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Review: Dragonball Evolution

In On Film on April 11, 2009 at 10:57 pm

Warning!  The following review may contain SPOILERS!!

Dragonball Evolution movie posterDRAGONBALL EVOLUTION

Starring: Justin Chatwin, Chow Yun-Fat, Emmy Rossum, Jamie Chung, James Marsters, Joon Park

Director: James Wong

Writers: Ben Ramsey (screenplay), Akira Toriyama (novel)

Long time fans likely remember that this site was, once upon a time, “The Anime Homeworld”, and it contained a rather large fan site dedicated to Dragon Ball Z; this, of course, was at the height of that series’ popularity. Now, several, several years after it became a cultural phenomenon, the Dragon Ball franchise has finally reached American silver screens with “Dragonball Evolution”. Unfortunately for fans and non-fans alike, everything endearing and charming about the franchise has been stripped, leaving a hollow, empty attempt at cashing in on a beloved story.

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