• 【Redeemer】 Review2

    It’s been a long time since a beat-’em’-up like Redeemer–something so dedicated to the cause of simple punch-kick-shoot mayhem above all other concerns–has hit the scene. It’s a niche whose modern torchbearers can be too complex and involved to achieve that kind of casual, pick-up-and-play hit of kinetic brutality. On the other hand, some are too busy trying ...
  • Review: Redeemer

      Revenge plots are overused in our media. I’m sure off the top of your head, you could come up with about 15-20 films that have a character going on a vengeance streak for the wrongs done against them. You could probably also name a handful of video games, since killing off a family or humiliating a character is an easy way to build up bad guys as “evil.” Redeemer doesn’t try to break th...