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    Reevaluate This: Speed Racer

    If one goes and peruses the oeuvre of the Wachowski Siblings they will likely come across a film that sticks out like a sore thumb. Between the Matrix Revolutions and Cloud Atlas lies the critical and box office disaster Speed Racer. The label of disaster is not only unfair, but it is completely inaccurate. Speed […] More

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    East meeting West: Anime, Manga and American Animation

    America’s fascination with all things Japanese long predates Keanu Reeves’s backflips or the recent adaptations of Ringu. The popularity of Japanese pop culture is a huge subject and even tackling Japanese manga and anime is daunting. Experts in the fields of manga and anime will have to excuse the necessary compression needed to introduce some […] More

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    Almost Arthouse #3: ‘Cloud Atlas’ & ‘Speed Racer’

    In this episode of Almost Arthouse, host Ty Landis and regular co-host Tom Stoup discuss the rather divisive and ambitious Cloud Atlas from Andy and Lana Wachowski, and Tom Tykwer, a film that premiered at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Also on the docket this week, a look back at the 2008 film Speed Racer from […] More