An arduous affair with a cringeworthy script that provides no value for the subgenres it attempts to straddle.
Bordering on unbearable, The Reverend pushes the limits of patience, the script basic and the acting self-consciously bad.
A non-linear approach wears thin, initial intrigue giving way to frustration as the story continually dances away with the cuts.
The cartoon violence on display here completely removes all sense of realism, shoving the film into torture porn territory.
A masterpiece that will make the world sit up and take notice of what is the perfect portrayal of the psychology of a man.
A cruel indictment on contemporary Japanese youth and their despondency, which unravels its cruel web satisfactorily.