anime: Attack on Titan

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2017


'Attack On Titan: The Movie': A Dead-Action Film
Misguided, tone-deaf, ugly, and erratically paced, this is one of the rare occasions where a promised Western remake might actually be just the response we deserve
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They're (Probably) Going To Film This (Again): 'Attack On Titan'
After the dismal live-action version produced in Japan, a Western remake of 'Titan' seems a no-brainer, but not merely because the story is easy to re-localize
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2016


Is This The Real Life, Or Is This Just Fantasy?
Live-action adaptations of anime are arriving at a head-turning pace. Is that great news for fans, or a portent for a flood of mediocre cash-grabs to come?
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2015


'Attack on Titan: The Harsh Mistress of the City': Velvet Fist In Mailed Glove
A much better expansion of the 'Attack on Titan' universe than the 'Before the Fall' light novel, but it's still not without its own issues
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Influence: Good, Bad, And Ugly
There should be no shying away from how the influences left by our favorite works are not always good ones
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2014


Short Takes: 'Attack on Titan: Before the Fall'
The first of the 'Attack on Titan' prequel novels dives back into the history of the 'Titan' setting, although without the same compelling characterizations that made the original series so worthwhile
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'Attack On Titan': Titanic, In Every Sense
One of 2013's best shows, which manages to both shoot itself in the foot and not be limited by that
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