One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o tomeru na!) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o tomeru na!) Reviews

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August 22, 2018
Romero by way of Wes Anderson and Ed Wood, One Cut of the Dead is a fun-filled entry into the zombie archives. Come for the incredible opening, stay for the quirky humour and kitsch charm.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 30, 2018
Audiences will leave this movie with a rekindled love - and appreciation - for cinema in general.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 31, 2018
One Cut of the Dead is one of the most ingenious deconstructions of backstage satire in recent years.
September 25, 2018
Ueda's bending of tone and style eludes conventional genre classifications, but all the elements mesh fantastically and coherently together.
August 1, 2018
One Cut of the Dead is a hilarious ode to creativity, family, perseverance, and the challenge of filmmaking, that's almost -- almost -- too clever for its own good.
August 9, 2018
Its key strength is to take the zombie genre and tip it on its side.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
June 20, 2018
Filmed with a crazed energy and headlong pace, its big joke being the nutty director obsessed with his art in the middle of chaos.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 6, 2018
Drunk on its own DIY energy and deeply in love with everything it's doing, One Cut of the Dead is a euphoric ode to the chaos (and compromises) of genre filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 6, 2018
The only thing more fun than the 37-minute single-take opening is what comes next.
July 30, 2018
in this postmodern deconstruction of low-budget genre filmmaking,... the more haphazard and impromptu the production seems, the more sophisticated and metacinematic One Cut Of The Dead - or at least Ueda's One Cut Of The Dead - proves to be.
September 24, 2018
Fantastic premise, cleverly constructed and executed ... The payoff is extremely rewarding. Very funny.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
March 21, 2018
The perfect antidote to zombie fever.
September 23, 2018
There are good movies, there are great movies, and then there are movies that deliver joy to every bone in your body. One Cut of the Dead is all of those and more.
August 8, 2018
The rallying spirit here is as moving as any 'Rocky' triumph, and it's compounded by the surprisingly sweet father-daughter story at the movie's core.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 5, 2018
Opens with an unbroken 37-minute shot of monster mayhem before hitting the reset button and turning into a funny satire of low-budget genre filmmaking - and eventually becoming a charming family comedy-drama.
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