Megazone 23: The '80s Anime That Tackled Simulated Reality Before The Matrix

Ryan Lambie Mar 15, 2019 Released in 1985, the anime Megazone 23 makes for an ideal companion piece to the Wachowskis’ 1999 hit, The Matrix... When the Wachowskis were laying out their vision for ...

Skydance Sets Zach Dean To Ready ‘Star Blazers’ For Christopher McQuarrie

Skydance Sets Zach Dean To Ready ‘Star Blazers’ For Christopher McQuarrie While Skydance and Christopher McQuarrie are busy with M:I6 Mission Impossible at Paramount, David Ellison’s company is trying to move forward with Star Blazers, the live-action adaptation of the ...

Exclusive: Star Blazers Movie Is A Go With New Screenwriter on Board!

With the upcoming Power Rangers and Ghost in the Shell movies coming out over the next few weeks, one might want to take a look back to the '70s and '80s as a time when Asian productions were ...

Get ready for Takashi Miike’s “Blade of the Immortal! (Teaser Trailer)”

Warner Bro. Pictures teased audiences with the first trailer of the highly anticipated Ronin thriller “Blade of the Immortal.” The trailer is a jam-packed 30 seconds. Not much of the plot is revealed ...

15 of sci-fi cinema's most eccentric spaceships

An alien craft shaped like an artichoke? A vessel with breasts? Here's our pick of 15 of sci-fi cinema's most eccentric spaceships... For decades, heroes have crossed the universe in rocket ships and ...

Space Pirate Captain Harlock review

Anime fan favourite Space Pirate Captain Harlock stars in a new movie... but is it worth the wait? If you're a fan of manga, you probably already know Harlock, although his fan following is much ...

The Eternal Zero (2013) Movie Review

Second World War kamikaze drama “The Eternal Zero” has emerged as one of the most popular films at the Japanese box office of recent years, having topped the list for an impressive eight consecutive ...

See Body-Deforming Horror Taken to Funky New Levels in the Parasyte Trailer

While the world continues to experience Attack on Titan-mania, Toho is banking on the live-action adaptation of another wildly popular manga: Hitoshi Iwaaki’s Parasyte. It looks like just the sort of ...

"Space Battleship Yamato" Film Edges Closer?

The Hollywood live-action film adaptation of the hit 1970s anime series "Space Battleship Yamato" (aka. "Star Blazers") has been a long time coming, mostly due to some thorny rights issues regarding ...

Hollywood's Space Battleship Yamato Movie Is Coming Sooner Than You Think

If you.ve been wondering what is going on with the long in-development live-action big screen update of the classic anime series Space Battleship Yamato, then today.s news is likely to make you happy. ...

Take flight with The Eternal Zero on DVD

Though it was a little bit hit and miss, we have a lot of love for Yamazaki Takashi's Space Battleship Yamato here at 24Fps. Well, he's back, taking us to the skies of the Pacific War in The Eternal ...

Live-Action Attack On Titan Split into 2 Films, Cast Revealed

I've got some good news for all you Attack on Titan fans out there! Last week director Shinji Higuchi announced that the live-action adaptation he's working on will be split into two feature films! He ...

Gatchaman (2013) Movie Review

Big budget blockbuster versions of old school anime and manga favourites are still very much in vogue in Japan, with the likes of “Space Captain Harlock”, “Space Battleship Yamato” and others having ...

First Trailer For CG/3D Animated Film Stand By Me Doraemon

For most children aged between 3-12 in Japan and other parts of Asia, there is no manga/anime character more enduringly beloved and recognizable than Doraemon, the futuristic robotic cat who travels ...

‘Space Battleship Yamato’ Runs on CGI and Nostalgia Fumes, So Your Mileage May Vary

It’s 2199, and Earth is under attack from an alien race called the Gamilas. The assault has left the planet’s surface uninhabitable, and while the survivors huddle underground the radiation above will ...

'Star Blazers' movie to be directed by Christopher McQuarrie

Christopher McQuarrie has signed up to write and direct a Star Blazers movie. The Jack Reacher and Mission: Impossible 5 filmmaker will oversee Skydance Productions' big-screen take on the '70s TV ...

Christopher McQuarrie to direct Star Blazers adaptation

Once he finishes up his directing duties on Mission: Impossible 5, writer-director Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects, Jack Reacher) looks set to turn his attention to the 70s anime sci-fi ...

Oblivion's Christopher McQuarrie Will Write and Direct Star Blazers

Oblivion's Christopher McQuarrie Will Write and Direct Star Blazers Christopher McQuarrie will write and direct a live-action adaptation of the 1970s anime Star Blazers for Skydance Productions. Also known as Space Battleship Yamato, the story follows a small group ...

Jack Reacher Director to Take on Star Blazers

Skydance Productions has been trying to make a live action feature film adaptation of Star Blazers for a couple of years now, and they've finally landed a director! They've brought on Jack ...

Star Blazers Is Ready For Flight As Christopher McQuarrie Is Confirmed To Direct

Fans of the long-forgotten (but uncannily ahead of its time) Japanese anime series, Star Blazers, have cause to rejoice today. Skydance Productions has confirmed that the much in-demand Christopher ...

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