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Hercules (2014)
« on: September 06, 2015, 05:41:16 pm »

A movie about Hercules starring Dwayne Johnson has all the makings of a mega popcorn flick with the myth taking front and center story-wise. Unfortunately they forgot to actually write a script befitting the Legend. The movie isn't bad, but in my eyes, it failed to live up to something truly Epic. I didn't go into this thinking we would get something along the lines of Gladiator, but I certainly expected better than this. For a character with as much backstory as Hercules has, it's very lightweight. Also, something was off with how the direction of the film was going and it wasn't until I saw the end credits did it make sense. Brett Ratner. Made perfect sense why some of the comedic bits felt like they were shoehorned in with no payoff. Typical of a Ratner film. Sigh. For mindless entertainment, it's worth a Rent. This isn't a movie I will ever watch again though.
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Re: Hercules (2014)
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2015, 05:51:24 pm »
I feel like if Brett Ratner was going to do a Hercules movie, he would do Hercules In New York.  Just picture it, Gladiator meets Rush Hour with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.


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Re: Hercules (2014)
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2015, 04:47:43 am »
Agree, nothing to write home about. At least it wasn't cheesy like some other mythological films (cough)Conan(cough, cough)
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