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Darkman Movie Review Summary

Actors: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels, Larry Drake

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Scientist Peyton Westlake has discovered a new type of artificial skin. His lawyer girlfriend has discovered incriminating evidence against a mob boss, Robert Durant. Durant comes to Peyton's lab, demanding the documents, then beats up Peyton and blows up the lab. The subsequent injuries and the surgeries to repair them leave Peyton emotionally unstable, super-strong, and without a face. He uses his artificial skin can be used to disguise himself with other people's faces, but only temporarily. Peyton spends the rest of movie struggling to cope with what he has become, take revenge on those who have hurt him.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Character operated on/altered?    -   Yes Kind of alteration:    -   Given added abilities Superhero movie?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scientist Age:    -   20's-30's Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   super strength Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

Earth setting:    -   20th century (1970's to Present) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Big cities?    -   Yes Kind of city    -   Dirty, crime-ridden (like NY)

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs    -   nasty human transformations

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