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As I’ve said time and again, Avatar: The Last Airbender is one of the greatest TV shows of all time. The live-action film adaptation from M.Night Shyamalan? Not so much.
With the news of an Avatar: The Last Airbender live-action series coming to Netflix that is being overseen by the original showrunners, there’s some semblance of hope that this might turn out golden. At the same time, I do have my reservations, so here are the list of things that should be improved in this next live-action adaptation of a classic show.
Adaptations are a tricky thing to pull off. Steer too far from its source material and you get an alien product that may not gel with its target audience. Stay too close to the source word for word, and you’ll chase off people who want to see a different directorial take on the subject matter.
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Best Movies 2018 time. This week Hidz of the Genre Equality and Hard Hidz podcasts returns to talk best flicks in 2018. We pick our films so fat and also our honourable mentions so listen now!Read More
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Journeyman is the story of Matty Burton, a middleweight boxing champion seeking both to retire as champion, and a way to provide for his family. In his swansong fight, he defends his title against a brash upcoming fighter looking to secure his legacy as well. Matty defends his title successfully, but a devastating blow to the head sends him into a delayed coma. Matty awakens only to begin a new fight, struggling with memory loss and a regressing personality that threatens to tear his family life apart.Read More
“The Titan” ended a rather limited theater run, and has recently arrived in select countries via streaming service Netflix. Set in the year 2048, mankind is on the brink of collapse, facing overpopulation and global food shortages. A team of scientists turn to Saturn’s moon Titan, as a possible venue to relocate the human race. Warning. This review contains possible spoilers.Read More
Ready player cry! This week we review the new science fiction epic from legendary director Steven Spielberg, based on the novel from Ernest Cline. But before that we also give our first impressions on Ubisoft’s fifth entry in the “Far Cry” series. It’s all videogames and nostalgia boners in this jam packed episode of the last king podcast.Read More
Pacific rimjob anybody? Gundammit don’t we have a giant robot sized episode for you this week. We’re reviewing “Pacific Rim: Uprising”, the sequel arrives sans original director Guillermo Del Toro but with more John Boyega. But before that we also review “Jessica Jones -Season 2”, the videogame “Ni No Kuni 2” out on PC and PS4 and also another movie review with “7 Days in Entebbe” a film based on the hijacking of Air France Flight 139 in 1976.Read More