24 September, 2020


The brooding dark and dank air about it, much like Batman, is about the only element that lends the movie any character

Starring: Ben Affleck, Colin Farrel, Jennifer Garner
Director: Mark Steven Johnson
Rating: *

I am not a Marvel comics fan, nor do I drool over Ben Affleck. But these are the only two valid reasons there can be—for whomsoever it may concern—to watch Daredevil.

Coming on the heels of Superman, Spiderman and Batman, Daredevil has little that can set it apart. Only here the man in the bodysuit is neither a news photographer nor a student, but a lawyer, a blind one at that. As a child, Matt Murdock (Affleck) lost his eyes to an accidental chemical spill but managed to develop a heightened sense of sound and smell. Combined with his Karate skills, this helps him in fighting crime. So, like the other comic-book superheroes, he too keeps jumping from building to building in the night to wipe out all the wrongs from the big, bad world while crusading for justice in the courtrooms during the day. Things come to a...



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