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13 Assassins Reviews

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Tom Mes
Film Comment Magazine

Culminates in a riveting, ingeniously plotted, and inventively shot 45-minute battle scene.

Full Review Source: Film Comment Magazine

November 7, 2013
Will Leitch
Deadspin

Miike shows us the absurdity of war by showing us the thrill of war.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: B+

June 23, 2013
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Entirely too long, but the samurai game of cat and mouse, the strategizing, is fascinating.

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 3/4

January 10, 2013
Sarah Boslaugh
PopMatters

...a big movie that will overwhelm you with its scope, and it's hard to imagine anyone topping it any time soon.

Full Review Source: PopMatters | Original Score: 6/10

October 4, 2012
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Consegue combinar uma abordagem mais clássica, tradicional, aos toques de violência bizarra típicas da filmografia de Miike.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 4/5

July 18, 2012
R. L. Shaffer
IGN DVD

13 Assassins evokes a classic filmmaking style sharpened by Takashi Miike's modern energy.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 9/10

January 29, 2012
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A much fresher experience than would seem likely for such a well-trod genre.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 8/10

January 3, 2012
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Miike's sadistic fetishization of violence and suffering is nowhere in evidence.

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 4.5/5

December 15, 2011
Andreas Heinemann
Flicks.co.nz

A wildly entertaining blockbuster that should appeal outside the extreme Asian cinema niche market.

Full Review Source: Flicks.co.nz | Original Score: 4/5

December 7, 2011
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

I've seen enough of these samurai films to be in a position to say this one could be a considered a classic of the genre.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B+

November 23, 2011
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Though it might look like a Kurosawa film, Miike brings to it a subversive edge of greater proportions.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

November 20, 2011
Jim Schembri
The Age (Australia)

The excessive mind of Japanese director Takashi Miike (Audition; Ichi the Killer) throttles back the gore to deliver a disciplined, refreshingly grounded samurai action film.

Full Review Source: The Age (Australia) | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 14, 2011
Dan Jardine
Cinemania

Miike plays it by the age-old rules, and the result, while undeniably entertaining, is unexpectedly tame, at least by Miike standards

Full Review Source: Cinemania | Original Score: 70/100

September 13, 2011
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

The once dormant samurai movie is rejuvenated in 13 Assassins, a spirited and violent romp which delves into the honour and savagery of samurai ideology.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 4/5

September 13, 2011
Paul Byrnes
Sydney Morning Herald

13 Assassins looks at honour from many angles, without becoming simplistic. Ichii hasn't lost his edge after all.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 4/5

September 9, 2011
Julie Rigg
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

I was engrossed by this film because it had tactics, strategy and characterisation.

Full Review Source: MovieTime, ABC Radio National

September 9, 2011
Jason Di Rosso
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

It doesn't feel like the tour de force it should be.

Full Review Source: MovieTime, ABC Radio National

September 9, 2011
Peter Galvin
sbs.com.au

The sense of loss, of waste, for a society, a culture, is just heartbreaking. That feeling is something special in a 21st century action picture.

Full Review Source: sbs.com.au | Original Score: 4/5

September 8, 2011
Andrew Moraitis
FILMINK (Australia)

It pounds with blood-drenched action, but director Takashi Miike also offers up a thoughtful exploration of honour and loyalty.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

September 6, 2011
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

There are many deft touches, a sprinkling of humour and a great deal of grunting and shouting as men clash in hand to hand combat. But the supporting premise that this is a good fight to rid the world of an evil man gives the action moral traction

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

September 3, 2011
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