Alita: Fox’s Last Stand

I had been looking forward to Alita: Battle Angel for several years. I remember an article from 13 years ago where James Cameron discussed his two epic sci-fi trilogies that he was planning as his comeback to narrative filmmaking, having spent the better part of a decade developing moviemaking technology (which had first been used …

REVIEW: Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

A movie that was around 18 years in the making since Guillermo del Toro introduced James Cameron to the manga/anime, Alita: Battle Angel finally opened for the general public on February 14th. The original comic book – Gunnm by Yukito Kishiro, initially published in Shueisha’s Business Jump anthology from 1990 to 1995 – became popular for its gorgeous, edgy, …