All Star wars a fan worth his Craitian salt would know that one of George Lucas’ greatest inspirations for the film was the iconic 1958 film by legendary Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa The hidden fortress. This isn’t the only time the Star Wars franchise has drawn inspiration from Japan. Samurai-influenced elements of Darth Vader’s Helmet …

~~ Japan is well known for its seasonal or limited edition foods and drinks that come out twice a year. That means now is the perfect time to review fall desserts from konbini (convenience stores)! Here are some of my favorites this year: MINISOF First of all, MINISTOP and its delicious autumn desserts! Last year, …

Heavy Metal Studios partners with Bardel Entertainment (Rick and Morty), Irony Point will adapt Dan Fogler’s Moon Lake in an animated series for adults. According to Deadline, Moon Lake is a thirty-minute animated television show, hosted by the Man on the Moon, a grotesque character reminiscent of television anthology hosts of the past, such as …

Fort Bend County Libraries are hosting a series of fun, educational and family-friendly events planned for the fall. SPFL will celebrate “TeenTober,” a national literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association. Libraries, schools and bookstores across the country are participating in this month-long initiative …

Kagoshima Tataki (A5 Japanese Wagyu) with pickled ginger sprouts, shishito, crispy garlic and mitsuba. Photo by Piper Jones “Wagyu is totally different from any steak you’ve ever had,” says Eric San Pedro. “When you eat it, you can’t believe it’s beef. It is so mottled that your body temperature will make the fat and the …

The Brighton Miracle (PG, 77 minutes) Directed by Max Mannix * ½ September 19, 2015. It was a result described by some as an example of the “glorious uncertainty” of sport and Springbok legend Joel Stransky as a “sport disaster”. A time when the team with the best Rugby World Cup record at the time …

Chromatic Black makes historic $ 100,000 investment in the future of black filmmakers who embody the spirit of investigative journalist Ida B. Wells ATLANTA, October 05, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Chromatic Black announces ten emerging black artists as finalists in the inaugural Ida B. Wells: Disrupting the Master Narrative Fund. The fund is a mechanism …

The directorial merry-go-round at Pixar has seen the animation powerhouse shuffle the game countless times on several of its most high-profile projects, and the decision to replace Brenda Chapman with Mark Andrews midway through production on Courageous eventually saw them share co-directing credit and land an Oscar each after the film won the trophy for …

Warning: spoilers for the first three episodes of the series and the Foundation books follow. The Apple TV Foundation (read our review) is a sprawling adaptation of the space opera of Isaac Asimov’s sci-fi spin on the fall of the Roman Empire, a series that spans seven books written in over nearly four decades. Asimov’s …

This composite photo shows posters of “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc” and “Boruto-Naruto Next Generations” (iQiyi / Released) One of the leading entertainment streaming platforms in Asia recently released its strongest anime roster yet. In order to expand its range of quality content, iQiyi On October 1, it announced that it now …