For some people, a shitty installment dilutes a sacred series. For others, a cash-in sequel can just be ignored without it affecting the source material. I fall into the former of the two groups. Keanu Reeves' live action Cowboy Bebop movie's cancelation was a cause for celebration. And I still cringe every time I remember that we're nearly a year away from the scheduled release of Scarlett Johansson's Ghost in the Shell, no offense to her personally. It's just clear to me that neither of those movies would live up to the original animations. The same goes for the sequel to Blade Runner. (The differences between the movie and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? are so vast that I basically consider the two works unrelated.) I was crossing my fingers that it wouldn't happen, but it seems surer than the results of a Voight Kampff test that it's coming, as a release date of January 12, 2018 has been set. If the sequel lives up to the future-noire classic, I'll eat my sock. In the meantime, I'll be hoping it doesn't happen.
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 2:46pmLast year, Back to the Future Day came and went without a public release of the Nike Mags. About a year later and we plebs are getting a chance to finally own simulacra of the most iconic movie shoes short of Dorothy's ruby slippers.
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 3:22pmFor all of the GCI movies out there today, it's a relief that some OG animation is still being created.
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 3:24pmOMFG. Things just went bad to worse for the Hollywood adaptation of Ghost in the Shell. Several alleged photos have leaked, showing the actors in costume.