While I was watching it, I felt that there were some bits that felt aimless, like Zatoichi's first scene in the casino but, upon having finished the film, I feel that everything in this movie filled a purpose and a role. It's kind of weird to use the term crowd-pleaser in relation to this film, but that's also a great term to describe this movie. So zatoichi is kinda like james bond, except blind – vol. Shop Zatoichi [Blu-ray]  at Best Buy. If you’re an ultimate Zatoichi fan, they’re worth having. Cinemark He's a gambler, a masseur, a curmudgeon, and, most importantly, a peerless swordsman. Add this disc to Criterion’s magnificent 25-film Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman Blu-ray box set ... You can actually buy all of these episodes on DVD (in four season sets) from Samurai DVD with new English subtitle translation. Zatoichi's past is kept purposely mysterious. They think Toma killed some of the gang that had been running rough shod over them, but it was actually Ichi. Arty, but eminently accessible. The Bad: The final song/dance number near the end was a little overboard, and the digital effects looked hokey in parts. Blind Fury Stick Swords have a full length straight katana disguised as a simple walking stick. Daisuke Itō and Masahiro Makino were central to the development of samurai films in the silent and prewar eras.. Akira Kurosawa is the best known to western audiences, and similarly has directed the samurai films best known in the West. Who would like this movie: If you're a fan of foreign films, and if you enjoy the artistic sensibilities of a Kurosawa film but would secretly rather not put up with the slow pace (because YOU WANT TO SEE SOME COOL SAMURAI FIGHTING! If you're looking for a real hero you could really do no better than Takeshi Kitano's blind masseur, Zatoichi. addthis_pub='joeyang1976';Zatoichi (座頭市)Made in: JapanLanguage: JapaneseDirector: Takeshi KitanoStarring: Takeshi Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Gadarukanaru Taka, Yuuko Daike, DaigorÃ´ Tachibana, Ittoku Kishibe, Saburo Ishikura, Akira Emoto, Ben Hiura, Michiyo OokusuYear: 2003. We offer weapons based on the sword used by this iconic hero. The blind swordsman wanders into a town that's overrun by two brutal yakuza bosses. Kitano makes convincing Samurai and performs the choreographed sword fight are surprisingly good despite our swordsman being blind. The Blind Swordsman: Zatochi is a artistic Samurai film that'll leave some unhappy due to its distracting slow pace plot and action that moves too fast for some to enjoy. and the Terms and Policies, Cloth storage sleeve. Years ago, Ginzo raided their home and slaughtered their entire family. Bring on the sequel. Director: Tokuzô Tanaka | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Miwa Takada, Masayo Banri, Jun'ichirô Narita Votes: 1,516 Coming Soon. ), then Zatoichi is for you. Three-frame cuts of the action from multiple camera angles, hose-spurted blood and superimposed wounds do what they can in their primitive way to get you past the problem of improbability. < > 78 Comments Jesus [author] Jan 3 @ 6:25am @rbalsek The physical regeneration cant increse the rate. They resemble the ones from the popular movie. The blade of these Blind Fury swords is fully tempered carbon steel. But because I've had the DVD for this movie for quite a fucking while now. His iconic weapon was a traditionally forged Japanese sword disguised as a shikomizue and used as a walking stick until the warrior called upon the blade. and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. | Rating: 8/10 Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf synopsis Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf song, Watch Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf full movie online now.A blind man seeks revenge against the psychopath who took away his sight and slaughtered his wife and daughter. | Rating: 3.5/5 The siblings disguise themselves as a pair of Geisha ladies, even though Osei is a man (and he rather enjoys cross-dressing). So, yea, I thought that was really nice. Zatoichi is a bloody film that also manages to be beautiful and funny. Really, they're after everyone that's involved, it's just that Ginzo was the ringleader. Fr, Takeshi Kitano takes on all comers with a lightning-fast draw and breathtaking precision breathtaking! 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