History YMMV / DeathSentence

28th Jun '16 12:23:42 AM StrixObscuro
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* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: For all that Weasel is a selfish fuck-up, he genuinely loves his son.

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* CrowningMomentOfFunny: Since G+ abilities are linked to creativity, Verity and Weasel are at one point pumped full of psychotropic drugs in order to see how it will affect their powers. HilarityEnsues.
* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: For all that Weasel is a selfish fuck-up, he genuinely loves his son.son.
* InferredHolocaust: It's mentioned at one point that by the time Verity and Weasel reach London, Monty has murdered over ''three million people''. [[spoiler:And by the end, central London has been nuked to hell in order to wipe Monty completely out of existence.]]
26th Jun '16 9:00:57 PM StrixObscuro
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!![[Film/DeathSentence The movie]]:



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!![[ComicBook/DeathSentence The comic book]]:
* CompleteMonster: Monty. In the first issue alone, he rapes a nun, and only gets worse from there.
* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: For all that Weasel is a selfish fuck-up, he genuinely loves his son.
26th May '16 8:37:52 AM Peridonyx
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* DarknessInducedAudienceApathy: On the one hand, Nick wants to protect his wife and remaining son from Billy and his gang of killers. On the other hand, he made himself out to be as bad as the killers themselves. Therefore, it can be hard to root for him.

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* DarknessInducedAudienceApathy: On the one hand, Nick wants to protect his wife and remaining son from Billy and his gang of killers. On the other hand, he made himself out to be as bad as the killers themselves.a RevengeBeforeReason-invoker. Therefore, it can be hard to root for him.



* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: It's hard to sympathize with Nick by the end of the movie, considering that it's his fault that he put his family in danger in the first place. Which is the message of the movie; vigilantism isn't all it's cracked up to be.

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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: It's For some, it's hard to sympathize with Nick by the end of the movie, considering that it's his fault that he put his family in danger in the first place. Which is the message of the movie; vigilantism movie: Vigilantism isn't all it's cracked up to be.
19th Feb '16 5:05:34 PM Peridonyx
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* FridgeHorror: Even if [[spoiler:Luke does ever wake up from his coma]], who's to say that [[spoiler:he won't just commit suicide anyway after hearing that his entire family's dead?]]
19th Feb '16 5:02:39 PM Peridonyx
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** Nick himself also crossed the line after he [[spoiler:killed Billy and the rest of the gang at the end, which goes to show that they're NotSoDifferent.]]
20th Jun '14 12:28:45 AM HarryLovesHermione
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* {{Narm}}: The cartoonish violence of the climax can really undercut all the dramatic stakes the movie had built up to that point.



* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: It's hard to sympathize with Nick by the end of the movie, considering that it's his fault that he put his family in danger in the first place.

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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: It's hard to sympathize with Nick by the end of the movie, considering that it's his fault that he put his family in danger in the first place. Which is the message of the movie; vigilantism isn't all it's cracked up to be.
8th Dec '13 7:43:09 AM Craver357
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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: It's hard to sympathize with Nick by the end of the movie, considering that it's his fault that he put his family in danger in the first place.
27th May '13 6:38:58 PM Craver357
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* DarknessInducedAudienceApathy: On the one hand, Nick wants to protect his wife and remaining son from Billy and his gang of killers. On the other hand, he made himself out to be as bad as the killers themselves. Therefore, it can be hard to root for him.
* MoralEventHorizon:
** Billy and his gang of killers crosses this when one of their members kills Nick's son, Brendan, at the gas station hold-up. And if that wasn't enough, they [[spoiler:raid Nick's house later on in the film, with the leader himself fatally shooting Helen, the former's wife]].
** Nick himself also crossed the line after he [[spoiler:killed Billy and the rest of the gang at the end, which goes to show that they're NotSoDifferent.]]
27th May '13 6:27:20 PM Craver357
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* OneSceneWonder: John Goodman as Bones Darley, not in the film much but he owns the role he's given.
* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Averted. Author Brian Garfield loved the movie adaptation and how it makes the same point about revenge he was trying to make in the novel.
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