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One of the better revenge films, with a "Death Wish" plot driven by a cyberpunk "Robocop" theme in which a former quadriplegic (with a complex A.I. implant operating his limbs with superhuman dexterity) goes looking for the men who crippled him and killed his wife.

There's also some great humor here, mostly arising from the lead character's interaction with the AI... some of it feels familiar but it's funny nevertheless. What really makes it work are the neat twists here and there, satisfying and surprising elements that don't really cover the plot holes but do make it loads of fun.

Revenge flicks can sometimes be shallow and linear, but this one kept my attention with it's brisk pace, dark tone and surprise ending. Overall, a pleasant surprise.

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