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Artemis C (gb) wrote: This movie gave us a lot of laugh. :-)
Rd M (au) wrote: I've seen this movie like 5 times. So I'm clearly biased. But... I learned so much from it. For instance how sometimes we overlook someone because we're blind. Oftentimes an iridescent person can be hidden behind the curtains of simplicity...
Private U (fr) wrote: A Spanish attempt at anime gone horribly wrong.Samurai. Demons. Teen-aged boy looking for an adventure. Red-headed science babe. Walking-talking lynx-man. A prophecy. A secret message hidden in the text of a well-known work of literature. Cute little furry creature.These are some of the characters and plot elements of Gisaku. The entire movie feels like it was sponsored by the Spanish Tourist Board: it takes place in an idealized Spain and features many of its tourist attractions in surprising detail and quality. We get to learn about Spanish cuisine, economy, history, literature, environmental policy etc.What one might, in a charitable mood, allow to pass for a plot is really just a bunch of clichs heaped on top of each other. The cast of characters was already full of them, but here are some more: Follow the clues. Find all pieces of the ancient artifact. Unexpected rescue. Unlikely ally. Double agent. Evil overlord (a graduate of the Darth Vader school of human resources management). Quaint historian/art collector. Guns against swords. Nasty chases. Faceless, expendable henchmen. Museum heist. Trust is the key to salvation. Time travel.In all fairness, the animation isn't bad (although it couldn't hold a candle to Miyazaki's work), but the plot is so horribly predictable and shallow, the dialogue so unimaginative, that the view simply can't make up for it.Also, the cast of the English dub was chosen seemingly at random. Can you imagine an evil Spanish henchman talking with a cockney accent? Me neither.The final showdown is decidedly anticlimactic as well.Redeeming qualities? Hmmm... it has no token "boy meets girl" subplot. Ricky, the 12 year old protagonist and the redhead don't hit it off. Neither does she marry the samurai. That was a relief; I was afraid they might throw something like that in at the end (which was hollywoodish enough as it was).I don't know, maybe I'm just too old for this kind of movie. I might have enjoyed it when I was, say, 14.
Paolo H (de) wrote: I love a bit of Grant n Bullock... A good feel good film.
Amanda (us) wrote: Pretty good, the performances were great. And it was quite interesting to watch. Recommended to anyone who likes prison films.
Jeff P (de) wrote: This was a very touching film!
Michelle D (it) wrote: freakin hiliarious. loved it.
Georger P (es) wrote: Weird in the best way.
Sandeep A (gb) wrote: Perhaps the greatest swordfighting film ever made, Woo proves that he can do with swords what he later did for guns: make them cooler than anyone thought possible. A decent plot certainly doesn't hurt but it's the nonstop barrage of swordplay that will keep you glued.
Seth R (au) wrote: It's a horror movie that delivers, but, that freakin' landlord scared that crap out of me. That character, alone, was scarier than the movie itself. What a performance by Alphonse DeNoble.
Neil A (de) wrote: One of my favourite live action Disney films
Joel H (nl) wrote: I thought that I had watched Escape to Witch Mountain as a kid, but apparently I was confusing it with the sequel. This movie seems like it would be pretty intense for kids. I enjoyed it, though. It was slow and pretty silly, but it was entertaining. I don't know how it spawned so many sequels, though.
David C (us) wrote: In transit between expressionism and noir (as another reviewer says), but it's a pretty hokey melodrama. Great ending and Peter Lorre cameo.
Tim D (kr) wrote: I enjoyed this film. Not full of action and big car chases like a lot of people want but a very good, very well acted film with a story that could easily be happening to anyone on any given day. I like the moral behind the story in the fact of do we really have to tear each other's lives apart to prove we can. I'm glad it ended like it did as to begin with you think Ben Afflecks character is a arrogant jumped up prick but you see the other side which is good.