What do you think is best, to watch a film based on a book first, or read the source material? I was elated to watch Mortal Engines, a film adapted from the Mortal Engines series written by Henry Keazor. The dystopian fantasy was exquisitely brought to the big screen despite skeptics of the film. Read on to see what I thought of the underestimated film.
During the 1990s the Disney Channel was known for creating family-oriented cartoons that created a mix of action with core family values. One show was a play on the old spy films called Kim Possible. The show focuses on a teenage cheerleader that went on secret missions to save the world.
In an age where numerous comic book franchises are adapted for the big screen Fantastic Four is no exception. Fantastic Four tells the tale of a family of superheroes, whose quest to discovering science grants them powers. Exploring how far some will go in the pursuit of power and knowledge.
Crash Bandicoot is one of Sony’s most popular franchises. Many wondered if they saw the success of Sega’s usage of a loveable mascot by having Sonic the Hedgehog and wanted to profit the same commercial success. They drew inspiration from Australia–New Guinea with bandicoots.
One of the classic animes that focuses on brotherly love and their journey to discover a legendary treasure, The Philosopher’s Stone, is Full Metal Alchemist. The Elric brothers push the boundaries of science and magic by using alchemy, hoping to defy the governing law of equivalent exchange with The Philosophers Stone.
I have always been a fan of The Legend of Zelda Franchise, enjoying the idea of playing the young hero adventuring the kingdom of Hyrule to rescue Princess Zelda from Gaon. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, was the first installment in the franchise I was introduced to and played all the way through on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). Over the years my vision has gotten worse, thus making the games harder to see.