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First shot from the “All You Need Is Kill” film is less than inspiring…

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The “All You Need is Kill” film gets a synopsis…

As some of you may remember, a few months back I reviewed Hiroshi¬†Sakurazaka’s light novel All You Need is Kill and bloody loved it. I also mentioned in the review that some Hollywood types had bought the movie rights to it, and were looking to make a film of the book starring Scientologist nutjob Tom Cruise as the protagonist Keiji Kiriya.

Well now the studio concerned (Warner Bros.) have released a release date, and a plot synopsis of their film. And it worries me. The synopsis, not the release date! If you’ve not read the book yet and are planning to, then you might not want to read after the jump, because there will be spoilers…

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Book Review: All You Need Is Kill, by Hiroshi Sakurazaka

This book is a first for me; it’s a Japanese light fiction novel which is something that I’ve never read before, but having explored this hitherto unknown region of literature I can tell you I’ll definitely be reading more. To put it simply, I loved this book. You could probably stop reading right now, and go off and order your own copy on the strength of my opinion, but I know that at least some of you will want to know why I loved it.

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