Monday Movie Musings: Bunraku (2010)

Monday Movie Musings: Bunraku (2010)

Bunraku is one of those movies that, while it doesn't achieve all its goals, it still manages to stick with you. It's an odd movie with an interesting premise and visual flair. The aesthetic is like a papercraft city, made up of stark, contrasting colors, where guns have been destroyed and a warlord rules the city, complete with nine assassins. However, it is a glorious (and possibly unholy) union of Sin City, Afro Samurai, and Tarsem's the Fall while calling to mind spaghetti westerns and neo-noir.

 

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