Battle Royale Won't Be Getting an American TV Show Anytime Soon

Battle Royale » 1/14/13 5:30am 1/14/13 5:30am, the manga and the film, follows a high school class put in a deadly game of kill or be killed. Due to its violent subject matter, no American distributor would initially touch the 2000 film, especially with the school shootings happening at the time. But in the wake of , there's been in interest in .…

Before There Was The Hunger Games, Japan Had This Brutal, Bloody Opus

Were you one of the oodles of theatergoers who packed into American cinemas to see The Hunger Games » 3/27/12 4:01am 3/27/12 4:01am? The movie is raking in the box office cash—and it's being hailed as a smash hit. But in Japan, people are referring to the flick as something else: "Hollywood's version of ."