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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
12A
Cast
Chiwa Saito
Mamoru Miyano
Daisuke Ono.
Directors
Kenji Kamiyama.
Screenwriters
Kenji Kamiyama.
Running Time
103 minutes

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Plot
When a terrorist organisation unleashes a storm of destruction on global capitals, it's down to the superpowered cyborgs to fight back.


Review
009 Re: Cyborg

A grown-up reboot of 1960s manga, this is visually stunning (in beautiful 3D cel animation) but narratively loose. Following a spate of suicide bombings, a retired team of superhumans is taken off ice and redeployed. The unfolding story has potential but remains an infuriating head-scratcher.
 


Verdict
A disappointingly dated and unpowered Manga update.


Reviewed by Owen Williams

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