47 RONIN (2013)
It’s a movie where it mixes supernatural, fantasy, history and a code of honor in one perfect mix. 47 Ronan starring Keanu Reeves as (Kai), the one, a half-breed, part human and part demon, raised by demons at his very young age then escaped their prison to the human world at the age of 12, a new world with its language, culture and moral codes. I don’t want to spoil the movie for you if you didn’t see it yet, but what makes this movie so great regarding all the nonsenses talking about it in the media. It’s one hell of a movie that you’ll stay till the end on your chair without blinking from the awesome special effects, action scenes and most all, the storyline.
I’d like to talk little bit more about the storyline and the characters, this is where lots of movies in the same genre fails; for the storyline is takes two different storylines where the main one is about Kai and the other one is about Oishi. Where each one of them is fighting his own demons, honor and their own vendetta, but the strong relationship between Oishi and his son Chikara is something that will grip your heart from its deep veins to cry in the end while cheering for their death, victory and most of all gaining their sensei honor and as well as theirs.
I rate this movie 8/10, and I have to say there could be something more in the storyline and expose about the background of Kai to understand his real origins, but in the end, we are limited to a certain time in movies, and I believe that the producers didn’t want to drag the movie more than it should be.
Three reasons why I loved this movie:
1. Perfect storyline.
2. Amazing acting.
3. Strong theme which goes all the way to the end.
About the movie:
47 RONIN (2013)
47 Ronin is a 2013 American fantasy action film depicting a fictional account of the forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group of Ronin in 18th-century Japan who avenged the death of their lord.
Initial release: December 25, 2013 (USA)
Director: Carl Rinsch
Running time: 121 minutes
Budget: 170 million USD
Languages: Japanese, English