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Syfy is working on a U.S. version of classic UK sci-fi series Blake’s 7.

Created by Terry Nation (Dr. Who), Blake’s 7 followed a hard-core renegades and criminals who escape from a prison planet — battling humans and aliens alike – and became heroes. The show launched on BBC in 1978 and ran for four seasons. If greenlit, Martin Campbell (Casino

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2012-03-20-MKothariProfile.jpgBy 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?

Battle Royale: The Complete Collection [Blu-ray]

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Battle Royale: The Complete Collection [Blu-ray]

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]