Ninja Scroll (1996)




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Action & Adventure , Animation , Drama
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Critic Reviews for Ninja Scroll

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

What it lacks in complexity, it makes up for in often dazzling animation ...

Full Review… | November 20, 2012
Time Out
Top Critic

What dazzles most is the contrast between the beautifully rendered, pastoral backdrops of crags, waterfalls, forests, and temples, and the gruesome, stylized violence that takes place against them.

Full Review… | December 5, 2012

For those seeking the best ninja/samurai action on screen, there are dozens of live action movies either directed by Akira Kurosawa or based on manga by Kazuo Koike that are much better films than Ninja Scroll.

Full Review… | November 29, 2012
Electric Sheep

A wandering ronin takes on a posse of supernatural ninjas in a whipcracking race that never lets reality get in the way of a hearty bout of blood-lettting.

Full Review… | November 22, 2012

It may be a tale of sound and fury, signifying nothing - but all that demon-whupping sure is fun.

November 22, 2012
Little White Lies

Its baroque sadism and sexism hasn't aged well, but it still packs a visceral kick.

Full Review… | November 22, 2012
Daily Telegraph (UK)

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