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The Mighty Peking Man (1977), an endearing turkey

In 1977, studios of the Shaw Brothers, that flooded the screens of the world with wu xia pan and kung-fu movies, begin to show a slight decline. It must be said that Bruce Lee films showed up and the audience began to ask for something new and more dynamic. Since that time Shaw Brothers started to diversify. The year before, King Kong by John Guillermin has proved a worldwide success. Sir Runme Shaw will then decide to launch production of a remake: The Mighty Peking Man (猩猩王, 1977).

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Paranoia Agent, a break from reality

“Paranoia Agent” is a Japanese animated TV serie created in 2004 by director Satoshi Kon and produced whithin Madhouse studio. The serie follows several characters around an investigation carried out by two police detectives to stop the always more violent and frequent attacks by a mysterious and elusive roller-skating kid the medias nicknames Lil’ Slugger.

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[REVIEW] “The Hunter” by Darwyn Cooke

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Before The Hunter by Darwyn Cooke, a while back, I saw Payback by Brian Helgeland, the crime flick with Mel Gibson in theaters. I liked the movie. I thought it was dark and cool. It had a cool anti-hero, lots of gunfights and a very unusual storyline. I thought the writers of the film were geniuses. How wrong I was!

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Better Off Ted, crazy capitalism

Broadcasted in United States on ABC since March 2009, “Better Off Ted” is an American TV serie created by Victor Fresno. The first season has 13 episodes and the serie was renewed for a second season of 18 episodes to begin broadcasting in January 2010.

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