Death, disease, wanton destruction. Rape, mass murder and disembowelment. If you are still watching after the first ten minutes of Ninja Scroll then you are going to love this film.
I am admittedly a relative newcomer to manga anime, but Ninja Scroll was like nothing I have seen before. The trouble is that I am not sure if I have plunged straight in at the deep end or is it possible I am…
I have never found cinematic adaptations of Frankenstein particularly engaging or inspiring. A classic ‘monster movie’? Absolutely. A profound and richly complex exploration of humanity and the human condition? Not so much.
That is until now.
This modern day interpretation by Bernard Rose is truly outstanding and I urge you to see it.
To be honest, with more than 50 Frankenstein adaptations already available, I would almost certainly have given this…