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Bunraku Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 2.0
    28

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 30

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Robert Abele

    No image or moment is grounded – every shot is augmented with restless animation, smart-ass narration or video game sounds. The artificiality of it all is smothering.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The New York Times

    Everything feels secondhand in Guy Moshe's Bunraku, a potpourri of genres that ends up a morass of clichés.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Variety Dennis Harvey

    It's a picture that's akin to a terrarium of plastic flowers -- gaudily decorative, but airless and lifeless.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Moshe, who wrote and directed, creates a boldly Expressionistic alternate reality to background this heavy-on-the-action story, but neglects narrative and character beyond the most basic strokes.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Insular and indulgent as it is, though, the movie is never less than a visual treat.

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