Tag Archives: Rinko Kikuchi

47 Ronin Japan Photocall

With 47 Ronin opening in cinemas this month, we decided to take a look at some of the best pictures of the cast from the photocall in Japan! When director Carl Rinsch read the original treatment of the script, he admits he was intrigued by the timeless love, elaborate settings and fantastical creatures that were set against an actual historical …

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Lucky Number 47

In this month’s 47 Ronin, Keanu Reeves stars as Kai, an outsider in an ethereal 1800s Japan, a world of intense brutality and undeniable beauty, a time when history and fantasy meet.  When his forbidden love is stolen from him, he is left broken and lost.  Navigating a breathtaking landscape populated with seductive witches with nightmarish powers, mythic beasts and …

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3rd year in a row

Just like that we’re into August already! It’s been a rather busy 7 months and that’s the thing about the first half of the year, it just flies by way too fast. We’re already preparing for a big event at the end of Aug where the Singapore Toys Games and Comics convention comes to life and for the 3rd year …

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47 Ronin Trailer

Universal Studios has released the lastest trailer for the upcoming fantasy action film 47 Ronin. From ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 Ronin. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their …

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Rinko Kikuchi

It would seem like we have a Japanese theme this month as we pick Rinko Kikuchi as our babe of the month. If you’ve seen Pacific Rim then you’ll have seen her in action and you’d agree that she’s one heck of a woman. Rinko Kikuchi is the first Japanese actress to be nominated for an Academy Award in 50 …

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Pacific Rim Review

A lot of my friends have been really excited about this film. Even some of the guys at the radio station I work at have been talking non-stop about it but we were all kinda scared at the same time. You know, the worry that this film might be a let down. I went it with an open mind, left …

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Women in Sci Fi

It looks like the summer of 2013 will hit us with quite a few Sci Fi films and one of the things that makes a great sci fi film is a sci fi chick, not just one that’s in the movie for her looks but one who’s smart, stylish and sexy at the same time. Basically every geek’s dream girl! …

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Pacific Rim Official Trailer

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures have released the official trailer to the upcoming science fiction movie, Pacific Rim. When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, start rising from the sea, a war begins that takes millions of lives and consumes humanity’s resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon is devised: …

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