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Alita: Battle Angel

   I don't usually get out to new movies. I don't really get out much at all unless I am browsing antique malls, second hand stores, and yard sales. Yesterday, like my Aquaman outing last month, was an exception.     Alita: Battle Angel was a really great interpretation of the anime, and I am… Continue reading Alita: Battle Angel

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Blind Fury (1989)

   Blind Fury (1989) was a tip of a hat to the classic Zatoichi films of the 60's through the 80's. It brought the story of a blind swordsman in a more relatable way to western audiences. I adore the Zatoichi series, and was still very entertained by this movie. While it has been decades… Continue reading Blind Fury (1989)

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American Ninja

   So in the 1980's, Ninja were like a force of nature. They caused more mayhem and damage than any natural disaster. From over complicated plans by evil masterminds, to simple plot devices, Ninja were always there to save the entertainment industry's day.      This evening I pulled up American Ninja on the Plex… Continue reading American Ninja

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What was Your Favorite Version of Dracula?

       What was your favorite version of the Count? Pedestrian as they may be, my choices are Lugosi, Lee, and Oldman. Each one of these men brought something special to the role of the undead master of the night. If there were no rights issues with the estate of Stoker, the Count from… Continue reading What was Your Favorite Version of Dracula?

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From Animation to Film: The Last Airbender

   So last night we went down the rabbit-hole and fired up the Multiverse Cinema Box to watch M. Night Shyamalan's "Last Airbender". Apart from the casting issues, particularly with the Water Tribe, the beginning of the film started off pretty strong and faithful to the original series. Things began to veer off course quickly,… Continue reading From Animation to Film: The Last Airbender