009 Re: Cyborg Reviews

June 7, 2013
It's beautifully animated - the climactic sequence in Earth orbit is breathtaking - and its philosophical digressions are fascinating, if completely bananas.
August 23, 2018
Despite its good looks, there's no escaping 009 Re: Cyborg's tiresome and hollow script.
June 9, 2013
It's overlong and, for an animated film, there's too much windy philosophical talk of an ontological kind, dropping the names of Freud and the religious historian Mircea Eliade.
June 7, 2013
A whole lotta WTF folded into a derivative, misogynist, and just plain incoherent mess.
June 7, 2013
We are treated to superb city landscapes but so much minor detail that you never know who is doing what to whom, or even why.
June 7, 2013
The script is lousy and laughable. Anime fans may be able to take the talky portentousness, but the ideas are ridiculous.
June 6, 2013
We're in a post-9/11 world plagued with terror attacks. Is it an American corporate conspiracy? Or the work of a deity? Cue the obligatory second-half metaphysical blather.
June 5, 2013
The cyborgs' epic search for 'His Voice' quickly becomes a little tenuous and ridiculous, pushing the film into maddening and tedious territory.
June 3, 2013
One of the most ambitious and interesting movies of the last few years.
June 3, 2013
Terrific-looking action sequences alternate with less terrific expository chat. Despite the natter, it's all mildly baffling.