Brother Reviews

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August 7, 2008
June 21, 2007
A vital, stylish Yakuza pic, Kitano crafts a new world/old world, brother against brother epic battle straddling both sides of the Pacific.
November 13, 2004
November 7, 2003
Takashi has been considered a master auteur. Perhaps, but there's no art here, just violence.
June 19, 2003
The film explores in multi-layered depths how violence begets violence and how this cycle, once started, is nearly impossible to break.
February 13, 2003
If the yardstick for mob flicks is 'Goodfellas' (and it should be), then 'Brother' doesn't stand a chance. On its own, however, it is a stylish, colourful film.
October 21, 2002
Oh, brother.
September 26, 2002
There's no flow to this movie -- it just plods along from one disconnected sequence to another.
July 31, 2002
Always audacious and never less than entertaining, even when it's coming apart at the seams.
June 10, 2002
It's a little hard to take, a little too nihilistic.
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