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  1. Alex Bruckshaw
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:28 pm

    How dare you say light isn’t bright, do you know his name!

  2. L Lawliet
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:29 pm

    It just bets on the fact all of us saw the anime read the manga or both

  3. J Lion
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    I got to say I really like the Netflix really. Although it was a Netflix original I could totally tell that it came from Netflix. I’m glad it didn’t just copy off the original source because he wants to watch the same thing again, unless you’re not into anime in which case I think you’ll still like the movie. Plus they probably would have been copyrighted.

  4. game geeks
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:32 pm

    It’s a westernized version of deathnote

  5. TestSubjectXVII
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:33 pm

    I’m writing the person who played Light in my death note!

  6. SadSquidward
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:33 pm

    To be honest , me and my 16 year old friends could probably make a better version of death note than netflix.
    Except ryuk of course xd

  7. emmanuel wilson
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:33 pm

    pewds has made a video totally disliking it

  8. Alex Valdez
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:33 pm

    The Netflix adaptation SUCKED it was nothing like the anime

  9. Anthea Johnson
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:34 pm

    _Me: Sees the Title_

    *Also Me: That’s a Lie.*

  10. jrny20
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:34 pm

    I actually enjoyed this film. If you go into something knowing it won’t be as good as the original, depending on the series; it won’t be as bad it may seem. It won’t be as good as the original, but you should expect that. But honestly, I did like this.

  11. Tednetix
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:35 pm

    The ending is highly flawed. Idk why you say it’s a rout anime light would take. the rules of the death note are all scattered in this movie. First rewatch his explanation. He put variables in the death note. What I mean by that is he put if mia took the book she would die, meaning if she didnt she be fine. Plus when could the death note control inanimate objects. He says the paper falls into fire. NO, the rules get broken at times to. Plus when you know what he writes when he is getting ready to control watari, just watari. Does he not have a last name like wtf is the bullshit. Ok even if you look pass that, watari was told to go and get L’s name. So he shouldn’t of stopped reading the sentence before he died. He turned his head and broke the rule he was givin in the death note. Its fucking shit

  12. Shamar Joseph
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:36 pm

    Might have to give it a second look

  13. ReverseLines
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:38 pm

    See, I watched the movie before the anime so I didn’t have any preconceived thoughts. I enjoyed it a bit since it was a decently fun movie.

  14. Daniel Horsburgh
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:41 pm

    Really not better than expected…. It was a disaster. If they wanted to make this movie they should have made it a separate story with different characters. The ending was not brilliant and there was a video about how shit the ending is with some plot holes.

  15. Katherine Seward
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:43 pm

    I still hated that Ryuk never finished eating the entire apples like he did in the anime>:(

  16. Din Mamma
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:44 pm

    in my opinion one of the most important things in the anime was that light had everything a teenage boy would want from the beginning, he had good grades, a good family, he was popular with the girls and so on. he seemed to be a very good person until he got the death note which changed him. but in the few first minutes of the movie it showed light as a bad and weak pussy an example of this is in the first minute he helped people cheat in school and got money for it.

    annother thing that pissed me off was that in the anime light used the death note to become a god and on the way he used misa/mia. in the movie he used the death note to get inside misa/mia pants because he’s a weak pussy. and mia was obviously a stronger person then light in the movie and that also pissed me off, but that might be because my favourite person in the anime was light, i dunno why i just liked him very much.

  17. Looker AoV
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:44 pm


  18. lucas sarin
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:45 pm

    so it actually gets better… in a way? i couldn’t handle the first half hour of the movie because it was so poorly done with Lite being one step away from being an idiot.

  19. Hush
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:45 pm

    glad i am not the only one that enjoyed it

  20. FilmPalace
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:48 pm

    If you blend out that you’re watching an adaptation of Death Note (The Anime) the movie is actually good, and so I would say it’s a good Death Note movie, but it wasn’t the Death Note we know…

  21. john doe
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:48 pm

    See I’m in the boat where I’m completely okay with them creating a whole new story. But, I firmly believe it’s just a badly written movie by itself. I’d love to hear what people have to say about it that haven’t experienced death note at all

  22. Night Watcher
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:51 pm

    In my honest opinion as a movie this reimagining of Death Note isn’t that bad, sure it’s not great, but it’s not absolutely awful either. However as an adaptation of the Death Note anime this movie is really bad. This movie failed in my opinion because people wanted a live action recreation of the anime they love. I also personally think it fails because of its pacing, the movie just moves to fast for the viewer to actually become invested in what’s happening. Also because it moves to fast it doesn’t really give you time to grow to care about any of the characters. Honestly this movie would’ve benefited a lot if it had been a live action series instead of a movie. Because if it was a live action series it would have had a lot more time to better develop the characters and it would have had a lot more time to explore it’s own version of the Death Note plot.

  23. emmanuel wilson
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:51 pm

    as for me im l

  24. RobOT sHOe 1 2
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:52 pm

    Never got bored what are you talking about

  25. Adam
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:58 pm

    They did Death Note a bad service now when I think of Death Note i tihnk of how great the anime was always leaving you excited for the next episode than on the other side I’m thinking Wow Death Note what a terrible movie!

  26. Ismaiel Tape
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:59 pm

    cant compare it to the japanese counter parts. this is not death note just american bullshit. glad i did not see the netflix version cant ruin a master piece of anime like death note with this crap

  27. TramTrane
    December 1, 2019 @ 6:59 pm

    I enjoyed the film. Is it good or bad? Whos to say, I just know i did enjoy watching the film

  28. Corey Slade
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:02 pm

    I’m surprised that you didn’t touch on the way that at the end Light either was a hopeless moron or as ruthless as the "real" Light since he forced Mia to take the Death Note and die with the way he wrote her entry…
    "Mia Sutton is killed WHEN she accepts the Death Note from her boyfriend"
    Not if, when, so that whole scene of him pleading with her was pointless because he controlled her actions with the death note

  29. Rachel Roth
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:04 pm

    Well, yes,it is. Wich is not sayng much thanks to the insanely low ecxpectations itwas dealing with.

  30. L Lawliet
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:05 pm

    Japan death note film: close to the anime with small deviations and stilly

    So just like the anime it’s silly but exciting Japanese is perfect Netflix is pretty good 6/10 for me now that’s i re-watched it.

    I watched the behind the scenes and they have seen the film and wanted to make it a bit more dark and sort of funny i laugh a bit well done very good effort and attempt.

  31. emmanuel wilson
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:06 pm

    but duo ur a legend

  32. DuoReview
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:07 pm

    DAMMIT! 9:36

  33. who am i really.
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:07 pm

    Tbh, I have pretty much zero respect for the Netflix adaptation. Race issues aside (since that could merit a whole essay on its own and I don’t feel like bringing that sort of sensitive topic into this), it just… is kind of laughable. I get the appeal behind taking the concept of the original manga and running in a totally different way with it (hell, even the original manga was completely different than the pilot chapter), but keeping characters like Light Yagami – I mean, Turner – and L just seems like a contradiction in itself; a desperate attempt to hold up something recognizable for fans to latch onto while totally ignoring canon. If you’re going to go in such a different direction, at least go all out and make your own original characters instead of using cheap knock-offs from the original. Even as a separate movie, though, I just… can’t take it seriously. The acting is laughable (except Ryuk, who was pretty neat, to give credit where credit is due), the characters are often poorly written and do horribly stupid things; the entire movie is just trying to be edgy, but the way it comes off is terribly cheap, cliché, and lacking in creativity. The director has also been a total asshole about a lot of criticism, so I frankly don’t have much respect for him as a person or a creator (maybe his other movies are okay – good, even – but judging based off this alone…) Basically, I pretty much agree with everything Adam from YourMovieSucks had to say concerning the film itself, and I’d highly suggest checking out that video – which totally focuses on the movie on its own merit, not as an adaptation, from what I remember.

    Basically: if you’re looking for a Death Note live action adaptation, I’d suggest trying the Japanese films (which have so much fucking extra content it’s unreal), the 2015 TV drama, or the musical. They have their flaws, but they’re a lot more interesting as adaptations imo. If you’re looking for a movie like the Netflix Death Note adaptation without any regard for whether it’s actually DN-related or not, there are hundreds of movies that do everything it tries to do better that frankly aren’t hard to find. I can see why people would want to watch this and obviously I can’t tell you what to do, but I can’t see it as anything more than mediocre at best and an atrocity at worst. Definitely undeserving of the attention it’s getting (which is probably ironic seeing as I’m the one writing paragraphs about it, but hey, it’s not like anyone here wasn’t already giving it attention).

  34. gamer review 64
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:07 pm

    I watched the movie before the anime and when I started watching the anime I assumed it would be really gore fulled and blood soaked but it kind of caught me off gaurd

  35. Vayl
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:09 pm

    The end was bullshit lmao. He was controlling shit that he shouldn’t even have control over. It makes no sense

  36. Tm Q2spier
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:10 pm

    I feel like they should of just made it a sequel of sorts instead of using light use a different cast and the plot could be a few years after light ryuk got bored again and decided to drop the note book somewhere else it would be somewhat better

  37. Katherine Seward
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:10 pm

    You know, if the movie company’d simply changed the title to maybe …"Death Note PT.2: Turner’s Story" you’ve got the adaption problems pretty much solved. The story’s now let old and new viewers this story’s coming from a completely DIFFERENT viewpoint:D

  38. Toon Mage Channel
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:12 pm

    Do Mia see Ryuk?

  39. 道神恵
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:14 pm

    I prefer the manga and anime

  40. Deviant
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:15 pm

    why tf did they make L black and emotional? lol

  41. Sean Smith
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:15 pm

    Aw you didn’t talk about what you think L did with the notebook at the end, that was such a good cliffhanger with ryuks perfect laugh as credits roll, I hope they make a second one so I can finally see what he did I feel like he’ll manipulate light and he’ll die after two days but you won’t learn her wrote his name until the very end, he’ll manipulate him into messing up and revealing he’s kira

  42. Tom Myers
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:16 pm

    It’s actually worse than expected. It’s a complete failure and terrible in every single way. This video is basically just clickbait garbage.

  43. Siege Prime
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:19 pm

    I agree with what’s said here 100%… I felt like it was left open ended to make a far better sequal then the original. If they do that, I swear they better build off the light the first ended on. He was very Yagami esk…

  44. Stetson Huff
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:20 pm

    they forgot one line, i’ll take a potato and EAT IT!

  45. Aparri Archives
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:21 pm

    Nah, it’s garbage.

  46. Camille Anderson
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:21 pm

    you know… i love how people attempt to argue that we hate death note netflix because it doesn’t play exactly the same as the anime. (not that there would be anything wrong with that because thats what an adaption is supposed to be)

    but the movie itself as a standalone is just awful. the music choices…. the inconsodtancies…. plotholes…. acting…. story directiin…. directing.. its all just terrible.

    also why does this reviewer make it sound like "serious" is a direct atonym for "slow build up and plot twists" i think he meant to say "realistic" not "more seriousć even though the netflix is stupidly unrealistic anyway.

    all in all…. there was nothing rrally comedic about deathnote…. it was an extremely serious, and calculated serious of wit and genius.

    the netflix death note is absolutely none of this. and to lead on that this movie is serious is any light is beyond abdurd.

  47. Bluemilk92
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:24 pm

    You know, it’s surprising how many people were confused by the changes. We knew from the beginning it was going to be different, because it’s set in America. It kind of screwed itself with the name. Using the same name implies the same story. I really liked it, it’s just not really Death Note, which is okay in my eyes.

  48. kevin fry
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:24 pm

    From when you very first meet ryuk in the movie he tells light to use the death note that just killed it for me. While it didn’t take long for light to use the death note in the anime by the time ryuk did turn up light was already planning to kill every criminal he could and didn’t care if ryuk came to kill him.

  49. A_ MC156
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:24 pm

    The ending had plot holes tho

  50. Divyanshu Sachan
    December 1, 2019 @ 7:25 pm

    This movie was okay if someone didn’t know about the anime death note… If we compare then it’s trash in front of anime but those who only saw this not anime for them this was ok