A serious crime thriller and a slapstick comedy stitched together with gratuitous sex and nudity.
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…