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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, abbreviated "LXG", is a short comic book series by Alan Moore (The Watchmen, V for Vendetta, From Hell) and illustrated by Kevin O'Neill (2000 A.D., Marshal Law) and also, as you might have guessed, a movie based on it directed by Stephen Norrington (Blade). While it cannot exactly be referred to as great theater you could definitely describe it as an amusement.

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The Fast and the Furious - Tokyo Drift

As an import car aficionado, it was pretty much mandatory that I see all of the Fast and the Furious movies - but as a long-time Nissan/Datsun fan, I was deeply disappointed in the first two, in which barely a Nissan is spotted aside from the Skyline. Oh, there's a couple 240SXs off in the background, but you only ever even get a good look at one of them. However, it's widely accepted that Nissan has made the majority of the best drift cars, and so this movie does not share this particular failing.

American Yakuza

Straight from the bargain shelf at the video store to you, American Yakuza is a film that will disappoint everyone save for fans of Viggo Mortensen. Its cliched Japanese characters and weak performances by everyone but Ryo Ishibashi, who plays a leading role (but of course, secondary to Viggo) offer us nothing new that we have not seen in other movies, and can safely be ignored.

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Domino

Domino (2005) is an action-thriller based on the life of Domino Harvey, daughter of film actor Laurence Harvey. The real Domino was kicked out of four schools as a child before eventually passing through a string of jobs guaranteed to amaze all but the most jaded: She worked (or claimed to work) as a Ford model, ran a nightclub in London, moved to California, worked as a ranch hand in San Diego, and finally did volunteer work for the Boulevard Fire & Rescue company near the Mexican border before getting into manhunting.

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