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I want an effing costume.....
on 12 March 2014
In Hell's Kitchen, lives Matt Murdock and his father, who is a boxer.
One day, Matt runs into a industrial accident and becomes blind after his eyes are exposed to a toxic chemical, but it also gives him other supernatural senses.
Then, his father is killed by a mysterious figure.
Matt, who is now a lawyer by day, is also Daredevil, who hunts criminals by night.
He then, meets and falls in love with Elektra Natchios, a daughter of a wealthy tycoon.
But, what Matt does not know is that a wealthy executive going by the name "Kingpin", has hired another named "Bullseye", who always hits his target.
Now, he must stop Bullseye and the Kingpin....
When I first saw this movie nine years ago, I thought it was one of the best comic book adaptations out there. Then came Nolan and more or less every marvel film after Iron Man, and my opinion of this has lowered and lowered.
The problem with the movie is Affleck, he just doesn't cut it as the man without fear, and the costume is probably one of the worst in Comic book hero history.
The story is decidedly ho-hum, and the narrative a little dodgy, but thank heavens for Farrell as Bullseye, he saves the movie from being just average, and whenever he is in it, the film is a must see.
The film is inventive in some scenes, and his 'vision' has some really good scenes, but when the titular character is very boring and lacks personality, the film begins to suffer.