Redemption and Pelham 123

The Taking of Pelham 123 – When Garber (Denzel Wasington) brings the money to Ryder (John Travolta) – Ryder looks at him and says “You thought by coming down here you would be REDEEMED; you’re more f’ed up than I am; or at least AS f’ed up!” Once we understand what makes a character like Ryder tick, then we understand the suicide bomber. Once you believe that to die is to gain, you become, for a brief moment, omnipotent.

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