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The Wolfman

I went into The Wolfman with mixed expectations. On the one hand, I like werewolf stories, love Hugo Weaving and Anthony Hopkins, and am quite alright with looking at Emily Blunt; on the other, I have a strong dislike of Benicio del Toro, and director Joe Johnston is an iffy proposition in my book. That being said…I loved it. Read the rest of this entry


The Wolfman (Devil’s Advocate Review)

When you come across a film that has not one; but two Oscar award winners for best actor in the likes of Benicio Del Toro and Sir Anthony Hopkins how can one pass up the opportunity to watch it? One would expect powerful acting performances, an exchange of blistering dialogue and characters that would leave an impression that others would strive to achieve in a film of this nature. In 2010’s remake of the 1941 classic The Wolfman staring these two great actors, we get none of that. What we do get is a movie that is weak in it’s plotline, a little disappointing in the acting performances and relies too much on imagery to tell the story. Read the rest of this entry