47 Ronin had a lot of problems... but it also had Rinko Kikuchi as a sexy witch who uses her prehensile hair to eat sashimi, as she apparently tries to seduce the captive Mika (Ko Shibasaki). There is nothing sexier than hair-chopsticks and raw fish. NOTHING. And we've got one more scene below.
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We weren't crazy about 47 Ronin as a movie — but it had absolutely stunning creature design, based on Japanese mythological beasts and monsters. And now, concept art shop Framestore has released a ton of concept art showing their take on the Kirin, the dragon and others.
Nobody was expecting the new 47 Ronin movie to be good — its long delays and problems have become legend — but it's bad in a particularly depressing way. This is a film that's not only boring and campy, but also kind of nonsensical, turning a classic story of revenge and loyalty into a stew of crap.
Get a sneak peek at Carl Rinsch's fantasy-infused take on the classic Japanese story of the 47 Ronin with this motion-comic prequel. It's perfect if you still do not understand the basic premise surrounding this story. Plus, dragons!
Curious about the amount of fantasy and magic Carl Rinsch is adding to his version of 47 Ronin? Check out this first clip, featuring the evil witch with two different colored eyes. Watch as she turns a man's hatred into a living creature.
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Originally slated for a release in November of 2012, then pushed back to February of 2013 — and finally shoved even further back to December 2013 — 47 Ronin has been a long time coming. But will it work? We visited this fantasy movie's set, and here's all of the Japanese madness we witnessed.
Carl Rinsch's 47 Ronin trailer is all martial arts, troll people, Keanu Reeves and a giant motherfucking dragon. We are not still yet 100% sure what is going on — but oooooh, look at the pretty.
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We cannot believe we're finally seeing a trailer for Carl Rinsch's 47 Ronin. This thing has been stuck in production hell for years, but perhaps it was all worth the wait because the few fantasy glimpses we're seeing here are lovely.
Update: Concept posters removed by request of the artist.
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