Today is the much-anticipated opening of Pacific Rim Uprising, the sequel to the popular 2013 Guillermo Del Toro Mech/Kaiju film. Over the course of the last week, I kept thinking about the influences of the original film and the fact that Del Toro did the film not just as a love letter to his beloved monsters, but also as a tribute to Kaiju and Mecha.
Legendary Entertainment’s live-action Pokemon film is continuing to expand its cast! Ken Watanabe, known for his role in The Last Samurai and countless other films, has joined the cast of Detective Pikachu alongside Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool), Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom) and Kathryn Newton (Big Little Lies). Watanabe will portray a character named Detective Yoshida, while Smith will play […]
Afro Samurai began as a Japanese Manga created by Takashi Okazaki in 1999. The original Manga ran in Nou Nou Hau which was an avant-garde Manga anthology. The series ran from September of 1999 to May of 2000.