I am more than excited to see Mädchen E. Amick in this movie. I will never forget her role in Twin Peaks as the waitress at the Double R Diner. That was one of my favorite T.V shows, and a lot of it had to do with the role Mädchen E. Amick played. She has been in so many movies, and had a ton of recurring roles in some of the greatest, and most popular series in our decade. Looking at the role that she will be playing, I am more than excited to rush to the theater and see this movieRead more >
Paul Bettany has had an interesting career of late. The first thing I saw him in was The Da Vinci Code (2006) where he plays the albino servant to an authority figure of a radical sect of the Catholic Church, named Silas. I then heard his voice in Iron Man (2008) and the tie-in video game, providing personality to Tony Stark's computer system, Jarvis.
My favorite performance can be seen in Creation (2009) in which he plays Charles Darwin, author of On the Origin of Species. Bettany appears in the film with his wife Jennifer Connolly, who plays Darwin's wife Emma.
I meant to see him in Legion, but haven't gotten around to it yet. The film's description sees Bettany as an angel who protects mankind from a God who has lost faith in humanity. His latest…Read more >
As a fan of the graphic novels, I was pleased to read that director Scott Stewart flew S. Korean graphic novelist creator Hyung Min-woo to America for consultation. It's pretty clear from the trailer and synopsis of the film that the screenplay differs significantly from the source material, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. From a story point of view, the Priest comic needed simplifying and a lot less backstory to work cinematically. I think the decision to change the original "demons" into vampires was a smart one, both creatively and commercially. Vampires are obviously part of the current entertainment zeitgeist and for a reason- they strike a curious mix of fear and awe in our collective psyches.
It also appears that we won't be…Read more >