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Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno (Film Review)

Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno Review by Jen Wang The red-haired wanderer is back, and so are the demons of the past. The second live-action adaptation of Rurouni Kenshin covers the infamous Kyoto Arc, bringing to life Himura Kenshin’s most formidable opponent, Makoto Shishio (an unrecognizable Tatsuya Fujiwara). The former assassin is plotting to take down …

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Rurouni Kenshin (live-action) (Review)

Rurouni Kenshin Review by Jen Wang Rurouni Kenshin is, in one word, nostalgic.  On the surface, it is an adaptation of a manga and anime many grew up reading and watching. However, instead of just being a 3-D reenactment, it is a samurai film that evokes Akira Kurosawa’s works and Zatoichi.  The opening scene especially …

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