Long out of print, Yukito Kishiro’s classic manga series Battle Angel Alita is available today for the first time in nearly a decade, with a stunning new translation of the first three volumes available exclusively as a digital release from Kodansha Comics via comiXology Originals. Deluxe hardcover editions will follow in the Fall.
The iconic manga series is currently being produced for film by James Cameron.
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James Cameron is a giant in the history of cinematic science fiction and now he’s going to examine the evolution of the genre in a documentary series for AMC.
The network has greenlit James’s Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction (working title). In each episode, Cameron will tackle a ‘Big Question’ – How will the world end? Will technology destroy us? What does it mean to be human?
James Cameron’s Story of Science fiction is slated for a 2018 premiere. Details after the break.
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Next summer the world of James Cameron’s Avatar will be welcoming human guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Take a look behind the scenes in a new video from Disney after the break.
Continue reading Making Avatar’s Pandora Real: The World of Avatar!
Beginning Friday, January 9th, El Rey will be marathoning the action sci-fi series Dark Angel, starring Jessica Alba.
Created by James Cameron – and starring Alba in her lead role – Dark Angel is set in a post-apocalyptic world where the genetically-enhanced Max Guevara (Alba) struggles to survive as government agents try to capture her and others like her for nefarious purposes.
El Rey plans to air all 43 of the series’ episodes. Alba and El Rey creator Robert Rodriguez will provide introductions. For details, follow the jump.
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Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away is enthralling, entrancing, mesmerizing (pick any one; or all of the above) experience.
Continue reading Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D – WOW! Just WOW!
For those of us who can’t afford hundreds of dollars for a live Cirque Du Soleil performance, this looks like the best possible alternative. Breathtaking stuff…
This week on GeekScholars Movie News, presented by Eclipse Magazine, we dive into a whole slew of preview reviews as we look at a trio of films gearing up for release later this year: The Campaign, a political comedy starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifinikas, Argo, a historical thriller about the Iran hostage crisis of 1979, and Gangster Squad, a cop/mob actioneer set in 1960s Los Angeles starring Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, and Sean Penn.
From there, even though the GeekScholars wanted to go see The Avengers for a 2nd, and in some cases, 3rd time, GeekScholars Jill and Fox headed to the theaters to give the gothic soap opera adaptation, Dark Shadows, a quick peek, so listen in to hear what they had to say about it. After that we have some quickies including news about James Cameron,Prometheus, Red 2, and Kick-Ass 2.
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Near, far, my heart will go on…. I’m sure a million reviews of the re-release of Titanic will start off this way. Hope I did not disappoint. Fifteen years ago I was alone on my island as hating this movie. My litmus test for new writers was – did you like Titanic? To paraphrase the end of the movie, “15 years ago, I didn’t let Titanic into my heart, now I get it.” Damn it, a couple of drops of wet water mysteriously came from my eyes. This is the most pointless 3D gloss-overs I’ve seen in awhile. They did not even restore the print; just slapped some crummy post converted 3D on and called it a day. There is not a single moment in the movie where I went; “Yes this is a great use of 3D.
Continue reading Titanic Great Movie, Pointless Use of 3D
If you are an avid fan of James Cameron’s epic film Titanic, you might just be able to glom onto some cool Titanic 3D swag by taking in the fan sneak preview event that’s planned for April 2nd [Canada] and 3rd [US].
Details follow the jump.
Continue reading You Can Be Among The First To See Titanic In 3D!
Long after its theatrical run has ended, James Cameron’s Avatar is having an impact on world. The Earth Day Network and 17 Partner Organizations have exceeded global reforestation goals for the Avatar Home Tree Initiative – planting more a million trees, on six continents.
Details on this achievement – reached through the efforts of Earth Day Network, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Avatar – and what it means, globally, follow the jump.
Continue reading Movie Has Lasting Impact On The Environment – Avatar Home Tree Initiative Plants One Million -Plus Trees Around The World!
As promised, a bells & whistles release of James Cameron’s AVATAR will be in stores just in time for the holiday season. AVATAR: Extended Collector’s Edition [3-Disc Blu-ray, 3-Disc DVD] hits store shelves on November 16th. This edition includes three versions of the film [theatrical, extended theatrical and Collector’s Extended Cut] and two audio tracks [original and Family Audio Track – no objectionable language] – plus a swak of bonus features.
Details follow the jump.
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