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    More Equal Than Others: Six Films of 2012 Done Better

    For better or worse, films don’t exist in a vacuum. If literature derives from itself, and, according to Marshall McLuhan, the content in any new medium is always the same as in the old, then films don’t exactly have a wealth of opportunities to be original. You can always compare a film to one that […] More

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    Beautiful Poster for ‘AKIRA’

    The Tumblr round-up is a compilation of images, links, posters, stories, videos and so on, taken from the Sound On Sight Tumblr account. We simply do not have the man power nor time to write articles on every interesting movie related goody we find, so this is our way of still promoting some of the […] More

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    1988 Was A Good Year For Movies – The Tribute Poster

    The Tumblr round-up is a compilation of images, links, posters, stories, videos and so on, taken from the Sound On Sight Tumblr account. We simply do not have the man power nor time to write articles on every interesting movie related goody we find, so this is our way of still promoting some of the […] More

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    The Cinematic Conflict Between East and West

    Late last week, the production of the long-debated live action adaptation of Akira was again put on hold due to ‘budgetary and script differences’.  The decision wasn’t surprising – since Warner Bros. announced their intention to release a Westernised version of the beloved anime in 2002, Akira fans have vocalised their concerns and generally protested […] More

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    James Franco in Talks for ‘Lovelace’, ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’ and ‘Akira’

    As if James Franco’s schedule doesn’t seem packed enough; what with his Oscar co-hosting gig, stints on soap opera General Hospital, studying at two different schools (Yale and Rhode Island School of Design) and numerous film projects in various stages of development, now comes several reports in the past few weeks that he is in negotiations for three […] More

  • Greatest Comic Book Adaptations

    #15- Barbarella Directed by Roger Vadim The Comic: What many people don’t realize is that Barbarella is a French science fiction comic book created by Jean-Claude Forest for serialisation in the French magazine V-Magazine in spring 1962. In 1964 Eric Losfeld later published these strips as a stand-alone book, under the title Barbarella. The stand-alone […] More

  • The Best Films Ever Screened At The Fantasia Film Festival (Part 2)

    The new decade showcased some of the very best of genre filmmaking and Fantasia was one step ahead of all other genre film fests in picking up some extraordinary films. Unfortunately, in 2002, the Imperial theater, which had housed the fest since its inception, was unexpectedly late on renovations and repairs. The festival had to […] More