BMFcast177 – D-TANK


Appleseed (2004) is the fourth movie of AniMAYtion and our very first anime selection. We could bore you with a plot wrap-up here but the movie will do that enough for you. Note to auteurs: More robot fighting. Less techno babble talky talky.

Second half we remain spoiler free as we discuss Star Trek Into Darkness and Trek in general. Plus Total Recall (2012) and Magic Mike. Enjoy!

Categories : Podcast, Reviews


  1. William Ballard says:

    I know Animay is almost over but might I suggest the Lensman movie? It’s like Star Wars and Green Lantern had an anime baby with just shy of Last Starfighter quality CGI spaceships.

  2. William Ballard says:

    The streamline Pictures release not the old Harmony Gold one.

  3. Jens says:

    I watched Shin Seiki Lensman on your recommendation and would hesitate to call it bad anime.

  4. musim says:

    You guys make Appleseed sound WAY better than I remember it. I remember being bored out of my mind when I watched it a decade ago. Of course, I don’t remember any fight scenes in that movie, only a bunch of talking and weirdly placed CG.

    You know, if G Gundam weren’t a 50 20 minute episode series, I think it would be perfect for Bad Movie Fiends. Its super dumb and almost entirely robots punching each other. The selling line would be in the future, mankind has conquered war and decided who controls what country withe annual Gundam battles (sound familiar?). This also means every country gets their own Gundam including France’s Rose Gundam and Canada’s Lumber Gundam (

    I miss Verhoeven doing sci fi.

  5. Jens says:

    Thanks for making me aware of G Gundam, Musim. It’s the best thing.

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