Ninja Assassin (2009)
November 25, 2009
Rated R for strong bloody stylized violence throughout, and language
Raizo (Rain) is one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the merciless execution of his friend by the Clan, Raizo breaks free from them...and vanishes. Now he waits, preparing to exact his revenge. In Berlin, Europol agent Mika Coretti (Naomie Harris) has stumbled...
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Saturday, April 17 was a day of blood. Shortly after watching Kick-Ass
, where Hit Girl runs around and chops off arms, legs and heads, I invested two hours of my time into the equally gory, albeit much less satisfying, Ninja Assassin
. Despite its flaws - plot, script and acting, namely - no one can argue that the movie doesn't do its name justice. Full movie review »