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Paramount and Bad Robot to adapt the hit Japanese anime Your Name

October 2, 2017

Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot have announced that they have won the rights to adapt the popular Japanese animated film Your Name for the silver screen. The two companies will work with Toho Co., Ltd, the producers of the original animated film. Toho will then handle the release of the film within Japan.... Continue Reading

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J.J. Abrams’s The God Particle is forming

March 30, 2016

J.J. Abrams looks determined to continue his push for racial diversity in Hollywood with the latest cast announcement for his long-speculated sci-fi thriller, The God Particle.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane (USA, 2016)

March 12, 2016

Producer J.J Abrams is a big fan of mystery, so the frugal promotional campaign leading up to 10 Cloverfield Lane, a film that is conceptually linked to shaky-cam monster classic Cloverfield, really wasn’t all that surprising. A trailer was randomly sprung upon us featuring serial scene-stealer John Goodman getting smacked over the head with a bottle by a panicked Mary Elizabeth Winstead before she tries to escape what seems like – and is – a decked out underground bunker was the most salient sequence from the trailer, and it didn’t give much of anything away, contrasting it with the average 21st century film trailer, which is on average full of so much exposition that viewers often go into modern cinema with too much of an expectation, knowing most of the story already, which often lessens the impact of the more thrill-based features. The only expectation we had from 10 Cloverfield Lane was it’s impressive, small cast and crew, and the fact that it apparently moved in Cloverfield’s universe in some way.... Continue Reading

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