Ninja Assassin follows Raizo (Rain), one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the merciless execution of his friend by the Clan, Raizo breaks free from them and vanishes. Now he waits, preparing to exact his revenge.
Ninja Assassin uses Raizo (Water), one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Extracted from the streets being a child, he was altered in to a qualified monster from the Ozunu Kin, a secret culture whose very living is recognized as a fable. But haunted from the cruel execution of his pal from the Family, they are broken free of by Raizo and vanishes. Currently he waits, preparing to correct his vengeance.
Using a concept that so overtly lunges for your hokum jugular, this should have already been a claret- condensed cakewalk for Wachowski James McTeigue. Rather, were lumbered having a garish and poorly filmed chop socky frolic which makes about just as much sense being an Escher painting viewed through Vaseline -smudged Ray Bans. The ‘ninja of the subject is coiffed, toned and oiled single weapon Raizo (unconvincing South Korean pop sensation Water, below) who becomes a goal for government spies. In offices and disused stores in – for whatever reason – Berlin, the film happens besides the flashbacks detailing his decades of trained in a hill commune. The supporting solid – including Naomie Harris with a creaky Tug drawl – are bit more than expositionary cyphers, and from the occasion you get to an army of tooled-up foot-soldiers being shredded to mincemeat in a hail of demise superstars, you will end up also numbed with boredom to care.