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Yaksha: Ruthless Operations | A Netflix Korean Film | Political Thriller
Yaksha is a code name. It could mean a hideous, violent demon who eats people. But it’s also a name for a guardian in the Buddhist faith.
Crunchyroll Announces Seven New Acquisitions
This week Crunchyroll unveiled seven new anime acquisitions that will be arriving on the streamer later this year. The highlight is MF GHOST, the long-awaited anime adaption of Shuichi Shigeno’s sequel series to the iconic racing manga Initial D.
Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Arc Begins English Dub This Weekend
This happens to be a HUGE weekend for followers of prestige television. Succession, Barry, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel are ALL premiering their series finales at the same time. The streamers are gonna need some new buzzworthy shows when all this is through! Too bad they’d have to actually pay their writers for that to happen. There may not be any good American TV produced for a while. Guess there’s always anime.
Summer Games Done Quick 2023 Starts This Sunday
Ordinarily Games Done Quick waits until summer to launch their summer-branded marathon, but this year they’re getting started early. SGDQ 2023 starts this Sunday, May 28, decidedly late spring. It’s the earliest SGDQ ever; hopefully it won’t catch people off-guard or result in lower donation numbers.
MoviePass Is Back Again, Somehow
Anyone remember an exciting product called MoviePass that was introduced late last decade? It promised to let subscribers see as many movies in theaters as they wanted as long as they paid a flat fee per month. This fee was $9.99, the cost of one movie (on matinee hours), which felt too good to be true.
The Best Trailers From Sony’s PlayStation Showcase
Sony streamed over an hour’s worth of new trailers and gameplay footage from upcoming Playstation 5 titles this afternoon. The reveals ranged from “awright” to “meh,” so we’ve cherry-picked the few we found the most interesting…
Mad Heidi Opens In Theaters June 21
I don’t know if this statement will be controversial (probably not), but….has there ever been a good Heidi movie? I remember sitting through one as a small kid and being bored out of my mind. Somewhere in the Hanna-Barbera vaults is “Heidi’s Song,” an animated movie that came out in 1981 and was greeted with such indifference that it’s never been seen again aside from scattered TV airings a few years later. Heidi just…doesn’t have it. To make a truly entertaining movie about the Swiss girl with pigtails, we might have to resort to spicing things up a bit.
Worrisome New Trend: B-Movie Monsters Addicted To Drugs
Our nation faces a crisis. The instances of animals in trashy movies getting addicted to dangerous substances is reaching epidemic levels. First it was Cocaine Bears, then it was followed by the appearance of Meth Gators, and now we’re hearing stories of GIANT SHARKS on coke. Something must be done to curb the tide!
Two Expansions Coming For Lord of the Rings Roleplaying
Free League’s Lord of the Rings Roleplaying, their 5E compatible variant of the TTRPG The One Ring, continues to grow. Two additional expansions to the game were just announced for a fall release.
Susie Searches, The Smalltown “Nancy Drew” has a secret
Susie Searches explores the realm of sleuths. These individuals, who have been inspired by numerous true crime documentaries, are driven to aspire to solve crimes on their own. Interestingly, some of these civilians eagerly contribute to solving cases and prove to be valuable assets in investigations. On the other hand, others impede progress. What adds to the intrigue is that women, despite the common assumption that they are not drawn to violent content, actually constitute the largest audience for true crime.
DC Comics Solicitations August 2023
As we ease into the summer months, we’ve just learned what DC plans to do to wrap them up. It will be an eventful August at your comic shop.
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