First things first: the Death Note Netflix movie isn’t as bad as everyone is making it out to be.

Second things second: the Death Note Netflix movie is bad.

Third things third: I have no idea who this movie was made for, and that is why (in my opinion) it falls flat.

Here’s what I’m sure of: you can’t fit 37 episodes of content into an hour and a half movie.  So… you need to change things.  If you’re going to change things, you need to change all the things.