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By Monika Kothari, Anthropology and political theory student
This is going to be mostly speculative on my part, because I haven’t read Battle Royale, though it is somewhere on my list. I guess the answer to this depends on what you mean by a “hit”. I think that, taken in context, Battle Royale actually was quite a hit, but it never really… Continue reading Why Did The Hunger Games Become Such a Hit in the United States but Battle Royale Did Not?
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One Of The Most Controversial Film Series Of All TimeNow Available For The First Time In AmericaIn 2000, director Kinji Fukasaku unleashed BATTLE ROYALE, his violently poetic epic about an innocent… Continue reading Battle Royale: The Complete Collection [Blu-ray]
Good lord, how in the world do you pick between Anthony Evans and Jesse Campbell?
In this exclusive clip from NBC’s The Voice, the two crooners from Team Xtina duke it out while singing “If I Ain’t Got You” during the first two-hour Battle Round that begins Monday.
“The big difference the Voice has is that, while the [singers] are competing, they still help each other as artists,” Executive Producer… Continue reading Battle rounds begin on ‘The Voice’ — EXCLUSIVE CLIP
The President’s Day weekend box office was too close to call as the action tale “Safe House” and the love story “The Vow” competed for the No. 1 spot.
Based on Sunday’s studio estimates, Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds’ “Safe House” had a slim lead with $ 24 million from Friday to Sunday. That put it a fraction ahead of Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum’s “The Vow” with $ 23.6 million.
The… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Safe House' And 'The Vow' Battle For Top Spot