7 items from 2013
Iron Man: Rise of Technovore, 2013.
Directed by Hiroshi Hamazaki.
Iron Man is framed by a technological terrorist, and sets out to stop him and clear his name.
As Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark prepares to launch Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the theatrical release of Iron Man 3, Marvel is looking to capitalise on the heightened awareness of the Armored Avenger with the straight-to-video anime tie-in Iron Man: Rise of Technovore. Unfortunately they won't be selling any more cinema tickets off the back of this, being that it's one of the weakest animated features to come out of Marvel since, well... ever.
Co-produced by Madhouse, the Japanese animation studio behind the likes of Ninja Scroll »
- Flickering Myth
Fan of the anime show High School of the Dead? Of course you are! It rules! Now if you have yourself an XBox Live account or a PlayStation Network account, you can catch the show anytime that you want!
From the Press Release
Viz Media, LLC (Viz Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, partners with Sentai Filmworks to unleash a frightening new world of the living dead as it premieres the zombie action of High School Of The Dead on Neon Alley this Friday, April 19th. Episode 1 (English dubbed) of the high-octane anime action series will debut in High Definition at 10Pm Est / 7Pm Pst, replaying at 2Am Est / 11Pm Pst, and will air again throughout the week. New episodes will premiere every Friday. Check the Neon Alley program guide or NeonAlley.com for more information and additional airtimes.
Based on the »
- Uncle Creepy
Iron Man: Rise of Technovore opens with a bang: Iron Man and his buddy War Machine protecting a revolutionary new satellite from some mysterious armored menace. The two heroes zip through the sky, blowing things up with aplomb, and sniping at each other with childish tough-guy dialogue. It’s not high art, but it works... until it doesn’t. Nothing that follows captures that dopey energy of a good Saturday morning cartoon, making the rest of the movie a chore to sit through. This animated film (from Madhouse, most famous for its seminal anime classic Ninja Scroll) seems to fit right in with Marvel Studios continuity, pitting Stark against Ezekiel Stane, the son of Obadiah Stane, the villain in the first Iron Man film. The younger Stane is using a techno-organic...
- John Gholson
Some people debate that casting an underwear model (who also played Aquaman in Smallville) isn’t going to make fanboys any happier about the Michael Bay‘s remake of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but I say, hey, as long as they’re cute and with sixpacks, bring ‘em on! I mean… it’s high time for some chick-eye-candy flicks – not only rom-coms, wouldn’t you say? Even if they end up being CGI-ed to reminisce turtles (that did not sound weird right now, not at all). So far, casting has already brought Megan Fox in as April O’Neil, which was met by a lot of “nerd rage” (but I...
Click to continue reading Michael Bay Casts His First Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle on | FilmoFilia
- Vesna Sunrider
Check out this really cool trailer for Marvel's great looking Iron Man anime film called Iron Man: Rise of Technovore. The direct-to-dvd movie comes from director Hiroshi Hamazaki who's worked on legendary manga titles like Ninja Scroll and Blue Submarine #6.
The film features Matthew Mercer as the voice of Tony Stark and Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead) providing the voice of the The Punisher. There's a lot of great characters that have been included in the story of this movie, and it looks like a lot of fun.
Billionaire Tony Stark, in his Iron Man armor, prevents an attack from a mysterious new foe, but innocent bystanders are killed, including his best friend War Machine, Lt. Colonel James Rhodes. Detained for questioning by S.H.I.E.L.D., Iron Man escapes, determined to find the mastermind behind the attack. Pursued by Black Widow and Hawkeye, Iron Man enlists the »
- Joey Paur
The racing movie has been a staple of Hollywood filmmaking for years. From classics such as Le Mans to the modern-day Fast & Furious franchise, there have always been racing movies and there have always been racing movie fans… The latest entry into the racing film genre is Death Race 3: Inferno, which continues the fight to the death Car-nage that the series is famous for. In honour of that films release of, we decided to take a look at the Top 10 Best Racing Films.
10) Initial D: Drift Racer
18-year-old Takumi (Jay Chou) delivers tofu for his hard-drinking dad, and works part time at his best friend’s garage. When he is unexpectedly asked to drive in an upcoming race, Takumi’s shock victory opens up a whole new world of possibilities, and his overnight fame is soon leading him to even more hellraising and dangerous races. But as Takumi pushes »
Mamoru Oshii’s 1995 movie “Ghost in the Shell” was one of the earliest Japanese anime I had ever seen, and I was struck by how good and mature it was. That film convinced me to try out other anime titles that were on the market and to keep an eye out for new ones. It led to some pretty nice discoveries, let me tell you, including flicks like “Akira”, “Ninja Scroll”, and the like. The “Ghost in the Shell” franchise has spawn plenty of spin-off films over the years, and 2013 will see another iteration, “Ghost in the Shell: Arise”. The film will essentially be a 4-part mini-series (each part running around 50 minutes), with the first one (titled “Ghost Pain”) set to arrive in Japanese theaters in June with a Blu-ray release the following month. “Ghost in the Shell: Arise” is a prequel to 1995′s “Ghost in the Shell »
7 items from 2013
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.See our NewsDesk partners