“A satisfying sequel that fans of Fable’s first outing should not pass this up.”
“A pleasant and truly satisfying ride for the whole family.”
“An exciting blend of satisfying violence, tensive moments, surges of pleasing lightheartedness, and touching emotional moments.”
“A divisive exploration of the various sides of the crazy little thing called love decorated with a demented finale, which is as disturbingly violent as it is shockingly romantic.”
A great sequel that delivers everything what Kajju fans desire, but in a less thrilling manner than the first reboot film did.
A successful reboot that succeeds in honouring Gamera’s classic past, while also evolving this iconic Kaiju in a meaningful way.
Norifumi Suzuki’s narrative is not only a pleasing narrative full of betrayal, cat-fights between clans, rape, extortion, and acts of revenge, but also a powerful critique against the inherent perversity of hierarchical society.
“Sakaguchi reveals that what truly stirs the imagination of the spectator is not shining special effects, but true skill and physicality of the actor’s presence.”
“A more satisfying experience than most western super-hero narratives”.
“Takashi Miike’s latest beautifully underlines that the only kind of violence worthy of humanity is a violence born out of love.”
“Kensuke Sonomura’s entertaining action-noir narrative does convince us of the fact that he, if given a bigger budget and better technical equipment, could make cinematographical products far more entertaining and far more gripping.”
“Not only the most important movie made by Obayashi but also the most important Japanese movie of the last decade.”
“A pure unadulterated mix of quirky comedy and crazy swashbuckling action”.
“A very amusing action-narrative (that) offers really exciting action-sequences and some great world-building. “
“Kan Eguchi succeeds in composing an action-narrative that, by hitting all the necessary beats, ensures the spectator’s enjoyment.”