sabato 22 gennaio 2011

REVIEW: Gantz (Live-Action Movie)

Based on Hiroya Oku's popular manga, Gantz is a strange choice for a (relatively) big-budget Japanese live-action theatrical adaptation.

The manga, after all, is famous mostly for how incredibly over-the-top it is in terms of violence, nudity, and the tendency to present humanity as being pretty reprehensible – how could even the hardest R rating contain Oku's pitch-black adults-only story? Based on Shinsuke Sato's movie, the answer is simple: rip Gantz's cynical, nasty soul right out and leave only the story's shadow in place.

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