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Never Visit Me

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Why should you never visit me? Apparently there's a good chance you'll back into a dumpster...

[edit - my friend asked me to remove them, so I have]

Michael Bay Spotted?

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Today while romping around the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center a friend of mine noticed someone walking around taking photographs of the various aircraft exhibited. This person, looked just like a certain Michael Bay. Bay, the *famous* producer/director of such films as Transformers, Pearl Harbor, and Armageddon. He is pictured above on the set of the upcoming Alfred Hitchcock remake, The Birds, commanding them to be awesome.

Transporter 3, Still Featuring Jason Statham

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Jason Statham, star of action and, well, more action movies, will step up for Transporter 3. Statham will be returning along side Francois Berleand (the cop then cook) and joining newcomer Robert Knepper from FOX's Prison Break.

The fun action flick featuring a driver for hire is probably not going to be much of a departure from the first two flicks. Although bring in a new director, Olivier Megaton, looks to mix things up a bit. Unfortunately (or... perhaps fortunately...) I haven't seen any of his work to form an opinion and prospect this new movie.

Here's hoping for more car chases and driving action... less random 'bomb removal with a jump and crane.'

Tokyo International Anime Fair Winners

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Evangelion wins big at the Tokyo International Anime Fair. While Gurren Lagann, Gundam 00, and Death Note also had wins in other categories.

Of course, congrats to Tekkonkinkreet, an anime I have never heard of before...

Best Director
Hideaki Anno
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are [Not] Alone

Best Original Story
Taiyo Matsumoto
Tekkonkinkreet

Best Screenplay
Keiichi Hara
Summer Days with Coo

Best Character Design
Atsushi Nishigori
Tengen Toppa Gurren-Lagann

Best Art Direction
Shinji Kimura
Tekkonkinkreet

Best Music
Yoko Kanno
Aquarion

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