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'Thanksgiving': Our Now Yearly Plead For Eli Roth to Make The FIlm

'Thanksgiving': Our Now Annual Plead For Eli Roth to Make The Film

Thanksgiving needs to happen, it is as simple as that. In what will now be a annual plea from us to you Eli Roth: Please make this film. We really want to see it.  Eleven years ago, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino combined forces for Grindhouse. Aiming to capture the exploitation cinema of the 70's, the films they created for […]

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"Seis Manos": Viz Media Unveils First Netflix Anime Series at SDCC 2019

Viz Media previewed their new Netflix Latino kung fu anime action series Seis Manos at this year's Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC). The series features three orphaned martial arts warriors who join forces with a DEA agent and a Mexican Federale to avenge the murder of their mentor on the streets of their tiny border […]

Robert Rodriguez Primed to Direct Second 'Alita: Battle Angel' Film

Alita: Battle Angel has been out two weeks now, and in that time it has exceeded 20th Century Fox's expectations. While the film has not been wildly successful by U.S. box office standards, but the film is already revving up audiences in China, which will help push international box-office for Alita past it's current $155 […]

The Eyes of Alita: Battle Angel are Windows to the Movie's Soul

I went into Alita: Battle Angel not expecting much, especially after reading mixed-to-middling reviews. I did hear chatter from anime and manga fans, however, who absolutely loved it. I'm pretty tired of big CGI blockbusters. I loved it. It's gleefully pulpy and proud of it. It's been a while since I loved a big blockbuster […]

Robert Rodriguez Shares New 'Alita: Battle Angel' Poster

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez sure seems excited about his next feature film, Alita: Battle Angel. We say this because every time something new comes out for the film (posters, clips, trailers), he's one of the first to post about it. This morning, it was a new poster featuring Alita in her purple battle skin, with blood stripes […]

Now is the Perfect Time For Eli Roth to Finally Make Thanksgiving

Eleven years ago, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino combined forces for Grindhouse. Aiming to capture the exploitation cinema of the 70's, the films they created for the double bill, Planet Terror and Death Proof, had all the cheap effects and film burns you could hope for. They even had not only old school refreshment ads […]


Let's Play Motorball in the New 'Alita: Battle Angel' Trailer

We've got a new trailer for the upcoming live-action adaptation film Alita: Battle Angel. Directed by Robert Rodriguez, the James Cameron-produced film seeks to tell the tale of the popular manga and anime series, but using all the bells and whistles modern filmmaking technology can provide. In the third trailer for the film, audiences are taken to […]


Brand-New Trailer for Alita: Battle Angel Hits, and She Looks… Better?

Alita: Battle Angel may not be the live-action adaptation of an anime we expected, but the second trailer certainly has more to consider. The project has been a long time coming from executive producer James Cameron and director Robert Rodriguez and aims to tell the story of the anime, Battle Angel Alita. Starring Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, […]

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Alita: Battle Angel Facebook Live Q&A with Cast and Crew

This morning via Facebook, the cast and crew of the upcoming film Alita: Battle Angel participated in a Q&A. Number one: we highly suggest you do NOT read the comments on the actual fb post of the video, it gets… ugly. The gathered group includes James Cameron, John Landau, director Robert Rodriguez, and star Rosa Salazar: They […]

Undone: 'BoJack' Team Casts Rosa Salazar in Amazon Animated Series

BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg is expanding his animated streaming service horizons beyond Netflix with his new half-hour animated dramedy series Undone for Amazon. Co-created by Bob-Waksberg and BoJack Horseman writer-producer Kate Purdy and starring Rosa Salazar (The Maze Runner films) and Angelique Cabral (Life in Pieces), the series marks Amazon Studios' first foray into adult-focused […]

The Limit: Robert Rodriguez, Michelle Rodriguez Set for VR Action Series

Continuing to hone his reputation as an innovative, cutting-edge filmmaker, Robert Rodriguez (Ugly Dolls) is making the leap into virtual reality with The Limit, an original first-person point-of-view virtual reality series starring Michelle Rodriguez (Machete, Machete Kills, Alita: Battle Angel). The series is a wholly original concept built from the ground-up as a native virtual […]

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Alita: Battle Angel Trailer Hits, Draws Reactions

After the disappointing reception for Ghost in the Shell's big live-action adaptation, fans of manga have been waiting for a glimpse of the upcoming Alita: Battle Angel film. The first trailer for the James Cameron-produced film from 20th Century Fox just hit. Directed by Robert Rodriguez (Sin City, From Dusk Til Dawn) from a script by Laeta Kalogridis (Shutter Island, Terminator Genisys) […]

First Posters For Shane Black's Predator And Robert Rodriquez's Alita Battle Angel

The Licensing Expo is happening right now in Las Vegas, and that means first appearances of posters, swag, and other goodies for upcoming releases. The first is the highly anticipated Shane Black film The Predator: Steven Weintraub the Editor-In-Chief for Collider who took these images points out these are specifically for merchandising, and not what we'll see […]

Jackie Earle Haley Joins Alita: Battle Angel

Jackie Earle Haley is said to be joining Christoph Waltz and Rosa Salazar in Alita: Battle Angel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Haley will play a cyborg villain "that will call for plenty of CG and greenscreen." Based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro, Salazar stars as a female cyborg discovered in a trash yard by […]

The Scorch Trials' Rosa Salazar Reportedly Cast As Battle Angel Alita Lead

Collider reports Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials actress Rosa Salazar will play the title role in Alita: Battle Angel. UPDATE: The Hollywood Reporter is now backing up the report. Based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro, it centers on "a female cyborg that is discovered in a trash yard by a scientist." Lacking memories of her […]

John Malkovich And Robert Rodriguez Team Up For Film Time Capsule

i09 reports that director Robert Rodriguez and actor John Malkovich have teamed up to create an ad (of sorts) for Rémy Martin the makers of the high-end Louis XIII Cognac. The luxury liquor is aged 100 years, so the two film talents have made a short film, 100 Years, that will not be seen until 2115. […]