Articles about Akira

Interview: Ruairi Robinson on Facing Zombies in "The Last Days on Mars"
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The Irish filmmaker on how his long-awaited first feature went from an epic remake of "Akira" to a modestly budgeted, wickedly fun sci-fi horror mashup.
Added by on 12/4/13
"The Last Thing You See"
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Video: An absolutely beautiful montage of final shots from more than 70 famous films
Source: vimeo.com
Added by on 9/23/13
Top 10 Indie Sci-fi Films
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When you think sci-fi movies, you might think of the low, swirling drone of a lightsaber. You might think of a DeLorean barreling through a parking lot at 88mph and vanishing into thin air as it leaves a trail of fire in its wake. You might think of Sigourney Weaver going toe to toe with an Alien Queen in a badass power-loader. You might even think of "Khaaaaaaan!" or "I know Kung-Fu."

We don't. We're Way…Too…sophisticated for that (buh-dum-psh!)
Source: waytooindie.com
Added by on 5/3/13
22 Awesome, Bleak Sci-fi Futures
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Our future is screwed, people! Robots run rampant, the sun don't shine, and quaint town gatherings resemble S&M conventions. At least that's how our favorite dystopian movies see it...
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 4/20/13
Ten Promising Movies Stuck in Development Hell
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From "Ghostbusters III" to "Invisible Monsters," a list of films having trouble getting made.
Added by on 10/9/12
22 Super Comic-Book Movies
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''Avengers'' claims a place on the honor roll next to ''The Dark Knight,'' ''Iron Man,'' ''Hellboy II,'' and other all-time greats on our list.
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 5/9/12
Remix or Rip-Off? Deconstructing 'The Matrix'
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Making the case that nothing, not even The Matrix, is totally original, Everything Is a Remix - @remixeverything - is back with a stunning shot-by-shot breakdown of the dozens of references and influences that shaped the Hollywood blockbuster. An amazing video.
Added by on 10/6/11
Hoverboards Are the Tip of the Iceberg
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@TremulantDesign created a fascinating and thorough infographic called "The Future According to Films"
Source: geektyrant.com
Added by on 9/4/11
On the Road to Film from Iowa: The Hurt Locker and Akira
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My short reviews of Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo and The Hurt Locker by Kathryn Bigelow.
Added by on 6/24/11
Critic's Picks Video: "Akira"
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Tagged: Akira
NY Times critic A. O. Scott looks back at Katsuhiro Otomo's 1988 animated film "Akira" -- a film that he says "defies genre."
Added by on 3/29/11
Top 10 Indie Sci-fi Films
Interesting
When you think sci-fi movies, you might think of the low, swirling drone of a lightsaber. You might think of a DeLorean barreling through a parking lot at 88mph and vanishing into thin air as it leaves a trail of fire in its wake. You might think of Sigourney Weaver going toe to toe with an Alien Queen in a badass power-loader. You might even think of "Khaaaaaaan!" or "I know Kung-Fu."

We don't. We're Way…Too…sophisticated for that (buh-dum-psh!)
Source: waytooindie.com
Added by on 5/3/13
22 Awesome, Bleak Sci-fi Futures
Interesting
Our future is screwed, people! Robots run rampant, the sun don't shine, and quaint town gatherings resemble S&M conventions. At least that's how our favorite dystopian movies see it...
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 4/20/13
Ten Promising Movies Stuck in Development Hell
Interesting
From "Ghostbusters III" to "Invisible Monsters," a list of films having trouble getting made.
Added by on 10/9/12
22 Super Comic-Book Movies
Interesting
''Avengers'' claims a place on the honor roll next to ''The Dark Knight,'' ''Iron Man,'' ''Hellboy II,'' and other all-time greats on our list.
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 5/9/12
Remix or Rip-Off? Deconstructing 'The Matrix'
Interesting
Making the case that nothing, not even The Matrix, is totally original, Everything Is a Remix - @remixeverything - is back with a stunning shot-by-shot breakdown of the dozens of references and influences that shaped the Hollywood blockbuster. An amazing video.
Added by on 10/6/11
Hoverboards Are the Tip of the Iceberg
Interesting
@TremulantDesign created a fascinating and thorough infographic called "The Future According to Films"
Source: geektyrant.com
Added by on 9/4/11
Interview: Ruairi Robinson on Facing Zombies in "The Last Days on Mars"
Interesting
The Irish filmmaker on how his long-awaited first feature went from an epic remake of "Akira" to a modestly budgeted, wickedly fun sci-fi horror mashup.
Added by on 12/4/13
On the Road to Film from Iowa: The Hurt Locker and Akira
Interesting
My short reviews of Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo and The Hurt Locker by Kathryn Bigelow.
Added by on 6/24/11
Critic's Picks Video: "Akira"
Interesting
Tagged: Akira
NY Times critic A. O. Scott looks back at Katsuhiro Otomo's 1988 animated film "Akira" -- a film that he says "defies genre."
Added by on 3/29/11