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Popcorn Pulse 128: Me Super

Who likes chicken? All you who didn’t raise your hands are welcome to sit out and sign petitions for the rights of fruit flies. The rest of us can gather in solidarity and rail against Morgan Spurlock’s latest attempt to cash in on the fifteen minutes of fame he had years ago. Yes, we dual reviewed and are talking about Super Size Me 2[2017].

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Manga Pulse 423: Creepy Yakuza

Dust off the shelf and dig through the piles. It’s manga time once more.

Tim has Gokusen. It’s about the granddaughter of a yakuza boss who’s become a teacher. She ends up teaching a bunch of delinquents which only lasts for a couple of chapters. The rest fo the first volume is her filling in for grandpa while he recovers from the consumption. It earns a Crackers.

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Popcorn Pulse 127: Rock-a-Doodle

Oh crap. Show. Ugh, how about a Don Bluth movie? No, not one you like or have probably seen. We did Rock-A-Doodle(1991). It’s about a rooster who believes he crows the sun up but the sun rises without him one morning which makes the other farm animals laugh at him. So he runs off to the city to become an Elvis impersonator. The protagonist gets sucked into his story book from the real world, gets turned into a kitten, and has to set out to bring cock of the walk back to try and stop the rain. Also there’s an evil owl.

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Manga Pulse 422: Doctor Bitch

Twin manga powers activate. Form of, a shounen! Plot of, a shoujo!

Tim revisits Dr Stone now that he’s read well beyond the first few volumes. It’s still a mostly grounded story where they have to use their brains and luck out to find some incredibly rare pieces in a prehistoric tech world to revive humanity. It culminates to a point where they determine they have to go to the moon. It keeps a Read It Now though the plot is getting ahead of itself.

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Script 2 Script 26: Deathwish

There’s been a revival of the vigilante on a revenge quest movies lately which means it must be time to review one of the movies that kicked off the trend. Death Wish is the the book that the movie inherited its title from. And like True Grit before, it also garnered a remake.

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Script 2 Script 25: Truer Grit

Yes, over 2 years late here it actually is. I have found it… I think. They never say the title and I’m not gonna listen to the whole thing to check. -W

Not all adaptations are made equally. Sometimes they get made and Hollywood, being the land of originality and creativity, decides to try and remake it. This episode we’re talking about a book so nice they adapted it twice. True Grit.

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