from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who punishes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who inflicts punishment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who punishes; one who inflicts pain, loss, or other evil for a crime or offense.
Like it or not the punisher is a violent anti-hero and well he can kill and do what ever he wants.
Maybe I'll just decide to think of it in the terms of when they updated punisher from the early marvel to the much grittier version of him now.
Still, some punisher is better then no punisher, and while I'm not going to write it off or say its the best movie ever at this stage, I call on all ardent punisher fans to be there on opening day (I think mines in February) and get behind this movie for better or worse.
Lets not delude ourselves, the punisher is never going to hit like Iron Man or the Dark Knight, most people probably don't even know who the punisher is, but by changing the style and the appeal of the movie will (hopefully) attract a different audience who can appreciate the punisher character as much as I am sure we all do and make some money and do some more, I certainly would love to see more of frank on the big screen.
Ray Stevenson was saying how gritty and dirty it was, and they even said, at the Comic-Con panel, that the punisher is a violent character, who deserves, and has got a violent film.
What kind of "punisher" goes out and places a fake fire hydrant in front of the villain's car so that it can get towed away?!
Nowhere in the rest of the world does this kind of independent judicial "punisher" exist ... especially in under-developed -- largely Catholic nations, like Mexico and much of Latin America.
Escherichia coli (E. coli), this new population remains stable through "punisher" genes that impose a mafia-like strategy of "cooperation or death", ensuring that the new cooperators do not revert to freeloading.
This last increased genetic similarity allows the cooperative traits to stay in the population through kin selection, while "punisher" genes further assure the stability of the new population via a "cooperate or die" policy.
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