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Click Here for additional info on release dates and cast. Related Content: 'Ghost In The Shell' Director Boards Live-Action Patlabor Full Size Patlabor Mecha Spotted En Route To Live-Action Filming Official Promo Art From Live-Action Patlabor Movie Patlabor also known as Mobile Police Patlabor, is a 1988 anime and manga that centered around the special robotics force of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police as they solved various cases in a then-near-future of 1998. There have been several anime films, anime series, mangas, light novels and video games to date. The film will not be a remake of Mamoru Oshii's (Ghost in the Shell) original anime but will instead tell a completely new story. The project has been dubbed Patlabor - The Third Generation and is set in 2013, where the Tokyo Metropolitan Police force has been disbanded. The Tmp has been dispersed into two separate divisions, Section 2, "police robots" Division 1 and »
New details have been revealed on the Patlabor live-action movie from Japan's Tohokushinsha Film Corporation. The film will not be a remake of amoru Oshii's (Ghost in the Shell) original anime but will instead tell a completely new story. The project has been dubbed Patlabor - The Third Generation and is set in 2013, where the Tokyo Metropolitan Police force has been disbanded. The Tmp has been dispersed into two separate divisions, Section 2, "police robots" Division 1 and Section 2 "barely holding on, budget cut" Division 2. Former singer Erina Mano will play the lead heroine, Akira Izumino. Rounding out the cast are Seiji Fukushi as Yūma Shiobara, Rina Oota as Ekaterina Krachevna Kankaeva, voice-actor Shigeru Chiba will play his anime character, maintenance squad chief Shigeo Shiba, and Toshio Kakei as Captain Keiji Gotōda. The project will be released in several installments that will receive »
News Simon Brew 21 May 2013 - 19:41
The Xbox 720 is now the Xbox One. And we've got the basic details of it here...
Microsoft has finally taken the wraps off its Xbox 360 successor, the Xbox One. The third generation of its Xbox line of consoles, the machine has been confirmed for release later this year (Zavvi is already listing it for 30 November release, but that may be a holding date), and preorders for the machine have begun, with a £399 UK asking price.
As a special presentation event, Microsoft showed off the machine, alongside the new Kinect sensor and a brand new Xbox One gamepad. And in a taste of how the machine is being positioned, it was noted that games didn't really feature in the Microsoft presentation until a good deal of it had gone.
Microsoft is describing its new machine as an "all-in-one entertainment system", and as such, the machine »
Mk Raghavendra, in his column Minority View, writes about Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master”
Paul Thomas Anderson is not an easy American filmmaker to characterize but his work is perhaps best understood as an American response to European art cinema of the post-war years. Classical Hollywood cinema or studio filmmaking from the 1920s onwards has insisted on a plot which is driven by individual motivation and, as David Bordwell notes, European art cinema from Neo-realism onwards positioned its narratives in opposition to Hollywood. It relied on looser causal linkages and with less dependence on the motivated individual.
European films ranging from Bergman’s Wild Strawberries (1957) and Fellini’s La Strada (1954) to Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless (1960) and Michelangelo Antonioni’s The Passenger (1975) are about people who, rather than being goal-oriented, are either unable to act decisively or are reflecting on the results of the past actions. The two major principles »
- MK Raghavendra
WWE appears to be providing Nxt with more attention as of late, finally acknowledging the brand as the company’s developmental territory. At yesterday’s WWE Royal Rumble Fan Fest in Phoenix, Arizona Nxt Superstar Bo Dallas earned a place in tonight’s 30-man Royal Rumble match. The third generation wrestler participated in three matches during the event, defeating fellow Nxt prospects Luke Harper, Conor O’Brian and Leo Kruger. Dallas is the grandson of Blackjack Mulligan, son of Mike ‘Irwin R. Schyster’ Rotunda and nephew of Barry and Kendall Windham. Speaking to WWE reporters, Dallas said “I’m always the underdog, I never let that get me down. I take the punches, but if there’s one thing I believe, it’s ‘always get up.’ And that’s how I live life.”
Over the years, the Royal Rumble match has been won by established Superstars from WWE’s main roster, »
- Dave Carsley
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