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47 Ronin trailer

by Matt Z

This Christmas, you are going to be getting a stocking full of Keanu Reeves.  His samurai, sci-fi, action flick is finally getting released.  47 Ronin has not been without it's production struggles (some estimates have the films cost of production in the $200 million range) and I continue to ask the simple question, why do we insist on having white dudes play the lead roles in samurai themed flicks?  Perhaps a better question, why Reeves?  The dude can't act and is not a box office draw.  Was Tom Cruise busy?!


I say skip it and watch these films instead:

13 Assassins

Yojimbo

Seven Samurai

Ran

Harakiri