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MAX PAYNE (2008) Graphic Review

  • By John Robert
  • 17 Oct, 2008

Maverick cop Max Payne (Wahlberg) is hell-bent on revenge against those responsible for the brutal murder of his family and partner. His obsessive investigation takes him on a nightmarish journey into a dark underworld. As the mystery deepens, Max is forced to battle enemies beyond the natural world and face an unthinkable betrayal.

Artist Robert Henri once wrote, “Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them.” True enough, but allowing your life to be entirely controlled by emotions as Max Payne does is not good either. As Carl Sagan cautioned, “Where we have strong emotions, we're liable to fool ourselves.” But max imum emotional pain  can dominate us!

What is the best way out of Max Pain? Change your thoughts and actions. Fix the thoughts elsewhere, the emotions will follow. Scripture calls this amazing life correction: “metanoia” (change one’s mind). Unfortunately, this powerful word, and solution, is translated merely as “repentance”. Changing your thoughts and actions = New life.

Release date: October 17, 2008
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Director: John Moore
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for violence including intense shooting sequences, drug content, some sexuality and brief str
Screenwriter: Beau Thorne
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Beau Bridges, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Olga Kurylenko, Chris O'Donnell
Genre: Thriller, Action

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