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Astro Boy 2009

24 Oct

Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man’s expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.

An adaptation of the first anime ever created.

Now showing in theaters.

OB: Not really an Astro Boy fan but I watched the animated series before. I’m curious to watch this movie because they said that they used amazing CGI here. Let’s hope for a good watch!

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Rain’s Ninja Assassin

24 Oct

The latest Hollywood ninja movie stars Korean superstar Bi (Rain) as the man who was raised to become an assassin but was betrayed by his very own.

Release Date: 25 November 2009
Genre: Action
Cast: Naomie Harris, Rain, Stephen Marcus, Randall Duk Kim, Yuki Iwamoto
Director: James McTeigue
Writer: Matthew Sand, J. Michael Straczynski

Studio: Warner Brothers

MPAA Rating: R (for strong bloody stylized violence throughout, and language)

OB: Just saw the poster this afternoon and I’m so excited to watch this movie.