Masahiro Higashide (left) and Sosuke Ikematsu in Death Note: Light Up the New World (category IIB; Japanese), directed by Shinsuke Sato.

Film review – Death Note: Light Up the New World is more chaotic thriller than supernatural game of chess

Manga adaptation that’s a sequel to Death Note and The Last Name has a three-way battle of wits at its core but spurns character exploration for the cheap thrills of a crime procedural

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Masahiro Higashide (left) and Sosuke Ikematsu in Death Note: Light Up the New World (category IIB; Japanese), directed by Shinsuke Sato.
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