Posted on 1/04/11 09:53 AM
It's about time to bring werewolf back to the screen. With nowadays technologies, "The Wolfman" is a good vessel to explore how far special effects and make-ups would go. The movie itself already appropriately taken care by former special effects expert, Joe Johnston. Johnston involved on three early "Star Wars" trilogy as Special Effect Art Director. His box office's movies as a Director are "Jumanji" (1995) and "Jurassic Park III" (2001). The movie starred by Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, and Hugo Weaving. Although Del Toro acted well in thiz flick, I personally think it's very lamentable to use Del Toro on such a movie. Del Toro as we knew was a discreet Actor in serious drama. What are we really waiting on thiz movie is 'the transformation' scene, when Del Toro becomes a werewolf. Rick Baker's make-up already supports well. The plots were on customary level. The twist ending did not too surprising. Maybe we could blame Johnston a little bit, bcoz he hasn't been a good drama Director. If we see thoroughly there's a lot of nuances are similar to Tim Burton's "Sleepy Hollow" (1999). Despite of "Sleepy Hollow" was happened to be more attractive in some ways. The werewolf had been a great horror icon since Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video, So It's definitely the time for another moon to rise, to wake up that howling again.
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