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''Won't Back Down''

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Won't Back Down

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
121 minutes
Wide Release Date:
09/28/12
performer:
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Holly Hunter, Viola Davis
director:
Daniel Barnz
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
genre:
Drama

We gave it a D

The first single from the Daredevil soundtrack betrays ”the man without fear” (Ben Affleck) by sticking to safe, generic modern-rock cliches. With swelling vocals, requisite macho lyrics, and power chords rendered hollow by a mix emphasizing crunch over craft, it’s like Spider-Man’s ”Hero” without the harmony. Or melody.

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