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Personal logo Patrick R Supporting Member of TMP30 Mar 2017 7:47 a.m. PST

Quick spoilerfree review :

Cookie-cutter action flick with most of the pretty pictures lifted straight from the anime.

Pilous Asbaek and "Beat" Takeshi are the best bit in the whole story. Scarlet Johanson tries (and fails) to emulate the cold emotionless exterior of the Major (yes they explain a lot about her in the film) but she could have easily been replaced by a cardboard standee, you wouldn't notice the difference.

If you like the anime, you'll probably weep a the massive dumbing down, if you are allergic to anime, you might still feel a nasty rash.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP30 Mar 2017 9:01 a.m. PST

Don't care much about anime but do like SJ in a cat suit.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP30 Mar 2017 9:34 a.m. PST

In the trailers, Scarlett is clothed in paint. Of course it's a high quality film!

Personal logo javelin98 Supporting Member of TMP31 Mar 2017 10:53 p.m. PST

ScarJo pretty much clinched it for me!

WarWizard07 Apr 2017 5:30 a.m. PST

Trailers make it look like it is a CGI fest. So probably does not rely on any acting talent.

Mithmee Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse07 Apr 2017 12:42 p.m. PST

Who needs acting talent when you have ScarJo in that outfit?

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP08 Apr 2017 10:59 a.m. PST

Going to see this tonight. Looked like SF/Action with a little thoughtfulness in the trailers.

Hoping it does have some of all three!

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP08 Apr 2017 3:00 p.m. PST

Well 2 out of 3.

Want a review?

It's a remake of Robocop with some CGI special effects.

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