Akira Reviews

April 10, 2013
Pounding away, it becomes monotonous.
April 16, 2007
Grade-school violence freaks may find a few kicks here, but even they may have trouble coping with this ugly movie's ending about eight separate times.
April 16, 2007
There is a moral here about mankind's lust for power, but it never clearly emerges from the spectacle of destruction and violence.
April 6, 2005
While Akira's blood splattering is over the top for me, I did enjoy the surreal, and the interesting complicated departure from the often-oversimplified good vs. evil.
July 14, 2003
I never understood the appeal. The animation is jumpy and flat. The story makes absolutely no sense.