Nov 09, 2017 adam wingards death note movie on netflix has its fair share of critics to put it mildly, but apparently, there was enough interest from viewers to make sequels a viable prospect. L has twentythree days to live, and twentytwo days to save the world. Spoilers it could easily be said that light is the main antagonist. Roy lee at an event for death note 2017 death note 2017 lakeith stanfield at an event for. Netflix released last friday their live action adaption of death note, a hugely successful japanese anime. It is his selfsacrifice that allows him to stay alive for a longer duration as he supposed that kira would kill him on that day, and allows the investigation team to apprehend light. If i wanted to read while i watched tv, id have a book in my hands. I was blown away by the quality and loved it before i had even turned the first page.
A few throwaway lines address that issue his mother was. Most notes, however, such as rems, are plain black and lack writing on their covers, but shinigami occasionally write their. Wingard also cuts to l finding a page of the death note in mias room and. The end of death note 2017 is open, we dont really know what happens. It also contains l s true name and others that yagami had written down. In his investigation, l becomes suspicious of light yagami and makes it his goal to prove that light is kira. Ryuk, the shinigami, or god of death, who dropped the death note into the human world, warns light that someone is on his trail. I always watch dub, no matter if its death note or any other anime. Aug 29, 2017 as hes in murderous heaven, l keith stanfield finds the page of the death note mia hid in a calculus book. Meanwhile, l has a piece of the death note and is possibly seconds away from writing lights name and committing the same type of killing that kira was.
After all, the film is stirring up some serious controversy but whats up with death note, really. But some people say that l wrote lights dad name, because he knew how much it would hurt light. Sep 05, 2017 the success of stranger things on netflix has led to a burst of 80s nostalgia in film and television, and death note shamelessly hitches a ride on that synthheavy bandwagon. Death note is a 2017 american neonoir supernatural thriller film loosely adapted from the. At school, light shows mia the book, and demonstrates by killing a known. He was found by wammy as a child and brought to the orphanage.
The netflix adaptation feels like the final destination franchise and dawsons creek had a regrettable affair together and death note is the aborted baby that they attempted to sweep under a back. Aug 31, 2017 death note is my favorite anime series by a long shot, and thats because it really puts me in a moral quandary. L books a hotel room where all six of them can regularly do their investigation, and he. Plus, if i have to get up or look away, i wont miss any context when the screen is out of sight. But l also said he doesnt kill people, he just brings them to justice. The film was released on netflix on august 25, 2017, and received mixed. Aug 26, 2017 theres a point towards the end of death note, netflix s adaptation of the beloved manga and anime series of the same name, where the films main character, light turner, gets fed up. The film stars nat wolff, lakeith stanfield, margaret qualley, shea whigham, paul nakauchi, jason liles and willem dafoe, and follows.
The fact that death note actually killed off the brilliant antagonistic hero of the story is shocking enough as is, but it comes after a long, twisting plot featuring several successors to the. Desu noto is a japanese manga series written by tsugumi ohba and illustrated by takeshi obata. Aug 30, 2017 the trailers and prerelease hype for netflixs adaptation of death note did nothing to suggest that this would be anywhere approaching an enjoyable watch. In an alternative continuity in the death note setting, ace detective l s name has been placed in a death note. A high school student named light turner discovers a mysterious notebook that has the power to kill anyone whose name is written within its pages, and launches a secret crusade to rid the world of criminals. With light and l still in a game of catandmouse, the pair have everything to lose if they are caught by one another. Netflixs death note is a disaster alternative press. While the netflix adaptation didnt even make it to near and mellos.
Netflix death note is set in america and features american people. The story is about a teenager who finds a book that allows him to kill anyone in any. He was like the most popular guy in school wtf netflix. Heres your guide to death notes crazy ending decider. L finally figures out how lightkira has been killing everyone, and for one moment. Top 10 dumbest changes in netflixs death note 2017. L insists on setting up bugs and cameras in the homes of chief yagami and deputy director kitamura. Aug 24, 2017 if youve heard of netflixs new movie death note, you probably have some questions. Fascinating religious background of death note on netflix. As is often the case, light is too distracted by trying to kill l to notice what mias up to. An american drama series, to debut on netflix, based on the manga series of the same name by tsugumi ohba and takeshi obata. The murders continue, and l grows suspicious of lights tooperfect behavior and decides to investigate him on his own. One of the first differences that fans quickly noticed was that there was something odd about the supernatural book. In 2017, netflix came out with a liveaction remake of tsugumi ohba and takeshi obatas popular anime series death note, directed by adam wingard.
Lakeith stanfield explains why netflixs new death note film isnt whitewashing. Netflixs death note is final destination with a notebook. Director adam wingard has achieved the impossible, he has taken the title of worst liveaction manga adaptation away from dragonball. Aug 14, 2018 death note leaves plenty of doors open for another movie or three. Light uses the death note to try to get rid of the woman who could get him captured, and is shocked when it doesnt work.
Death note leaves plenty of doors open for another movie or three. Aug 23, 2017 death note, in all of its forms, ultimately boils down to a twisted game of catandmouse between l and light, but this matchup is too lopsided to be any fun. Top 10 most controversial netflix originals 2018 see more. Unlike the anime, wingards death note book falls from the sky after a heavy storm. While the worlds criminals continue to drop dead, l meets by computer with representatives from various nations. Lightnow known to the world as kiratests the death note to understand the scope of its powers by killing off six convicts in various ways. They honestly had changed it up so much that it was not even worth watching anymore. With nat wolff, lakeith stanfield, margaret qualley, shea whigham. Netflix i think its safe to say netflix goofed on this one. Aug 09, 2017 but the netflix death note situation is different.
After ryuk kills light, ryuk offers l the death note. Light turner nat wolff, newly in possession of a book that lets its owner. One of his most noticeable features is the shadow below each of his eyes, a result of him being an. Aug 26, 2017 netflix s death note has officially released and it brings a few changes to the beloved anime it draws from. This time around, the story of the murder notebook takes place in seattle, where bullied high schooler light turner nat wolff finds this notebook and resolves to rid the world of criminals once and for all. Lakeith stanfield explains why netflixs new death note film isnt. The filmmakers took the japanese animemanga and created an american version of it.
Their film adaptation of the beloved manga and anime death note translated onscreen like an early2000s disney channel. Lakeith stanfield and nat wolff in the netflix original film death note. A death note is a supernatural notebook used by the shinigami to sustain their life, as well as a principal figure in the death note series. Death note is a 2017 american neonoir supernatural thriller film loosely adapted from the japanese manga of the same name created by tsugumi ohba and takeshi obata. L refuses, and ryuk, while saying that l is boring, leaves. Aug 22, 2017 on august 25th, netflix is releasing its adaptation of the bestselling japanese manga and anime series death note, about a sociopath who is granted a magical book by a grim reaper. These arent white people and black people playing japanese characters. Light then slowly awakes, discovers the death note and hides it behind his pillow. The goal of the orphanage is to train a worthy successor to his title. Light decides to use the death note to force ls personal assistant watari to. Netflixs death note can be summed up by the films first murder, which takes place hardly 10 minutes in. I believe a movie this bad deserves to be completely spoiled, if anything to be avoided like the plague. Aug 31, 2017 top 10 dumbest changes in death note 2017 subscribe.
Theres a point towards the end of death note, netflix s adaptation of the beloved manga and anime series of the same name, where the films main character, light turner, gets fed up. Jun 05, 2019 ohhhhh boy, here we go ok so yeah, a lot of hardcore dn fans like me were really disappointed in netflixs version of death note. I first thought l wrote lights name, because then ryuk appears in the hospital. Death note was popular manga and anime, but it failed in being. Timestamps below the mid2000s series brought anime to the mainstream, but this netflix. Top 10 dumbest changes in death note 2017 subscribe.
Aug 21, 2017 death note was made into a movie in japan twice already, netflix buys the rights to the story they can do whatever they want with it now. L, eru is a worldrenowned detective who takes on the challenge of catching the mass murderer known as kira. This death note contains every rule in black pages as you begin to flip through. Intoxicated by the power of a supernatural notebook, a young man begins killing those he deems unworthy of life. The director of netflixs death note digs into the mindboggling ending. While appearing as your typical black notebook, shinigami are able to choose what adorns their notebooks covers, if anything.932 363 608 369 1086 1438 588 899 241 1054 286 967 868 62 1088 1318 826 479 1500 17 132 1435 171 133 367 75 2 437 12 1081 974 1184 236 921 1061 664 221 1264 1248 956 894 157 137 117 666 658