Movie Review 11: The Last Samurai

 In Japan, Civil War veteran Captain Nathan Algren trains the Emperor's troops to use modern weapons as they prepare to defeat the last of the country's samurais. But Algren's passion is swayed when he is captured by the samurai and learns about their traditions and code of honor. Now in my mind Zwick did an amazing job making this film. The actors were awesome the music by Hans Zimmer was amazing. There were in my mind four really good scenes. 
1. When the female character Taka dresses him Cruise's character for battle. 
2. When Algren helps Kasimoto kill himself (Because it is there culture)
 3. When the Emperor asks Algren to tell him how Kasimoto dies, and Algren Responds "I shall tell you how he lived"
4. When Algren tells Kasimoto about the battle of Thermopylae, and then later Kasimoto asks "What happened to the warriors at Thermopylae?" and Algren responds "Dead to the last man"
 This film shows what it means for a warrior to have honor. That there are causes worth fighting for.  The battle sequences were amazing, this is truly one of Tom Cruise's best films. I give it a 5/5

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