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‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Fails To Live Up To Hype

‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Fails To Live Up To Hype

LEHMAN COLLEGE–Live action films based on anime have, more often than not, turned out to be awful. The American remakes of “Fist of the North Star,” “Dragon Ball: Evolution,” and “Ghost in the Shell” are all notoriously bad. The most recent addition to that list of shame is “Fullmetal Alchemist,” widely considered to be one of the most influential anime and manga series of all time. So naturally, as with the anime that came before it, studios had to go and ruin it with a live action film.

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