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  • Ride or Die

    Ride or Die


    Two different forms of media aren't supposed to be compared, but as someone who's read and enjoyed the manga written by a woman, Chin Nakamura, it's disappointing how this film was adapted (by a male director known for creating pink films) for the screen. Unlike the manga that places the reader immediately in the heat of the situation, the pace of the film is abrupt. Starting with a graphic murder but transitioning into a light, coming-of-age type mood. I can't…