Decent B-picture crime drama with just a bit of action. If you know what you're getting into its a fun little movie.
Ken Takakura gives a restrained yet powerful performance as a yakuza member released from prison after 15 years who wants nothing more than to go straight. The editing, pacing and story are nothing special yet the movie has a sense of loss, sadness and regret to it that makes everything that happens more powerful. The music is also a huge plus in this. The more I see of Ken Takakura's the more I like and appreciate him as an actor.
Over all this was a decent superhero film. I liked the actors and I liked the fact that most of the cast were black. However that might actually be part of the problem, because all they seemed to do was take the same tired old story and character template and switch all the white characters and made them black and made the token character white. so while nearly all the characters are black with the token white guy it all…