Featured Articles tagged as "Live Action"
How a 1961 Ep. of The Twilight Zone May Have Inspired Death Billiards
A 1961 episode of The Twilight Zone entitled, "A Game Of Pool" features two men playing a life or death game of pool under supernatural circumstances. The 2013 anime short film Death Billiards also features two men in a life and death game of billiards; but just how similar are the two?
Top 7 Must-Watch Japanese Live-Action Films
Sometimes Japan makes movies with real people. Sometimes they're not even based on a manga! Sometimes they're even *GASP* masterpieces of world cinema! There's a wide world of live-action Japanese film out there to explore. These seven masterpieces should get you started.
The 2016 Presidential Candidates as Anime Characters
You've seen them as Disney, Batman, and Game of Thrones characters, now the 2016 clickbait train for the election season that won't end continues: here are the US 2016 presidential candidates as anime characters! You might be surprise who we've picked.
The Influence of Japanese Animation in Hollywood
From Kubrick to Cameron, anime fans have taken things they've liked in Japanese animation and translated them to live-action films. Why do Hollywood's original films that take inspiration from anime tend to be more successful than those attempts at doing direct anime adaptations?
Evangelion Live Action Movie: Will It Ever Happen?
Rumors about Evangelion being turned into a live action movie have been circulated over the web since 2003. When is it going to be adapted into a big-budget Hollywood film? Let's dot the i's and cross the t's!
Grave of the Fireflies Live Action
The classic animated movie and famous tearjerker Hotaru no Haka (Grave of the Fireflies) has two live action versions: the 2005 made-for-TV movie and the 2008 live action movie. Are these adaptations as good at provoking tears as the animated film? Let’s find out.
Corpse Party: From Legendary Horror Game to Live-Action Film
Who doesn’t love a bloody massacre?! The first ever live-action film adaptation of the horror game Corpse Party is now available. Who’s in it? How does it look? Does it stick to the game story? And what about all that blood? C'mon, let's take a peek at what you can expect...if you dare!