So this late release of the James Cameron/Robert Rodriguez blockbuster was highly anticipated but got lost under the barrage of the DC and Marvel superhero movies. So it was pushed all the way into 2019. his heavily CGI SFX movie based on a Japanese Manga series look like something that needed to be seen but had us skeptical. Here’s our take.
So this movie is one of the ones I wanted to see. Alicia was not aware of this movie and not aware this was a Wes Anderson movie as well. Being a fan of his two previous amazing movies, Moonrise kingdom and The Grand Budapest Hotel. I had to see this. Also a fan of Japanese animation and culture. I thought this would be a good comedy drama to see.
When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies across the river in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture
Alicia and I start to jump into our Summer movies by checking out Spielberg's movie, video game virtual reality extravaganza. The big hype is the visuals and the iconic images from the past showing up in the movie but we see if this was just another Hunger games technical upgrade.
From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure “Ready Player One,” based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance). When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. When an unlikely young hero named Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) decides to join the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and danger
Alicia and I was looking forward to watching this sequel to the Guillermo de Toro movie. Once again good diversity with the characters and we are looking forward to the action with a better story line than the Transformers series.
Jake Pentecost is a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity's victory against the monstrous Kaiju. Jake has since abandoned his training only to become caught up in a criminal underworld. But when an even more unstoppable threat is unleashed to tear through cities and bring the world to its knees, Jake is given one last chance by his estranged sister, Mako Mori, to live up to his father's legacy.
So Alicia and I went to see the newest version of Alien. Alicia's not a fan of the Alien series but I actually enjoyed them. Since we both enjoyed Prometheus, this movie supposed to have extended the thought of the previous movie and lets you know whats next. Of course there is an abundance of stupidity in the movie but we have our opinion.
This episode I am joined by my new co-host Milan (Ma - Lawn) with reviewing the Ghost in the shell anime movie and the new Live Action movie. We touch on the series of other Ghost in the shell series (Laughing man, Stand alone complex (solid state), Individual eleven. Milan adds here cheerful and exciting view to our revamped movie podcast.