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X - The Movie

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2.0 out of 5 stars It's good but..................... Nov. 14 2003
Format:VHS Tape
The movie had one major flaw, too short. They took a story that should've taken 3-4 hours and crammed it into 1 and a half. To cut back on time everybody died quickly. Watch the series instead. It's the same thing but longer. Trust me, you won't be disapointed.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Movie Aug. 8 2002
Format:DVD
X was an amazing anime with a bit of gothic-like darkness about it. It has very good fight scenes and an interesting plot. In some places, it's like a huge nightmare, but it has a pretty good storyline and the dark tone to it makes it different than other anime. I loved this movie, I own the dubbed version, but I wouldn't recomend it to younger viewers. A must see for anime fans.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Caught as the Crossroads Aug. 7 2002
Format:DVD
I have several of the graphic paperbacks from the X/1999 clamp production. I've read and puzzled over those, and now I have spent several hours with this DVD. There comes a point in the quest for value where one has to finally ponder why a work is the way it is. I don't expect every DVD or book to be a work of art, but I do expect that each such effort have some sense of its purpose or potential value.
In the case of 'X', I confess I am mystified. On the surface, a young man (Kamui) returns to Tokyo at the behest of his dying mother to defend those he loves. But he fails to defend Kotori, who loves him, and forces his friend Fuuma to make impossible choices. On the layer below this Kamui and Fuuma are doomed to become the primary antagonists in a struggle over whether the human race should be allowed to survive. In the ensuing fight, shared with the other dragons of heaven and earth, the destruction is sufficient to wonder whether the cure is worse than the disease.
In truth, the plot is a pre-ordained ballet of opposing forces driven to a tragic conclusion. I am not familiar with Japanese literature, but 'X' reminds me of a Greek tragedy where anyone could stop the inevitable end, but no one does. Kamui's tragic flaw is his inability to act until it is too late. Fuuma, supposedly the villain of the piece, seems to be the nobler of the two, simply because he throws himself into his role. All of the characters are disjointed archetypes, but despite all of the symbols and portents, nothing really gels.
So this becomes an apocalypse in search of a cause. Harumitsu Shimuzu as put together an excellent score, which seems to capture Kamui's perpetual agonizing and the film's ambivalent perfectly. The film's theme, 'Forever Love' by Yoshiki, is worth keeping as well.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Caught as the Crossroads Aug. 7 2002
Format:DVD
I have several of the graphic paperbacks from the X/1999 clamp production. I've read and puzzled over those, and now I have spent several hours with this DVD. There comes a point in the quest for value where one has to finally ponder why a work is the way it is. I don't expect every DVD or book to be a work of art, but I do expect that each such effort have some sense of its purpose or potential value.
In the case of 'X', I confess I am mystified. On the surface, a young man (Kamui) returns to Tokyo at the behest of his dying mother to defend those he loves. But he fails to defend Kotori, who loves him, and forces his friend Fuuma to make impossible choices. On the layer below this Kamui and Fuuma are doomed to become the primary antagonists in a struggle over whether the human race should be allowed to survive. In the ensuing fight, shared with the other dragons of heaven and earth, the destruction is sufficient to wonder whether the cure is worse than the disease.
In truth, the plot is a pre-ordained ballet of opposing forces driven to a tragic conclusion. I am not familiar with Japanese literature, but 'X' reminds me of a Greek tragedy where anyone could stop the inevitable end, but no one does. Kamui's tragic flaw is his inability to act until it is too late. Fuuma, supposedly the villain of the piece, seems to be the nobler of the two, simply because he throws himself into his role. All of the characters are disjointed archetypes, but despite all of the symbols and portents, nothing really gels.
So this becomes an apocalypse in search of a cause. Harumitsu Shimuzu as put together an excellent score, which seems to capture Kamui's perpetual agonizing and the film's ambivalent perfectly. The film's theme, 'Forever Love' by Yoshiki, is worth keeping as well.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful idea, squished into 90 minutes. July 29 2002
By Nel
Format:DVD
CLAMP, an all-female group of artists and writers, has created another semi-masterpeice. X is the Sci-fi/Horror adventure of Kamui and Fuuma who must decide the fate of the entire world. Kamui must decide between becoming a Dragon of Heaven, or a Dragon of Earth, and his best friend from childhood, Fuuma, is destined to be his enemy.
The story is wonderful and the art is gorgeous, however, the movie was actually based on the X/1999 manga that was (I believe) 8 volumes long. The movie was abridged to fit into the space of 90 or so minutes, so you don't get the same feel for the characters.
Nonetheless, this is a worthwhile buy. The dub side isn't great (the voices seemed a bit unenthusiastic), but it's worth the money if you like the artwork and don't mind the lack of character development. I give it four stars.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Far past 5 Stars! June 22 2002
Format:DVD
Okay...I know theres a lot of people out there who don't know what anime is and there are people out there who don't like X, well if you don't like this movie, you don't like Anime. This movie (which I happen to own on DVD) is my favortie next to Akira. Many parents don't like these types of movies because there are so much amouts of blood and gore, but thats ahlf of what anime is, the other half is what the REAL anime fans think of it, I mean sure its still new but hey, alot of people still like Akira, and thats old, about 13 years old, but I think if you watched both of them one right after another, you'll like anime. Okay...I've watched lots of anime on tape and DVD....I have my I don't likes and I LOVES animes and this is one of them, that why I bought it. And sides, X is more understanding then most animes....like .... Vampire Princess Miyu, and its a lot better then Tenchi! Sure the voices are bad in english but you can change that with options. Well...I guess thats enough about my rantings...I just wanted to make sure that X getting the best ratings because its the Best!
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3.0 out of 5 stars X is a good movie, but it leaves you amazed and confused
I have not yet had the pleasure to read CLAMP's graphic novels of X, but I have heard good things. I believe they will help the stuff that doesn't seem to get explained well in... Read more
Published on June 21 2002 by dExtrosien
2.0 out of 5 stars Huge disapointment.....
Wow this one was really boring. It sort of picked up in the end but just didnt have enough to make this one a fun film to watch. Read more
Published on May 26 2002 by Blurb
5.0 out of 5 stars Better than the Mangas
This is based off the X/1999 manga series. I tried reading those and they not only made little sense, but ultimatly left me in state of bordem. Read more
Published on May 7 2002 by Vicente Drago
2.0 out of 5 stars Sweet on the oustide; Rotten on the inside
I rented this movie last week, just to see how it looked and sounded on DVD. I picked up the cover and thought "Whoah cool! A movie made out of one of my favorite mangas!". Read more
Published on May 5 2002 by Mathew P. Peters
2.0 out of 5 stars I don't know....
I wanted to like this movie. Beautiful animation and action sequences, but it made absolutely no sense. Read more
Published on May 2 2002 by "waspdebbie1"
5.0 out of 5 stars Enchanting
A very Beautiful, sexy animated movie wih blood wrencing seens. A classy but confusing story. but I watch it once and I love it! But not the beggining though! Read more
Published on April 24 2002 by L. Bui
2.0 out of 5 stars A beautiful piece of junk
This movie has beautiful art, but lacks any character development, an understandable plot, and a satisfying ending. Read more
Published on April 16 2002
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