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25th Anniversary Akira Blu-ray Available Now!

13 November 2013 12:34 PM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the Japanese animated classic Akira, which is being celebrated in a big way by Funimation. Their 25th Anniversary Blu-ray release of the film just dropped yesterday, and we're happy to report that it includes the original English dubs, rather than the new dubs that have appeared on previous releases.

Read on for all the details about this must-own set!

Synopsis

Akira isn’t just a movie – it’s the genesis of a genre. Katsuhiro Otomo’s landmark cyberpunk classic obliterated the boundaries of Japanese animation and forced the world to look into the future. Akira’s arrival shattered traditional thinking, creating space for movies like the The Matrix to be dreamed into brutal reality. Without Kaneda and Tetsuo, without espers and psionic assassins, without that badass motorcycle – our world would be a far less exciting place to exist. But the »

- John Squires

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Trailer For The 25th Anniversary Blu-ray Release Of Akira

13 November 2013 9:13 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Akira (2013) 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Trailer - Click here for more free videos Extras include: Interview with the Japanese Director, Akira Sound Clip, Storyboard Collection, The Writing on the Wall, Original Japanese Trailers, Original Japanese Commercials, Restoring Akira, Glossary, U.S. Trailer (2013), and Trailers. There's also the original subtitled version, as well as all of the old and new English dubs. “Neo-Tokyo is about to E X P L O D E! Akira isn’t just a movie – it’s the genesis of a genre. Katsuhiro Otomo’s landmark cyberpunk classic obliterated the boundaries of Japanese animation and forced the world to look into the future. Akira’s arrival shattered traditional thinking, creating space for movies like the The Matrix to be dreamed into brutal reality. Without Kaneda and Tetsuo, without espers and psionic assassins, without that badass motorcycle – our world would be a far less exciting place to exist. »

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Kon-tiki: The Blu Review

28 August 2013 8:44 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Norway’s Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film Of The Year is finally sailing in on DVD and Blu-ray. From Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company, Kon-tiki is available to own now and will remind you of how Hollywood used to do movies. This is one you will want to add to your collection.

From the directing duo of Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg (Max Manus: Man of War, Bandidas), Kon-tiki is based on the amazing true adventure of Thor Heyderdahl (Pål Sverre Hagen), a Norwegian explorer in 1947 who embarks on the voyage of a lifetime to prove a point. 

In 1947, the world is gripped with excitement as the young Norwegian adventurer Thor Heyerdahl (Pål Hagen) embarks on an astonishing expedition – a journey of 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean on the Kon-Tiki raft. From his days living in the Marquesas with his wife Liv (Agnes Kittlesen), Thor »

- Michelle McCue

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