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The sort of British cinema I hate the most. Cringe inducing, tacky and overly sentimental. Flat, lifeless and unbearably annoying. Was deeply unsurprised to see this was directed by someone who prominently works on British TV, as this had the cinematic flair of a BBC drama aimed at the easily pleased over '60s who eat up daytime TV garbage and Friday night "Entertainment" that feels like a joke compared to American TV dramas.
This honestly felt like a 112…
Not as clever as it thinks it is, especially since we've had much smarter comedies that poke fun of '80s slasher tropes in recent years. Flatly shot and feels like a Netflix Original where all the actors have that personality free WB Channel look that feels more at home on TV than in a film (I think it's called The Emma Roberts Effect). None of the kills are interesting, the meta commentary sucks and the humour is abysmal. Just watch Happy Death Day 1-2, Scream 1-4 or Freaky instead.
- Will not be buying the DVD
It's impossible to talk about about this reboot of Hellboy without bringing up the fact this is a reboot no one asked for. The fans of the Del Toro Hellboy films (A series of films that have a cult and dedicated fanbase) wanted Hellboy 3, not a reboot. There's no way round that and it was a struggle to even watch this without the fond memories of how much better Del Toro's films were.
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I was very much looking forward to this. I haven't read the comic, but everyone talked about it like it was the second coming of Jesus. An R-rated Batman film. It had potential to be amazing.
Well, this is mostly just a horrible mess. The voice performances are great, Mark Hamill is incredible as expected as The Joker. The inclusion of both Hamill and Kevin Conroy makes me feel like it could be canon to the Arkham game series (Which…