April 9, 2004
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Will They Ever Learn? Ever? Please?

— Posted by John Campea

Well, I saw this coming but that doesn’t make me any happier about it … More general stupidity from Miramax when it comes to an Asian film acquisition. I volunteered…

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April 9, 2004
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Steamboy Trailer

— Posted by John Campea

Just realized that despite bringing this film up a few times I have yet to post the link to the trailer. So here it is in glorious Quicktime. Steamboy is…

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April 9, 2004
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Zhang Yimou’s Follow Up to Hero Lands a Distributor

— Posted by John Campea

Zhang Yimou’s highly anticipated follow up to Hero – Shi Mian Mai Fu – has landed a quality North American distributor in Columbia, the same people that handled Crouching Tiger….

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April 7, 2004
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New Projects From Mike Mignola and Bruce Campbell!

— Posted by John Campea

Ah, the irony. As soon as I go running down the caliber of the Sci Fi Channel’s in house productions they go and announce these two gems: Hellboy creator Mike…

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April 7, 2004
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Star Wars Episode III Release dates

— Posted by John Campea

Well, the countdown may now officially commence. This is from the Official Star Wars website The circle will at last be complete when Star Wars: Episode III is released to…

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April 6, 2004
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Jet Li Shoots Down Retirement Rumors.

— Posted by John Campea

Asian martial arts star Jet Li has squashed rumors of his impending retirement. Stories had surfaced indicating Li was intending to quit film work to study Buddhism full time. Though…

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April 6, 2004
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Anime Gone Live Action

— Posted by John Campea

A pair of intriguing, though disturbing, rumors of live action adaptations of Japanese anime productions have surfaced recently … First, the US Sci Fi channel will be adapting Witch Hunter…

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April 6, 2004
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Star Wars on DVD

— Posted by John Campea

Surpised I haven’t seen this anywhere else yet but all the major online outlets are now accepting preorders for the four disc DVD set of the original Star Wars Trilogy….

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April 6, 2004
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Wilbur Wants His DVD

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I know we’ve got at least one Brit reading this thing regularly, so David, this one’s for you … Before I latched on to my current Japanese movie fetish…

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April 6, 2004
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Grease 3?

— Posted by John Campea

Ok, I have no idea of what to think of this. Apparently Olivia Newton-John and Hugh Jackman are going to be in Grease 3. it looks like going without Travolta….

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April 3, 2004
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Hellboy

— Posted by John Campea

So I woke up on April Fools day to find that my fiance Amanda had fallen in love with someone else. HELLBOY! She was spouting off trivia about the making…

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April 2, 2004
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It’s Official … Shaolin Soccer Got Chopped …

— Posted by John Campea

So, the early reviews for Shaolin Soccer are out and almost universally positive (check here for a good cross section) but it’s also confirmed that Miramax has done a pretty…

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April 2, 2004
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New Screen Shots From Casshern!

— Posted by John Campea

At the very top of the list of films I’m looking forward to right now is Casshern, a Japanese sci-fi flick that hits theaters in Japan in late April. The…

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April 1, 2004
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Goodbye garbage weather.

— Posted by John Campea

I’m leaving for the Dominican Republic now. I’ll be back later. With a tan. I hereby pass the blogging ball to one of our other bloggers for 9 days. I’ll…

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April 1, 2004
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More Hellboy on DVD!

— Posted by John Campea
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April 1, 2004
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Trailer for Oxide Pang’s Tesseract Finally hits Online

— Posted by John Campea

Been waiting for this for a while … a trailer for Oxide (The Eye, Bangkok Dangerous) Pang’s The Tesseract has finally hit online. It’s on the Japanese site for the…

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April 1, 2004
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Hell is Officially frozen: Battlefield earth 2 somehow got a green light.

— Posted by John Campea

Whoa whoa, stop the horses….. Someone just lost their job. I’m sure, any day now, whoever is in charge and has been taking a vacation so he can cheat on…

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March 31, 2004
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Pictures of the Batman Begins Batmobile. Sure ain’t flimsy.

— Posted by John Campea

Well, if you’ve ever said to yourself: “Self, if I ever become a superhero, my vehicle isn’t going to be a flashy, flimsy yuppy style slick-mobile, I’m gonna have a…

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