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The Punisher: Dirty Laundry (2012)

 -  Short | Action | Crime  -  15 July 2012 (USA)
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Frank Castle is staying in a bad neighborhood, where he encounters a gang that terrorizes its residents.

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Frank Castle, a.k.a. 'The Punisher', wakes up in a run-down neighborhood and leaves his van to do his laundry. On his way to the laundromat, he witnesses a gang led by Goldtooth assaulting a group of prostitutes, but minds his own business. But when the gang mugs a boy named DeShawn, Frank goes to a convenience store to buy a bottle of Jack Daniel's and use it to club the thugs to death before crippling Goldtooth and pouring the whiskey on him for one of the prostitutes to set the gang leader on fire. Frank then collects his laundry and has DeShawn keep one of his signature t-shirts before leaving the neighborhood. Written by A7

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[Frank bludgeons the thugs with the bottle of Jack Daniel's. Goldtooth points his gun at Frank, but DeShawn bites his leg while Frank throws the bottle at his face. Frank then disarms Goldtooth before breaking his right arm and both legs]
Goldtooth: [Screaming in pain] Fuck! Help! Fuck you! Fuck you! Fuck! Help!
[Frank picks up the bottle and opens it]
Frank Castle: Do you know the difference... between justice... and punishment?
Goldtooth: What?
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A Very Good Follow Up for Fans Only
25 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Punisher: Dirty Laundry, is a short film that is nothing but awesome fan service. Seriously, I've been waiting for the day that Thomas Jane embodies Frank Castle again. This right here is that sequel we always wanted. Unfortunately, it is only a 10 minute long short. But, we get some nice stuff here.

The Good: Tom Jane is the perfect Punisher. He is so dang good in the role! His performance is out of this world! Also, nice Ron Perlman cameo! Very cool. The story here is very Punisher-esque, along with the ideals of punishment and justice that Frank speaks of at the end and with Perlman's character. Nice photography as well. I love the new Punisher logo too!

The Bad: Since this is a short film, the blood and gun effects are pretty lousy. We also get some over the top violence that I think even Garth Ennis would not write into his books. It's violent alright, but not the violence I enjoyed from the 2004 film. It's bloody and gory, but too more gore and they lose me. Also, the score is the Dark Knight score. It pulls me right out of the story when I hear it used here. Wish they used something else, oh well.

Overall, this is Thomas Jane as The Punisher again. Need I say more?


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