REview: Jacob’s Ladder (2019)

David Rosenthal’s reboot of 2009’s Jacob’s Ladder is not bad as far as remakes go, and while it’s pretty good in that direction and acting department, where it falters is the story. Which is the lynchpin which everything revolves around. I haven’t see the original in a decade or so, but I do recall it […]

REview – Hellboy (2019)

I’ll be totally honest. I enjoyed both Hellboy and it’s sequel, Hellboy II: The Golden Army so when I heard that Guillermo Del Toro wasn’t going forward with a planned third movie, I was a bit miffed. Though that turned to irritated really fast when I learned that, while Del Toro’s third film wasn’t happening, […]

Hellboy’s Hellish Production

Movie directing is typically depicted as glamorous work, despite the issues Neil Marshall may have encountered during the production of the Hellboy reboot. Though Hollywood is rife with stories about what happens when relations between directors and studios (or casts) don’t quite go as planned. For instance, Stanley Donen originally only intended to produce 1999’s […]

Hellboy (2019) – Red Band Trailer – Trailer Into Reaction

While I’d rather see Guillermo Del Toro finish his Hellboy Trilogy–Hellboy, Hellboy: The Golden Army and….–that’s no longer in the cards. The reboot is being directed by Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers, The Descent, Doomsday) and stars David Harbor (Stranger Things, Suicide Squad) as Hellboy. The trailer looks okay, except for some of the CGI, which […]

Sony’s Bug Problem

And while spiders are arachnids, not bugs, bear with me and all come clear. Spider-Man: Homecoming makes its North American debut today, and some pundits believe that it will ensnare an opening somewhere in the ballpark of $100 million.  If this bears out it would make the movie the fourth of 2017–joining Beauty and the Beast, Guardians […]