful Mangas. Space Battleship Yamato was the first animation that was done with nothing to back up the possibility it might be successful. It was simultaneously released as an animation and … Continue reading

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Battle Royale 3-D

New opening and ending credits with a techno version of Verdi’s Requiem adding an extra umf to the movie, a lot of the most noticeable 3D consists of CGI blood splatters and bullets firing out of the screen which look … Continue reading

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Battle Royale Novel

The most violent novel I have ever read I don’t think I’ve ever read a novel like this that has made me squince at the detailed description of violent acts and murder preformed by the students. The message of the … Continue reading

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Kurosawa Exhibition

This years marks the 100th anniversary of Kurosawa’s birth. Throughout the year Japan has been celebrating his centenary through exhibitions and attractions featuring his art work and international posters of his movies as well as screenings of his most celebrated … Continue reading

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