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Which cut of "Battle Royale" (2000) do you prefer?

We’d like to know which cut of “Battle Royale” you prefer. There is the Theatrical Cut (114 min) & Director’s Cut (122 min).As we know, longer does not always mean better. 30 more words

Film

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

The overwhelming popularity of The Hunger Games franchise has been pretty hard to ignore over the past few years. I myself have read the books and I went to see all the films in the cinema. 501 more words

“Before the “Hunger Games” there was “Battle Royale”

With the emergence of “New York Times,” best selling author, Suzanne Collins’ young adult novel “The Hunger Games,” the comparisons to the Japanese film “Battle Royale,” 1,634 more words

Movies

Favorite Modern Classics | #1

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You wouldn’t know it by looking at my 2015 reads, but I love the classics. I love the language, the settings, the slow plot of some good character development. 788 more words

Books I Couldn't Put Down!

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Some books are unputdownable. I’m here to talk about the ones that did it for me.

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie… 353 more words

Livro: Battle Royale (Koushun Takami)

Já falei um pouco de “Battle Royale” quando escrevi sobre o começo de leitura de Hunger GamesComo havia dito, na época minha comparação se baseava apenas na leitura do mangá e no que lembrava do filme. 693 more words

Livros

Battle Royale

Published in 1999, made into a laughably bad movie in 2000, condemned by the National Diet (Japan’s parliament) for its portrayal of crazed murdurous school children, turned into an overnight bestseller in Japan…and now, finally, made available in English translation, the novel… 503 more words

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