Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

I saw Hellboy II this weekend.  The theatre was nice and quiet because everyone else was off seeing The Dark Night.  Or perhaps it was because it was a late show on Sunday.

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The first Hellboy movie was good, but the sequel was more-gooder! The movie was so fun and so captivating!  The characters are enjoyable.  They seem to be like ordinary people, even though they are so different.  Hellboy is such a likeable "monster", (although young Hellboy was pretty darn creepy and scary looking!)  and Abe is quirky and the 2 of them together was funny.  There were quite a few LOL scenes. The story was interesting and fun, and deeper than the typical super-hero "getting the bad guy in the end" plot.

We were appalled when at the start of the movie, in walks a couple, pushing a stroller, and toting 2 children under the age of 5.  Although the movie wasn't scary, there is enough darkness and violence to make it not appropriate for young children, especially ones that young.  I bet these people took their kids to see Pan's Labyrinth too.

1 comment:

patrick said...

Hellboy 2 was fun... for sure that director has an amazing imagination, reminded me a lot of his work in Pan's Labyrinth