How ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ triumphed over the uncanny valley

When the first trailer for the live action Alita: Battle Angel dropped in late December 2017, the internet was abuzz about the eponymous character’s large CG eyes. Heck, even we called them “creepy” and “weird.” Now that the film’s finally here and I’ve had a chance to check out this long-awaited comic adaptation, I can […]

Alita Battle Angel streaming: Can you watch Alita: Battle Angel online – Is it legal?

Alita: Battle Angel had a disappointing outing, despite an all-star cast. The sci-fi film currently holds a middling 60 per cent score on Rotten Tomatoes. Its critics’ consensus reads: “Alita: Battle Angel’s story struggles to keep up with its special effects, but fans of futuristic sci-fi action may still find themselves more than sufficiently entertained.” […]

Alita panned by critics: What is wrong with Alita: Battle Angel? Why is it SO bad?

Alita: Battle Angel is set several centuries in the future, the film starts when the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any […]

Robert Rodriguez explains why his movie adaptation of famous manga ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ won’t make the mistake ‘Ghost in the Shell’ did

Fox Robert Rodriguez and producer Jon Landau (“Avatar”) talked to Business Insider at CinemaCon about the evolution of bringing “Alita: Battle Angel” to the screen. It was originally a project James Cameron was to make, after he discovered the manga around 2000. However, the success of “Avatar” changed everything. Rodriguez has resurrected the project, and […]

James Cameron’s ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ stars creepy CG anime eyes

James Cameron has been toying with the idea of remaking Battle Angel Alita for decades now (seriously, I wrote about it back in 2009). Now, with its first trailer, the anime adaptation finally seems to be more than a myth. It centers on a scientist (Christoph Waltz) who discovers and repairs a trashed cyborg, Alita […]

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Trailer: Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron Make a Cyborg Movie

James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez make very different kinds of movies, which makes their collaboration on Alita: Battle Angel all the more intriguing. After years of delays, Cameron left the director’s chair on this big-budget adaptation of the Japanese manga, opting instead to produce while Rodriguez stepped behind the camera. But what does a film directed […]

Michelle Rodriguez Joins Robert Rodriguez’s ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

Filming just wrapped on director Robert Rodriguez and screenwriter James Cameron‘s Alita: Battle Angel, but another cast member has just been announced. Michelle Rodriguez, who’s worked with both Rodriguez and Cameron, is a part of the adaptation of Yukito Kishiro‘s Japanese manga. The news comes only a few short weeks after we learned Jennifer Connelly has a role in the 3D sci-fi […]