Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance (Blu-ray)

In the War Between Heaven and Earth, Salvation is Machine.
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  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 52 minutes
  • Encoding: Region 2
  • Released: March 29, 2011
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: Funimation Prod
  • Note: Rebuild of Evangelion 2.02
    • U.S. cast commentary
    • Japanese original trailer
    • Train channel spot
    • Dvd and Blu-ray spots
    • Japanese tv spots
    • Omitted scenes
    • Remixed scenes
    • Trailers
  • Audio:
    • DTS Surround ES 6.1 - English, Japanese
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 9


User Ratings: 3,104
Rating: 3/5 -- It's strictly for the fans, who will furiously parse the changes in the narrative (including a new female pilot) and the nonsensical stew of philosophical and religious symbolism. Full Review
New York Times
Jan 20, 2011
Rating: 2.5/5 -- For the most part, this is the kind of immersive fanboy experience that doesn't suffer wandering attention spans. Full Review
Los Angeles Times
Jan 20, 2011
You don't have to be a giant Evangelion fan to enjoy Evangelion 2.0...it asks whether it's possible to take on grown-up responsibilities and stay human at the same time. And the answer is as complicated as the mystery of the angels. Full Review
May 22, 2018
Rating: 7.2121/10 -- An exhilarating adventure that offers compelling characters, a wonderfully imaginative story and dazzling special effects. Newbies might feel slightly perplexed, though. Full Review
NYC Movie Guru
Jan 21, 2011
Evangelion 2.0 will undoubtedly confound some viewers with its jam-packed narrative and jargon-heavy dialogue but the intricately designed, hyper-kinetic visuals more than compensate, especially when seen at the scale they deserve. Full Review
Toronto Star
Jan 13, 2011
The laser blasts and shimmering force fields in these contests are less violent than the repressed feelings of sensitive Shinji. Full Review
L.A. Weekly
Jan 27, 2011
Rating: 7/10 -- If there's one clear-cut reason to prefer the second film to the first, it's because the action is so vastly more impressive this time around. Full Review
Antagony & Ecstasy
Jul 4, 2015

Product Description:

EVANGELION 2.0 YOU CAN (NOT) ADVANCE is the second installment in a film series known as the "Rebuild of Evangelion" that reinterprets the story first told in the critically acclaimed anime series NEON GENESIS EVANGELION. Covering the material from the episodes 6-12 of the series, this film is the first to introduce new content and characters that did not appear in the original series -- namely, Unit-05 pilot Mari Illustrious Makinami. The British girl mans an Eva with a drastically new design, and adds still more drama to the life of Shinji, who is coping with having to share a living space with both Asuka and Misato. Meanwhile, all of the pilots soon find themselves embroiled with a battle with the Eighth Angel. The group show a sense of teamwork that they've never had before, but soon, NERV's American branch is destroyed in an experiment while testing the new Unit-03, which is taken to Tokyo-3 for testing. Asuka pilots the Eva, but it's soon reclassified as the Ninth Angel, and Shinji is ordered by his father to attack it. Shinji can't bear to do so while Asuka is inside, causing a break in his will that might cause him to leave the program for good.


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