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  1. Elijah Hutch
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:07 pm

    I have a theory that this is a prequel to the original Death Note story.Light Turner might have been a previous owner of the Death Note.I want a after credits scene where you see a guy get the book at read it over his desk and you see Ryuk come behind him and say "Light Yagami" Ryuk laughs under his breath and says "I used to know a guy by that same name."

  2. KidSnivy96
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:07 pm

    This film was boring

  3. Hollow Divine
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:07 pm

    Interpretation aside, they couldn’t even provide rules and stick with them. I knew it wasn’t going to be accurate to the source. Was hoping it’d be more like last Airbender than Dragonball. Until I saw prisoners write Japanese for no logical reason.

  4. Siegfried Final
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:08 pm

    Persona 5 shirt

  5. Padparadscha
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:09 pm

    Innocence, it’s the thing the anime/manga failed at the beginning that I hoped the movie would expand upon. Yagami is a good kid, ridiculously perfect really. The first part, his disent into darkness, how quick he falls is important and Turner starts worse and doesn’t fall as far. In my opinion expanding on that, and changing Light like that are my specific disappointment. Also making it an 6-10 episode miniseries.

  6. The Marvelous One
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:11 pm

    Americans take Japanese animes….(huff huff)…. And WHITEWASH it!

    Nah but seriously, they took Light from a genius student, to a straight up moron. The real Light would have NEVER told anyone, even a pretty girl name bitch, I mean Mia, about the DN. He doesn’t take unnecessary risks over a piece of pussy. Misa Misa was a beautiful model who was deeply in love with Light. Still, Light paid her ass no attention and treated her like shit. The only thing he cared about was becoming GOD and ridding the Earth of evil and crime.

  7. dbuckets
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:12 pm

    5/10 rip

  8. Maxwell Unnasch
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:12 pm

    Here before a million views.

  9. John Porteous
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:12 pm

    Is this more or less insulting to the fans than Dragonball Evolution.

  10. aravis
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:13 pm

    An American adaptation of Death Note needs an original cast & plot to take place in America w/ minimal content (the Note and maybe Ryuk) from the original. No Light, no pseudo-Misa or L. At least that’s my opinion.

  11. Padparadscha
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:13 pm

    Makes more sense when you realize Light Yagami is adapted into Mia, and Misa is adapted into Light Turner

  12. Kama Jiu-jitsu
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:13 pm

    Brofessior Thorgi you look like Conor Mcgregor after a large weight cut.

  13. Aukie Johnson
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:17 pm

    amazing cool

  14. Brevincampbell12
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:20 pm


  15. Dennis Mason
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:23 pm

    @Professor Thorgi – thanks for your thoughtful work. The original Death Note (not the manga but the 40 animated episodes) is one of my all time favorite creations ever. Just a note (hee) – I have known a few geniuses in my over 6 decades on earth. Some might call them savants. "L" as created in the manga and anime is portrayed as a very unique character with his taste for sugar and sitting posture not reflecting, perhaps, people you have known.Since I was a child I have been squatting like L so I identify. "Unrealistic"? L was one of the most genuine original fictional characters I have ever seen – he is real to me. Imagine a savant detective in the "real world" and he might very well resemble L. I have known a few Light types in my life without the power of remote murder and believe me they are not fun to hang with.

  16. Ryan Olphie
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:24 pm

    One thing that I liked about the original was that I saw Ryuk like the devil in a less traditional way. All Ryuk did was set the stage by giving Light the Death Note, Light was corrupted and went mad with power all on his own with Ryuk in a way even warning Light how he could go nuts. However when I saw the comic con trailer with Ryuk pressuring Light into using the Death Note I lost most interest in this movie.

  17. 92EEM
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:24 pm

    Great review

  18. darth vader
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:24 pm

    The fact that that piece of shit of a movie had the title "death note" automatically makes it an adaptation. You can’t review it as its own thing because it simply is not. If the director had intended for this movie to be original then he should have picked a different title and a different concept. And at this point with all the shit adaptations of anime America has made, they must stop. No more adaptations. Just film your own things the way you know and let the Japanese movies for the Japanese to handle.

  19. abdoulaye haidara
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:25 pm

    I chose to view it as a comedy. Funniest shit I’ve seen in years.

  20. Katiucha Barcelos
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:29 pm

    Where is your t-shirt from?!

  21. Tevya Smolka
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:32 pm

    Personally i thought this movie was a complete trainwreck and as a fan of this anime this was a disaster but that’s just my opinion

  22. s vanner
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:33 pm

    Hey Professor Thorgi, are you on yet? I’m leaving YouTube, but I’d like to follow you on if you go there.

  23. CyberShadow 411
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:35 pm

    I love your shirt so damn much! (Where can I get it I want 10)

  24. Mirl Z
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:37 pm

    I disagree the Japanese live actions were amazing and the way they played with the end actually was better than the end of the anime. If you haven’t watched the part 1 and 2 Japanese live actions do it, you won’t regret it

  25. Hue Hue
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:37 pm

    So many plot holes…

  26. isaac navarro
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:37 pm

    That shirt where did YOU GET IT?

  27. Frosted Skittles
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:39 pm


    have a good day

  28. Illtempo 1980
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:40 pm

    The ending made it all worthwhile…. the footchase to the ferries wheel and the ferries wheel scene itself was awesome. However…. the leadup to the movie was really lacking

  29. Nerwrax15
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:40 pm

    I appreciate that they tried something different. Nothing would have been more pointless than straightforward adaptation that already has faithful japanese adaptations.
    Ultimately I thought it was just alright, obviously it was way too short even for deathnote which itself is a relatively short series, Ryuk was pretty perfect and L was able to capture the odd quirks that the character portrays while also having human layer that the original series never had.
    Light is drastically different from the source material, instead of being a gifted genius, he is more or less a regular dude, which I understand why people would be annoyed considering the character he was based off of.
    I have to say Mia was an improvement from her source, no longer a ditzy airhead but a more proactive follower of Kira
    Everyone else filled the role fine enough.
    Probably would have been better if they had just told an original story involving the deathnote, as opposed to adapting the preexisting story, people would have probably been more accepting than they are to this

  30. RobVanKam
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:43 pm

    Ryuk was awesome I also liked the back story of how l was trained. The rest was lackluster. I pretty much agree with you proff T.

  31. einc70
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:46 pm

    Actually Wingard got one thing right. The conflict of interests between Light and Mia in regards to their vision of the new world order. They could of capitalize the tension on this instead of L vs Light. Mia was the manipulator and was machiavecal. The twist would be that the american "kira" is actually a woman. She outsmarts Light kill him with a machiavecal plan and becomes the owner of the death note. The sequel would introduce L in the game then the mind game between L and female Kira begins. That would be a better reimagining and a more interesting plot for the fans cos its new and a good introduction to the mainstream audience. Detective psychological thriller.

  32. Lockjaw
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:52 pm

    The Naruto Live Action looks good since it was made by the same people who made the Hunger Games.

  33. Just Saying
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:53 pm

    How does thorgi only have 22,000 subs, come on people sub to this channel!

  34. Brian brush
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:55 pm

    i actually liked this movie alot but yeagh it was rushed

  35. Remura_WH
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:57 pm

    They should have just adapted the Death note -Birthday spin of novel instead. Since it isn’t as well known by the masses as the anime/manga plus it’s a light novel which is shorter than a normal novel so they could actually adapt that with some grace

  36. Tatarync
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:58 pm


  37. zari griffin
    April 18, 2019 @ 4:59 pm

    this movie was asss

  38. Ma121Hunter
    April 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

    Fuck, I hate fanboys. Not saying you’re a fanboy, Thorgi, but Fanboys will be the reason no one ever makes a serious attempt at adapting anime and video game movies decently. No matter what they do, no matter how much or how little effort, heart, and quality into these movies, there will always be this sort of reaction. What sort of reaction? "Its not like the original, there for its inferior trash not worth the time" I should know, I’ve decried the resident evil movies for years for being trash, and yet, despite my outrage and criticism, just about everyone I know loves them.

    I’ve never played the silent hill games, but I love both films, even though neither are too true to the series. Being a fanboy is a detriment to one’s actual enjoyment of the media, regardless of overall quality, or lack there of.

  39. Jose Bracero
    April 18, 2019 @ 5:01 pm

    First Rule in life :Don’t listen to anybody, who hasn’t walk in your shoes. and if people can’t separate a simple ANIME series from an Americanize Horror Movie, then their opinion means nothing, If you like the ANIME-stick with the Anime, they already did two live action version and an "L" origin separated movie, it’s only a matter of time when some American-Studio would take the premise of the Anime Series and turn it into a simple teen Horror Movie? Cause that’s what this is "it’s Final Destination !" I’ll admit after some really bad transferring "Dragon Ball Z" or Avatar the Last Air Bender" were Not the best choice to Americanize into Si-Fi Movies, But we all know Hollywood doesn’t have an original idea left, so it copy -copy Re-make,Re-imagine, Re-do-overs, I like DEATH-NOTE it works as a simple horror movie, It’s a shame it wasn’t a Full Netflix Series,

  40. Trent Babb
    April 18, 2019 @ 5:04 pm

    Good review, exactly what I was thinking

  41. Molds
    April 18, 2019 @ 5:07 pm

    This movie just felt lazy tbh if it had more moments where light was smart like the end I would enjoy it