Critic Review - Christianity Today

[It suggests] that John Creasy -- J.C. -- is a Christ figure: scars, prayers, acting as savior. But where Christ overcomes evil with good, J.C. uses heavy artillery.

December 6, 2004 Full Review Source: Christianity Today | Comments (3)
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Andrew W.

Andrew Wilday

This guy clearly missed the point of the movie. This movie is not meant to celebrate Creasy's actions, but to condemn the corrupt government that makes his actions necessary. Also, the movie is not meant to treat Creasy as though he is Jesus, but to maybe express that religion just sometimes doesn't make any sense at all.

Mar 28 - 02:21 AM

James S.

James Swan

It is possible to read Creasy as a Christ figure or Neo from the Matrix; it is kind of strange to think that makes this movie good or bad is how well it measures up to this christo-centric reading.

Overstreet could just condemn the films advocacy of revenge is redemption or some of its more brutal scenes.

Apr 26 - 09:04 PM

Niklas G.

Niklas Greasby

What a pathetic review. How could one seriously put so many religious implications to this movie? Its a good revenge flick, eye for an eye. Get over it.

Aug 20 - 12:37 AM

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