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Is Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop adaptation doomed from the start?

There is something about a live action anime adaptation that people can’t quite seem to get right. The track record over the last few years is less spotty and more a complete wash – with stinkers such as Dragon Ball, Ghost in the Shell, The Last Airbender and more recently Netflix’s much derided Death Note […]

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Columbus

Making his big screen debut, director and writer Kogonada captures a deeply human story about life and family, carefully framed within the built environment that surrounds it. Columbus, situated in the city of Indiana that shares its name, is as much a story about the unique peculiarities of its Modernist architecture scene as it is […]

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Searching

Searching is the latest in a small series of movies which take place entirely on screens. The visual field through which a viewer navigates is intelligently composed of applications, files, webpages, and webcam images. The film even begins with a montage inspired by Pixar’s Up (2009), tracking a young girl’s initial interactions with the internet: […]