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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
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Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Ben Affleck
Jennifer Garner
Colin Farrell
Michael Clarke Duncan
Directors
Mark Steven Johnson
Screenwriters
Mark Steven Johnson
Running Time
105 minutes

Daredevil
Ben Affleck cleans up the streets as the sightless, leather-clad vigilante


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Plot
An accident blinds young Matt Murdock but heightens his remaining senses. As an adult, he fights for justice as a lawyer by day and superhero by night - until a romance with Elektra, martial artist daughter of a tycoon, brings him up against New York crime boss Kingpin and assassin-for-hire Bullseye.


Verdict
Long-time DD fans and newcomers will like the characters more than the film, but there are enough strong moments to guarantee a good night out. An inevitable sequel might well shore up the weak spots.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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