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"The Punisher" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 08/29/2016

Undercover agent Frank Castle's sting operation causes the death of a criminal kingpin's son who promptly has his entire family executed in retribution, causing him to become a heavily armed vigilante sworn to vengeance.

I never read The Punisher comics, mainly because I didn't really find the idea of a character who was just another meat head with a gun who had no powers or mystical back story very interesting; if that is in fact an accurate description of the character, then the film has done a very good job of adapting it. In fact I don't really understand at whom this film is supposed to be aimed; the attempts at humour that mainly involve the wacky nerds who live next door are childish and puerile, but the 18 certificate and grim violence mean that children are supposedly not the …

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