www.testfreaks.com

Reviews, reviews, reviews...

13 Assassins
8.2 out of 10

13 Assassins

Best Price at Amazon

Reviews and Problems with 13 Assassins

Showing 1-10 of 16
Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 9
9.0
Audio 9
9.0
Extras 4
4.0

13 Assassins

The Digital Fix
7 February 2012
  • Summary: Mark Lee reviews Takashi Miike's 13 Assassins, a bloody tale of honour, virtue, cruelty, brutality, and epic battle.
  • Read full review
Overall 9
9.0
Audio 7
7.0
Extras 4
4.0

13 Assassins (UK - DVD R2)

DVD Active
2 September 2011
  • Summary: Marcus goes to a town of death with 200 friends and it ends up being an ambush
  • Read full review

13 Assassins

DVD Compare
22 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Takashi Miike is the chameleon of Japanese cinema; he’s made Yakuza films, a radioactive zombie musical, horror films and a noodle Western. And those are only the films I’ve seen! The man, whatever your opinion of him may be, is a machine of cinema digesting and creating on his own terms.
  • Read full review

13 Assassins

Rock! Shock! Pop!
11 July 2011
  • Excerpt: Takashi Miike’s better known for his ‘out there’ films like Ichi The Killer and Audition than for his more straight-laced fare but 13 Assassins will likely change all that and raises the bar for Japan’s most prolific filmmaker by a noticeable margin.
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

13 Assassins

High-Def Digest
1 July 2011
  • Conclusion: I think we've become desensitized into thinking we're actually getting action movies from Hollywood, nowadays. Then we see something like '13 Assassins' and wonder why we can't be getting movies like that instead of bloated Michael Bay movies that assault our eyes (and intelligence) and replace real...
  • Read full review

13 Assassins

Sound & Vision Magazine
30 June 2011
  • Excerpt: Cult director Takashi Miike delivers a bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war torn future.
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 8
8.0
Extras 4
4.0

13 Assassins (2010)

blu-ray.com
29 June 2011
  • Conclusion: Miike has a reputation as a totally gonzo filmmaker, but he's proved quite a few times that he's capable of creating mature, even moving stories. Add 13 Assassins to the list; it stays firmly within the conventions of the traditional samurai genre, but it does so extremely well, reminding us of why...
  • Read full review
Overall 9
9.1

13 Assassins

AV Club
2 June 2011
  • Excerpt: Though primarily known as a prolific supplier of extreme horror films like Audition and Ichi The Killer , director Takashi Miike has proven to be a versatile genre stylist, dabbling in Westerns ( Sukiyaki Western Django ), musicals ( The Happiness Of The Katakuris ), and avant-garde(ish) art movies...
  • Read full review

13 Assassins

Rock! Shock! Pop!
4 May 2011
  • Excerpt: When the name of Japanese director Takashi Miike comes up in conversation, the last words even remotely thought of to describe his style and films are “structured,” “balanced,” and “tight storytelling.
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

13 Assassins

Cinema Blend
29 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Near the end of Con Air , opposition leader Cyrus Grissom lets the cops into the bone yard in order to take out the first and last squad cars, creating “an airtight cage filled with lots and lots of dead people”. 13 Assassins takes that simple premise and multiplies it exponentially.
  • Read full review
Next page >>