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Dredd is the best reboot in a long time

I just re-watched Dredd (hadn’t seen it since it came out) and I just had to mention it here.

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Probably my favorite shot in the whole movie. Such a perfect head splatter. Really done well.

I’ve always been a fan of the original “Dredd” movie in the way I’m a fan of the movie Commando. I know it’s silly, over the top, and insults my intelligence story wise, but it’s fun. The reboot “Dredd” staring Karl Urban (Star Trek, Priest, The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King) and Olivia Thirlby (The Secret, United 93) is in a few words “fucking totally awesome”. The film takes itself much more seriously and is geared much more for adults than Stallone’s. Although I can’t argue with Armand Assante’s accent, this new version smashes the old one. Continue reading Dredd is the best reboot in a long time