WHAT'S HOT?
Home > Movie > # > 47 Ronin > Reviews

47 Ronin Reviews

47 Ronin

Overview


Genre :

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Release Date :

December 25, 2013

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Carl Rinsch

Starring :

Keanu Reeves, Rinko Kikuchi, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tadanobu Asano, Kou Shibasaki, Togo Igawa

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..uneven mix of samurai swordplay and CGI creatures..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]
2 of 4

“..this unremarkable version of the classic 18th century Japanese legend is stiff and uninvolving..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
“..it falls short on character definition, emotional involvement, narrative drive and originality, with a protagonist played by Keanu Reeves who often gets bumped to the sidelines..”
by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]
“..it all feels very videogame-ish..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
1 of 5

“..a moronically loud and obnoxious version of its own..”
by Keith Uhlich [Time Out New York]
2 of 4

“..a blend of passable 3-D and dialogue so wooden, it seems dubbed..”
by Sara Stewart [New York Post]
Reviewed by Peter Debruge [Variety]
Reviewed by Nicolas Rapold [NY Times]
Reviewed by Mark Olsen [LA Times]

Reader's Reviews


Screen Name
Rate This Movie
Please Enter   
Comment
 
 
 
RSS
FB
Twitter

LATEST REVIEWS

LOUDER THAN WORDS :

“..in all, director Anthony Fabian isn't sure how to build a nontreacly movie out of an inspiring true-life story..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]

4 MINUTE MILE :

“..lacking self-awareness, the film suffers from its inability to understand its presentation..”
by Zachary Wigon [Village Voice]

CHILD OF GOD :

“..the story of the unremittingly unhinged Lester Ballard may simply not translate well to the screen..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]

THE CAPTIVE :

“..everyone here, it predictably emerges, is a captive to something - to anger, to shame, to their own unspeakable compulsions..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]

GET ON UP :

“.."Get on Up" is loud, proud, funky, soulful, sweaty, emphatic and sometimes a little hard to understand..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]

SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE :

“..this time, the joke just doesn't have the same bite..”
by DON KAPLAN [NY Daily News]

LYLE :

“..Lyle is something refreshing. An incredibly effective and moving independent horror film that is still nicely disturbing..”
by Chris Del [StageBuddy.com]

BELIEVE :

“..a well-meaning but corny football fable..”
by Nev Pierce [Empire Magazine]

WAR STORY :

“..it's all quite trying, like watching a depressed duck paddle around a muddy pond..”
by Jeannette Catsoulis [NY Times]

AMBER ALERT: TERROR ON THE HIGHWAY :

“..this movie may have been better as a book..”
by Danale H. [Geek with Mak]