Samurai Spy

Samurai Spy ★★★½

I did not know what the fuck was going on half the time because the plot is so inconsiderately elaborate, but Samurai Spy is chock full of badass ninja set pieces and drool-worthy aesthetics. Such avant-garde imagery and editing isn't uncommon in Japanese New Wave movies, but I've never seen it so cranked in the chambara realm. It's moody edging on ethereal. Very cool stuff.

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