Gatchaman Is So Full of Action Movie Clichés It Hurts

Gatchaman (i.e., Battle of the Planets) was one of the most popular anime of the 1970s. Now, 40 years later, this franchise is getting a new anime and a live-action film—which debuted in Japan this past weekend. Sadly, this attempt to reinvent Gatchaman has created nothing but a painfully clichéd action movie. » 8/27/13 6:00am 8/27/13 6:00am