Film Review: “Ichi”…It compels you, it draws you to it

Film Review: “Ichi”…It compels you, it draws you to it

A Look Back: “Ichi” (2008) Ichi-japanese-film-review-1English: …..Still Ichi Studio: Shochiku Distributor[s]: Warner Bros. Japan and Funimation

Review by: Ifakoya English

When your movie has the ability to make me smile just by looking at the poster. You’ve done something right.

This film is a little gem, especially to those fans of the Zatoichi films or just Chambara [Samurai Cinema] films in general. I myself, being…

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Well Go USA and DramaFever…ish just got awesome!

Well Go USA and DramaFever…ish just got awesome!

So word is two of our favorite companies Well Go USA and DramaFever (K-Drama love!) have teamed up to hit us super duper hard in our Korean drama / film lovin mouths. They have just announced their first comprehensive deal to bring feature films to its audience, and an expansion into independent, action, and genre films. Well Go will be licensing new titles to DramaFever each month, starting with

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Movie Review: “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”…seems to be about elevation

Movie Review: “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”…seems to be about elevation

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Review By: Bill Graham

Everything about Dawn of the Planet of the Apes seems to be about elevation. What started as a viral spread of infection in Rise of the Planet of the Apeshas turned into a full-blown epidemic on a global scale that has resulted in billions of people dying, the dissolution of governments and the general collapse of mankind. The apes rule, at least in our limited scope that…

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Author Interview: Ilyasah Shabazz on her children’s book Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up To Become Malcolm X

Author Interview: Ilyasah Shabazz on her children’s book Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up To Become Malcolm X

Ilyasah at book signing;  Photo by: Melody Charles

Ilyasah at book signing;
Photo by: Melody Charles

Written by: Melody Charles

Stunning and nearly 6′ tall, Ilyasah Shabazz‘ physical presence is charismatic and commanding. Her historical legacy—-she’s the third-born daughter of the late Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz—-is also impactful, which is why she commanded rapt audiences in DFW last month when she arrived as part of an author meet-and-greet…

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RIP - Meshach Taylor

RIP - Meshach Taylor

Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack

Also on our list of Kdrama obsessions. “You’re All Surrounded” starring Cha Seung Won, Lee Seung Gi and Go Ara

Film Review: “Transformers: Age of Extinction”…we just can’t

Film Review: “Transformers: Age of Extinction”…we just can’t

Transformers _Age_of_Extinction_movie-posterReview By: Bill Graham

I’m genuinely curious what a Michael Bay Transformers script would look like. How does it develop? What is the process behind it? Does it start with a general idea and just balloon to what is ultimately on the screen? That’s about the only way I can see a movie like Transformers: Age of Extinctionbeing created. I suffer from ADHD myself, but I take medicine to control my…

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Korean Drama “Doctor Stranger” is our current addiction. 

Korean Drama “Doctor Stranger” is our current addiction. 

Alamo Drafthouse Richardson’s famed “Glass Half Full Taproom” has New Menu Items to enhance your movie viewing experience

Alamo Drafthouse Richardson’s famed “Glass Half Full Taproom” has New Menu Items to enhance your movie viewing experience

Written by: Gordon K. Smith

If the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Richardson, Texas is the best thing to come to Dallas for serious film fans who want to experience fine dining during their flawless presentations, the next best thing is the co-joined bar Glass Half Full Taproom, which recently unveiled a new lunch menu of very tasty food items to go with their brews, which can be enjoyed anytime…

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theAmplify Drives Emotional Connection Through Instagram Engagement for movie “The Fault in Our Stars”

theAmplify Drives Emotional Connection Through Instagram Engagement for movie “The Fault in Our Stars”

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LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – theAmplify (www.theAmplify.com), a burgeoning Instagram influencer marketing firm, today announced it reached more than 16 million social followers for a recent movie screening of 20th Century Fox Film’s summer blockbuster hit, “The Fault in Our Stars.”

Utilizing the company’s proprietary and patent-pending technology SharedRank™, an algorithm that…

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