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Spriggan Reviews

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Top Critic
Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Characterisation is regulation thin, plotting largely nonsensical, 'camerawork' and effects increasingly pyrotechnical until an amazing final light show inside the Ark.
Jay Hardwig
Austin Chronicle
March 11, 2003
This animated 1998 actioner about a Japanese superspy out to defend the world's most guarded archaeological secrets from evil Americans has to be seen to be believed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Eric Campos
Film Threat
December 8, 2002
The Spriggan are specially trained troops placed all over the world for the purpose of guarding historical artifacts - kinda sci-fi Indiana Joneses if you will.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
September 12, 2002
Newcomers to anime would be better off checking out the likes of Ghost in the Shell, but fans of the genre won't be disappointed.
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
August 17, 2002
What this one has above many of its stablemates is a storyline that favours fanciful 'reality' over unbridled science-fiction extravaganza.
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
November 4, 2001
Visuals are all that this movie has going for it. If the sound system in your theater dies, it won't make any difference.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Shawn Levy
October 25, 2001
A better-than-average anime adventure.
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide
October 12, 2001
Kawasaki can stage an action sequence with the best of them.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
October 12, 2001
Though 'Spriggan' manages to be both ludicrously convoluted and peculiarly childish, its worst fault is that it's mind-numbingly violent.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
October 11, 2001
It's often fun to look at, if that's your bag, but when Yu defensively exclaims, 'We can't all be Schwarzenegger,' you know how low they've set the bar.
Top Critic
Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
October 11, 2001
Much of Spriggan feels like an apocalyptic Arnold Schwarzenegger cartoon, with lots of automatic gunfire, rivers of blood and dialogue that could have been written by a theologically inclined 11-year-old with a thing for explosions.
Emanuel Levy
August 14, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Greg Dean Schmitz
Greg's Previews at Yahoo! Movies
August 30, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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