BY Joanna Mendoza
Some might say that the ancient but real-life story of the 47 ronin (lordless samurai) who sacrificed their lives to avenge their master’s death is the stuff of Hollywood dreams. But it’s only been given the Hollywood treatment now, with the recently released 47 Ronin, starring Keanu Reeves as a half-British, half-Japanese samurai.
While I didn’t exactly hate the movie, I’m not so fond of it either. There were good and bad things about it, but to end on a good note, let’s start with the bad, shall we?