APPLESEED: EX MACHINA Review
This review will not contain any spoilers.
Appleseed Ex Machina is a unique Anime movie featuring high tech CG graphics. The film was produced by John Woo and directed by Shinji Aramaki. John Woo heavily influenced this movie with his over the top martial-arts combat, gun-usage and aerial stunts. Shinji Aramaki is best known for his futuristic visions on exoskeletons, mecha and CG design. His work in AS: Ex Machina is truly remarkable. With these two all-stars on the project the end result is top-notch actions sequences and beautiful CG designs. I saw the film on blu-ray and I have to say that I was blown away by how good the movie looks and sounds.
This movie is the 2nd part of a trilogy. The story focuses on Deunan & Briareos, 2 “ESWAT” soldiers who protect the city of Olympus. The movie follows a typical “Save the world” scenario with a couple plots twists throw in for good measure. The story is probably the weakest part of this movie but in the grand scheme of things, the story is the last thing you’ll be thinking about ^^
If you haven’t noticed yet, I really like this movie. Appleseed Ex Machina is an Anime action-junkies ultimate fix. There is never a dull moment and the visuals will leave you breathless.
wriXeL gives Appleseed Ex Machina its highest score so far with an 8.2 out of 10
As usual I made a video. ^^ This video features clips from the movie complemented by music by Crystal Method.
I hope you like it!