3 Reasons Why Dragon Ball Z Is So Difficult To Translate To Live-Action

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As a lifelong Dragon Ball fan, you can imagine how distraught I was when hearing the tragic news of Akira Toriyama’s sudden passing last month. The news struck fans across the globe, with millions taking to comment sections, forums, and anywhere else around the inter-webs to share their personal stories of just how much the … Read more

Review: Netflix’s Avatar The Last Airbender – At Least It’s Better Than The Movie

I had the amazingly good fortune as an 11 year old boy to be seated in front of the television in our basement on February 21, 2005, for the long-awaited premiere of Avatar: The Last Airbender. Over the past few months, the ads for the new fantasy series had played on Nickelodeon, over and over, … Read more

Apple Vision Pro And The Future Of Watching Movies In VR

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Ever since I can remember I’ve dreamt of having a movie theatre at home. A large, gorgeous screen paired with a high-end sound system to enjoy my favourite films and video games in the most immersive way possible, all from the comfort of my living room. Unfortunately, that dream has yet to come to fruition … Read more

“Blue Eye Samurai” — Race, Bodies, & The Anger To Exist

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“Why do I want a child who looks more white?” This was the question Amber Noizumi, creator of Netflix’s Blue Eye Samurai, asked herself after she’d gleefully texted her white husband and co-creator, Michael Green, about their newborn daughter’s “strikingly blue eyes.” Her husband’s indifferent reply of “Cool” prompted the reflective question and, in turn, … Read more

I’m Cautiously Optimistic For Netflix’s Upcoming “Avatar: The Last Airbender” Series

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Three months after Netflix released their live-action television adaption of one of Japan’s most beloved IPs, One Piece, the company have just posted the teaser trailer for their live-action adaption of another fan-favourite, Avatar: The Last Airbender. The original animated show was a hit during the mid-2000s, and is heralded as one of the West’s … Read more

With The Success Of Netflix’ One Piece, It May Be Time For Dragon Ball Z To Return To Live Action

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Since its August 31st premiere, Netflix’ live-action adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s massively popular manga, One Piece, has topped the streamer’s charts week-after-week, getting viewers by the millions to tune into the show. That, coupled with its surprisingly solid critical reception, makes for a first as far as western live-action adaptations of Japanese anime and/or manga … Read more

Stranger Things 5 – First Look Teased, But With One Drawback

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We have our first look at Stranger Things 5, but the image revealed by the writers behind the series is a little different than a typical trailer or promotional poster. In a graphical mock-up, immortalized as a gif and shared to the Stranger Things X (formerly Twitter) account, the writing team teased what the final season … Read more

Stranger Things 5 Resumes Production As Strike Ends

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With agreements in place and stalled productions pushing forward with a much-desired pace following months of uncertainty within the entertainment industry, the fifth and final season to Stranger Things is one of many high-profile shows getting back on track. It follows the conclusion of various industry strikes that have dominated headlines in recent months (September 27). … Read more

Daredevil Showrunner Calls Reboot A “Disney Scam”

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Steven DeKnight, the showrunner of the first season of Netflix’s Daredevil, has labelled the upcoming reboot, Daredevil: Born Again, a “Disney scam” and said he would not “see a penny” from the reboot following Disney’s decision to rebrand the series (H/T NME). Disney+ launched in 2019, and one year earlier, Daredevil was axed on Netflix after three seasons, … Read more

David Harbour Teases The “Moving” Stranger Things Finale

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David Harbour knows how Stranger Things ends, and the actor has opted to tease audiences eagerly awaiting to learn what Season 5 of the hit sci-fi series will offer. During an interview on The Happy Sad Confused podcast with Josh Horowitz (see below), Harbour said the final series would “pay off the OG characters in big ways” and … Read more