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Samurai Rebellion Reviews

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October 23, 2004
As extreme a samurai film as I've seen in both senses (the ethics and the violence), and one of the best.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 22, 2016
A heart-felt action film that is eloquent and haunting in its reflections on the abuse of powers by the ruling class.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 25, 2005
As powerful, meditative, and gripping as anything Akira Kurosawa, Kenji Mizoguchi, Yasujiro Ozu, or other Japanese masters have created.
Full Review | Original Score: 92/100
March 21, 2003
A well-made Toshiro Mifune' vehicle about class system injustice in Feudal Japan. Slow at first, but builds to an action-packed finale'.
| Original Score: 4/5
November 25, 2008
It is obvious that it will end in violence, but the violence is a long time coming. I kept wondering why they didn't just get on with it.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
July 19, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 16, 2005
Austerely anti-authoritarian.
June 16, 2006
The film's escalation of tension is almost unbearable, and Mifune erupts with a ferocity that's as righteous as it is ultimately tragic, for Kobayashi refuses to soften the film's devastating imbalance of power.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 11, 2015
No one could seethe better than Mifune, but what gives the movie equal shares of exhilaration and heartbreak is the feeling that pours out of him ...
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