Wednesday, October 5, 2011
I just finished watching 13 assassins. I thought the story line was really entertaining and always moving in a direction. With some bloody action movies the story gets lost in the fighting and the movie itself suffers. Even in the final battle scene there was a direction. The way the camera moved inside the village really made it seem like an unescapable maze. Then when the lord and his three body guards finally walk out into the open it really felt like a whole other world. Even the last shot when the final samurai is walking away from the village and the last walkway crumbles and falls behind him, it was like a literal closure to that part of his life.