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    Rock turned his back on family. You don't forget...

    Rock turned his back on family. You don't forget family, even if family forgets you.

    Salud, mi familia.
  2. The new Fast and Furious movie opens with a...

    The new Fast and Furious movie opens with a flashback, and to make it period appropriate the quality of the film looks like it would have back then; grainy. It's an effective technique, but I...
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    Singular Point is dope as hell. Seems like a...

    Singular Point is dope as hell. Seems like a radical take, but in it's own way it takes the genre all the way back to the basics of mystery sci-fi.
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    Only a few episodes in, but I gotta say: Singular...

    Only a few episodes in, but I gotta say: Singular Point is fantastic. Very happy that Toho is really experimenting with Godzilla instead of just churning out 'cookie cutter' Godzilla movies like in...
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    Godzilla Singular Point drops on Netflix in a few...

    Godzilla Singular Point drops on Netflix in a few hours!
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    ^ Yes, like the previous Yokai movie (from 2005)...

    ^ Yes, like the previous Yokai movie (from 2005) its a kids fantasy movie - both directed by the somewhat infamous Takeshi Miike, who's known in the West for violent and disturbing films like...
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    ^ The Yokai movies shared some staff and cast...

    ^ The Yokai movies shared some staff and cast with the Daimajin movies back on the day, but weren't related in any other way besides both being franchises rooted in Japanese folklore.
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    I enjoyed how, even though Godzilla is still...

    I enjoyed how, even though Godzilla is still basically a good guy in the movie, he gets to play up being the villain in the narrative. I like Godzilla to have a mean streak. Glad he's an apocalyptic...
  9. The idea of doing amazing swordfights on screen...

    The idea of doing amazing swordfights on screen is very appealing to me.
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    I can appreciate the goofy charm of Minilla and...

    I can appreciate the goofy charm of Minilla and the solemnity of the original 1954 film. The variety of different tones is one of the reasons I live the genre so much - there's a movie or a show for...
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    Minilla is funny. It's just simple slapstick. A...

    Minilla is funny. It's just simple slapstick. A little troll getting bopped on the head with a rock or falling down and busting his ass - you know, comedy gold!
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    Minilla is dope. Great to see the character...

    Minilla is dope. Great to see the character becoming popular and merchandised again after decades if being treated like the Adam West Batman used to be treated. Son of Godzilla also has a terrific...
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    - also, remember the '70s was a time of economic...

    - also, remember the '70s was a time of economic crisis and contraction of the Japanese film industry. So effects in things like the Godzilla films of the time are interesting once you get into how...
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    I love the miniature effects. Jurassic Park came...

    I love the miniature effects. Jurassic Park came out when I was in kindergarten, so I've been used to realistic CGI and Hollywood effects practically my entire life, yet in my childhood to today I've...
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    And now an Amazon listing for the English...

    And now an Amazon listing for the English language release of the recent gargantuan art book "Godzilla: History of Formative Arts 1954-2016" - this thing is all huge, high quality photos of Godzilla...
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    Any chance that the broken-up...

    Any chance that the broken-up theatrical/streaming releases for big blockbusters could open the door for smaller and mid-budget films to sneak in? The kind if movies that, back in they day, were sold...
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    They kept pairing Audrey with way-older actors in...

    They kept pairing Audrey with way-older actors in the '50s. I read Cary Grant was so self-conscious about the age difference between him and Audrey Hepburn in Charade he made sure the plot had her...
  18. FilmStruck, Drama Fever (sp?), the staff at...

    FilmStruck, Drama Fever (sp?), the staff at Warner Archive, MAD Magazine, Vertigo, gutting of DC comics staff, all the long-term employees across multiple fields let go.... etc. Things with legacy or...
  19. Corporate mergers are bad - but this strikes me...

    Corporate mergers are bad - but this strikes me as better than the alternative. AT&T has been a terrible fit: these phone company folks don't seem to know squat about making movies and TV shows. So...
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    I'd watch a series that is just the defense team...

    I'd watch a series that is just the defense team fighting monsters! In fact, Ultraseven is a bit like that sometimes - that was the initial concept for the show, and as a result there are quite a few...
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    I don't like form changes. It often takes away...

    I don't like form changes. It often takes away the problem solving aspect of trying to figure out the monster-of-the-week's weakness and teaming up with the human defense team. Those are what I watch...
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    ^ I love Ultraman in general, but honestly; I...

    ^ I love Ultraman in general, but honestly; I think a lot of the Ultra designs (especially more recent ones) are too busy and the best looking ones are more sleek and simplified, deferentiated by a...
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    ^ The visual seems to indicate that this'll be...

    ^ The visual seems to indicate that this'll be based on the original Ultraman - in looks, at least. Both this and Shin seem to essentially be using the original design, which is fine by me, as I...
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    ^ it wasn't my first choice either... but with...

    ^ it wasn't my first choice either... but with the talent involved, the synopsis keying in on some key themes of the franchise, and the fact that being animated means it won't necessarily have to...
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    So.. like a month ago Shusuke Kaneko (director of...

    So.. like a month ago Shusuke Kaneko (director of the Heisei Gamera trilogy) made a statement about developing a new Gamera project? I haven't seen any English language coverage of this, and I'm...
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