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02-23-2018

Fullmetal Alchemist

It seems that in recent years there has been an uptick in the amount of manga based stories getting live-action treatments. Some of them good, some not so good, some really bad. So it's no surprise that the show that was voted as the most popular anime of all time would end up getting a live-action remake.

Because of budgetary and tech concerns, the Fullmetal Alchemist live-action adaptation has been languishing around in development hell for the past five years. While the wait might not have been totally worth it, the movie does its best try at a concise adaptation of the lengthy series before falling flat on its face in the third act.

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