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Archive for 2009/08

Sci-fi: Stars and robots

Kavik Ryx looks at a couple of older sci-fi classics, first with the slow-paced but engaging Banner of the Stars, and then the fun Patlabor: The Movie, which is brought down by a few too many infodumps.  Enjoy.

A glowing review of a live action piece

For reasons unknown to even myself, I’ve never really bothered watching any of the live action pieces from Japan.  Aside from Battle Royale, which I’ve wholly massacred with my friends, I’ve never really cared for what the Japanese can do with real flesh and blood people, especially since I’m behind in so many of the […]

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