March 18, 2018

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“Death Wish”

What this World Doesn’t Need Now

1 & ½ popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger

film critic


“Death Wish,” essentially a reboot of its 1974 namesake starring Charles Bronson, is problematic at best. For gosh sakes, there’s tons of fear, loathing and guns…the deadly sum of which the world doesn’t need, especially at this incendiary and anguishing juncture in our history. But you can’t blame MGM or director Eli Roth for the untimely release of this heir apparent to what became the standard of vigilante ethos. Considering the ceaseless conveyor belt of mass shootings bloodying our landscape, there is never a good time.

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