Posts Tagged 20th Century Boys

2010: That was the year that was

December 23, 2010
By Paul Pritchard
2010: That was the year that was

As another year comes to a close, and I start looking forward to the seasonal festivities, now is as good a time as ever to indulge in my annual look back at the most memorable independent films of the past twelve months. The usual disclaimer applies: these are the films that I have seen...
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20th Century Boys. Chapter 2: The Last Hope

June 9, 2010
By Paul Pritchard
20th Century Boys. Chapter 2: The Last Hope

This second entry in Yukihiko Tsutsumi's three part adaptation of Naoki Urasawa's award winning manga series is a very different beast to the first film. After the apocalyptic events of Beginning of the End, the mystery deepens and new characters and conflicts are introduced. Ultimately, The Last Hope feels very much like the...
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20th Century Boys. Chapter 1: Beginning of the End

May 31, 2010
By Paul Pritchard
20th Century Boys. Chapter 1: Beginning of the End

20th Century Boys. Chapter 1: Beginning of the End is a sprawling epic of a film and one in which the events are spread over three decades. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a group of nine school friends spent part of their time writing an end of the world story. In their...
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20th Century Boys hits UK DVD and we have a trailer

May 20, 2010
By Paul Pritchard
20th Century Boys hits UK DVD and we have a trailer

Director Yukihiko Tsutsumi's epic efforts to release three films in one year based on Naoki Urasawa's acclaimed manga has brought to life a stunning doomsday thriller that spans multiple generations and genres, and bites into conspiracy theory, pop culture, nostalgia and spectacular special effects. This epic exercise in film-making and storytelling hits DVD...
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