This Christmas, seize eternity
The legend is born
47 Ronin (2013)
|Writers:||Chris Morgan, Hossein Amini|
|Articles:||Focus: '47 Ronin'|
Tagged '47 Ronin'
|Tadanobu Asano||Lord Kira|
|Hiroyuki Sanada||Kuranosuke Ôishi|
|Yorick van Wageningen||Kapitan|
|Jin Akanishi||Chikara Ôishi|
|Togo Igawa||Tengu Lord|
A retelling of the true 18th-century Japanese legend involving a group of samurai who set out to avenge the death of their master.
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|A good popcorn movie. (2017-03-16 12:43:04)|
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| As this movie was based off of a well known passed down story, I didn't like how it was executed. If it were just a story written up for a move, and had no cultural background, it would have been better in my eyes. Even I (an American female, with no known ties to Japanese culture) knew of this story since perhaps High School, which was about 11 years ago.
Keanu shows a pretty decent amount of skill in the style of acting that is required of someone in this type of film. What I noticed about Japanese movies is that even when the movie is an action, there's a soulful nuance in the performance. Every expression, every movement has meaning.
The romance angle was nice (while not entirely unexpected.), and who doesn't like to see Keanu play a character who's in love?
This is a good popcorn movie.
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