Ray Stevenson is so much more badass than Thomas Jane. In fact, Stevenson is badass no matter what he does.
This one has more of a comic book vibe, but it's also much gorier. The main villain and his stupid scar makeup isn't scary at all. His lunatic brother (played by the guy who will forever be the bile-cocoon creep from X-Files that scarred my childhood) on the other hand, was much more impressive.
Not much of a comic book story, I feel like I've seen the exact same movie several times. Ones with Kevin Bacon and Gerard Butler from recent years come to mind. Your standard "you killed my family, so I'll come over and destroy you" flick.
Thomas Jane is trying too hard to be intense. I did, however, enjoy the aspect of him not going on an all-out massacre straight off the bat, but starting with a spot of psychological warfare first instead.
Holy moly!!!!!!!!!!!!! This one came completely out of left field for me.
Knowing nothing of the movie, I assumed it's just some light fairy tale movie. And it is that, but also so much more. This is like a fairy tale Galore! I swear the guy who wrote this was on more drugs than the guy who wrote Alice in Wonderland (and we all know that guy was tripping balls).
It's all over the place with the story, but it…
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I can definitely see why a lot of people have drawn similarities between this and A New Hope. I would even say this is a reimagined version of A New Hope and Empire combined. And it's pretty fun.
I like most of the new characters. The new baddie is pretty bad ass, (as long as he keeps his mask on, because the turtleneck and perm isn't doing him any favours). The new droid is pretty cool too.
I like how…