Alive (2004)

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
DVD Release Date: October 26, 2004
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Anton Bitel

The future prison looks fantastic, the concept is rock solid, and yet in Ryuhei Kitamura's second feature, something goes wrong in the execution.

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Jason Gorber
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Sporadic action and much brooding.

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Brian Mckay

It's a shame that a small action film with such a talented cast and interesting set-up ends up being dragged down by excessive exposition and languid pacing

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_kelly .King
A massive disappointment considering this director did 'Versus', the zombie/martial arts hybrid. The characters are given a stay of execution so… More
JY Skacto
Futuristic Sci-Fi type of movie with minimal "Kitamuraesque" action/fighting. The movie really is story driven. The characters are interesting and… More
El Hombre Invisible
VERSUS was a low-budget zombie/yakuza film meshing chaos and stylized action, Alive is a slightly bigger budget attempt at Cube-like tension and atmosphere.… More
Marcus Woolcott
Don't get me wrong, I'm a big fan of atmosphere and cinematography. Oh yeah, love it. BUT, a film needs likeable characters too. A plot that makes… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Most solid Kitamura flick so far. Is no sci/fi classic, but it manages to keep things interesting, the "matrix-esque" final battle do mess up things a… More