Category: Film

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Good Ol’ Review: “Kamen Rider: Beyond Generations” a Surprising Triumph

Considering my dislike for Saber and my increasing disappointment with Revice, I went into Kamen Rider: Beyond Generations (仮面ライダー ビヨンド・ジェネレーションズ) with apprehension. I had no idea what to expect and my expectations were definitely low. But perhaps that’s partly why I’ve come out of the film actually liking and enjoying it. Really enjoying it, actually. And much to my surprise, even succumbing to a huge MaGMCM at the end of it.

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Good Ol’ Review: “Superhero Senki” a Fun, Exciting Love Letter

To commemorate the 45th season of Super Sentai and the 50th year anniversary of Kamen Rider, Toei presents Saber + Zenkaiger: Superhero Senki (セイバー+ゼンカイジャー:スーパーヒーロー戦記). The crossover film will feel familiar to fans who may have enjoyed the Super Hero Taisen series of films where numerous legendary Sentai and Kamen Riders come together to fight a vicious foe. And though there are certainly a few hurdles this film needs to overcome, it ultimately is a loving tribute to Shotaro Ishinomori, the father of the two long-running tokusatsu franchises. As well as to children, young and old, who have enjoyed both series the last five decades.

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Good Ol’ Review: “Escape from Mogadishu” a Thrilling, Satisfying Cinematic Experience
Recap & Review: Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger Special Chapter – Memory of Soulmates
Good Ol’ Review: A Pitch Perfect “Mashin Sentai Kiramager vs Ryusoulger” is One of the All-Time Best Sentai VS Films

Mashin Sentai Kiramager vs. Ryusoulger (魔進戦隊キラメイジャーVSリュウソウジャー) might be one of the best Sentai VS films. Rarely does a team-up or crossover event capture the essence of both original series as well as this film does. A perfect blend of exciting action and character-driven story results in an unquestionably wonderful and satisfying experience.

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Recap: Mashin Sentai Kiramager The Movie – Bebop Dream
Good Ol’ Review: “Zero-One Others: Kamen Rider Vulcan & Valkyrie” a Bittersweet, but Fitting Conclusion to an Excellent Series

There is a sense of finality with Zero-One Others: Kamen Rider Vulcan & Valkyrie (ゼロワン Others 仮面ライダーバルカン&バルキリー). And that feeling is bittersweet. The film, the second of two V-Cinext releases in the Zero-One Others series, wraps up the shocking turn of events in Kamen Rider MetsubouJinrai and serves as a final conclusion to Zero-One, the story.

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Good Ol’ Review: Kim Hye Soo and Kim Go Eun Deliver Mesmerizing Performances in Memorable “Coin Locker Girl”
Good Ol’ Review: Lots of Potential as Charming Characters Power Fun “Justice High”
Good Ol’ Review: Character-Driven “Double Patty” a Pensive, Relatable Film
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