Friday, April 12, 2019

Hellboy (2019)

Wasn't bad as I thought!

I feel I should take the mentality of when I saw Dumbo when it comes to remakes or what have you, simply think of it as another story about this character. You can have your favorites and sure there will be superior and inferior versions but don't judge before you see. Open mind, and all that. This Hellboy was okay, I still greatly prefer the del Toro version but hey it's really not that bad. It's a fun comic book adventure with Hellboy facing against a witch who was around in King Arthur's time, and to kind of come to terms with who and what he is. David Harbour does a fine job, he's a pretty rad fella from interviews and the like and treats the character with respect. You always will get half a star if you put Ian McShane in anything and he's different than John Hurt but still fits in this movie and does a great job! I do have one tiny issue with this girl Alice, who in the comics was an item with the big lug and in this one she looks 16, which is funny cause she's only a handful of months older than me but beyond that I like her just fine. Milla Jovovich is a fine villain and actually has some motivation to being evil. Special props to still keeping some creature effects while still doing cgi, it's always greatly appreciated and looks pretty damn good. It's an okay movie, despite it's 5.5 star rating on IMDB and it's crushing 13% on Rotten Tomatoes which just puts further evidence to the fact that I don't agree with Rotten Tomatoes ever, it's a fine basic reboot that gives us a new Hellboy and a new story. Granted it's more a rental than a go out and watch it now, but I'm sure it will have it's fans now and in the future and that's no bad thing to me!

Now we can finally look back on some stuff, I know I've been practically a decade late revisiting movies like Aquaman and Bumblebee, but don't worry. Next week we go back for second helpings.

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