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Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion DVD Review

Director: Susumo Kudo

Starring: Megumi Hayashibara, Hilary Hassg, Hiroki Touchi, David Matranga, Kazuya Nakai, Kalob Martinez, Norito Yashima, Andy McAvin, Tsutomu Isobe, David Wald

Running Time: 65 Minutes

Certificate: 15

Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion is part two of an anime trilogy based on a series of novels by Tow Ubukata, which focus on Rune, a 15 year old prostitute given the option to be brought back to life as a government agent, after a brutal attack. The first film Mardock Scramble: The First Compression was an interesting film, but lacked an engaging story and was mostly made up of explanatory dialogue. Does the second outing prove any better?

The main reason to watch the Mardock Scramble films is because of the stunning animation. It is absolutely gorgeous in just about every sense of the word. The colours are bold and bright at times, but the animators also know how to construct memorable shading.
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New On Blu-ray and DVD This Week

With President’s Day weekend behind us it’s now time to think about some late Valentine’s Day presents. In case you want to pick up something extra for your valentine or you completely forgot to get something at all, a great movie on Blu-ray or DVD makes a perfect gift. Fortunately, there’s some new ones coming out this week just in time.

Among this week’s selection we’re interested in are new to Blu-ray movies such as Law Abiding Citizen, Halo Legends, the Dirty Harry Collection, Contempt, Akira Kurosawa’s Ran and debut of TV series Barnaby Jones and the latest installment of Cannon. Also, Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas (pictured above with Joe Pesci, Ray Liotta and Robert De Niro) gets the 20th Anniversary treatment with a new Blu-ray release.

Movies

Black Dynamite ~ Michael Jai White (Blu-ray and DVD)

Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever ~ Michael Bowen,
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