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Here's The Creepy Japanese Version Of Rocket Raccoon You Never Asked For

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While watching James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy, it's totally okay to occasionally forget that Rocket is a CGI character. I mean, who could blame you? His wit and personality are at least a little distracting, but, more importantly, he is beautifully digitally rendered and looks 100% real despite being an impossible creature. But what if Marvel Studios had decided to go a different route with their representation of the furry comic book character? What if they had decided to go in a more robotic direction? With that idea, I present you with the video you see above. If I'm understanding the translation of the Japanese YouTube description properly, this robot was in part created by a man named Okuyama Tetsushi, and, as you can see, it's most impressive (and terrifying) feature is the fact that the face is full of expression and actually looks like it is talking while »

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Weekend Box Office: No Good Deed Hits Number One, Guardians Hits $300M

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After three quiet weeks in a row at number one, Guardians of the Galaxy finally began the usual descent down the charts, but not before crossing the $300 million mark. Already the number one movie of the year so far, that total makes it one of less than fifty movies to ever bank that much money in domestic sales. No Good Deed took the number one spot with $24 million. That's not a notable opening weekend for a PG-13 thriller, but it's a financial success for a movie made on a $14 million budget. Dolphin Tale 2 landed second place with a $16 million debut, down some from the first Dolphin Tale which banked $19 million when it arrived three years ago. James Gandolfini's final feature film The Drop got a quiet start, opening in just over 809 venues. It took in $4 million and sixth place overall, but its $5,000+ per screen total was the second »

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