Review of “V for Vendetta”

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Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore (who also wrote Watchmen and From Hell) and adapted for the screen by the Warshowskis (creators oV_for_Vendettaf the Matrix), this film stars Hugo Weaving as the titular hero V. Though V’s face is never seen, Hugo Weaving’s performance manages to humanize him. His love interest, Evee, is well played by Natalie Portman, as is his nemesis Chancellor Sutler by John Hurt. Stephen Fry provides excellent support. The dystopian future England is all too believable. V is ruthless, even monstrous, and yet still inspiring as a symbol of resistance to oppression, no matter the cost.

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About jimbelton

I'm a software developer, and a writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and I blog about movies, books, and philosophy. My interest in religious philosophy and the search for the truth inspires much of my writing.
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