Tag: WWII

The List: Movies About the Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Posted: July 26, 2013 at 4:33 pm   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews, Top Original Content

This week The Wolverine hits theaters. The film opens with Logan saving the life of a Japanese soldier during the bombing of Nagasaki. It’s a riveting scene and got me to thinking about how cinema has dealt with that historic and tragic incident. Read our review of The Wolverine. So I crafted what will possibly […]

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James Cameron’s Hiroshima Film Falls Through

Posted: March 2, 2010 at 3:50 pm   /   Local, Movie News

This has to sting a little bit. In January we reported that James Cameron had optioned the book, “The Last Train From Hiroshima” (read the article here) a book about the WWII bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The book had been receiving rave reviews, and was optioned by Cameron before the book was even to […]

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Lucasfilm Working on CGI Musical Fairy Film?

Posted: January 27, 2010 at 2:36 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Lucasfilm is teaming up with director Kevin Munroe for a CGI musical based around fairies. Kevin Munroe best known for his directorial debut with the animated TNMT film in 2007 is working on a script from Elf and Spiderwick Chronicles writer David Berenbaum. There is little details known, and a Lucasfilm rep has come out […]

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Inglourious Basterds Coming to DVD & Blu-Ray December 15th

Posted: October 20, 2009 at 1:06 pm   /   DVD News, Local

After watching Inglorious Basterds for a second time it is quickly becoming my favorite Tarantino movie of all time. I’m not one of the people who worships at the altar of Quentin Tarantino. I think he makes good films that pay homage to great films (or a lot of times wacky sub-culture films). With Inglorious […]

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Inglourious Basterds

Posted: August 20, 2009 at 7:00 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Quentin Tarantino’s latest is the long in development WWII epic that is not really a war film but a dialogue heavy affair like all of Tarantino’s work and the result is slow burn plot that builds amazing tension through fantastic characters all culminating in an explosive final act that could potentially re-write WWII history. Split […]

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