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Dead or Alive: Final Reviews

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August 5, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
November 29, 2002
Though the violence is far less sadistic than usual, the film is typical Miike: fast, furious and full of off-the-cuff imaginative flourishes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 29, 2002
Although some viewers will not be able to stomach so much tongue-in-cheek weirdness, those who do will have found a cult favorite to enjoy for a lifetime.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
November 29, 2002
Alternating between facetious comic parody and pulp melodrama, this smart-aleck movie ... tosses around some intriguing questions about the difference between human and android life.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 12, 2007
a disappointing lo-fi sci-fi closer to an excellent trilogy - even if its climactic sequence is one of Miike's ballsiest.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
December 10, 2002
Stripped of Miike's usual flourishes, Final is an ugly-looking and often listless affair that only occasionally recaptures the entertaining insanity of the first film.
December 3, 2002
The film seems all but destined to pop up on a television screen in the background of a scene in a future Quentin Tarantino picture
December 1, 2002
Menace lowers at all points, but nothing develops; little is followed through on, and one finally does not care at all.
November 29, 2002
Plods along, minus the twisted humor and eye-popping visuals that have made Miike ... a cult hero.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
November 26, 2002
Scene-by-scene, things happen, but you'd be hard-pressed to say what or why.
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