Fifth Annual Cosmique Movie Awards

     

Hellboy

Give Evil Hell.


Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Written by: Mike Mignola (comic books); Peter Briggs (screen story); Guillermo del Toro (screen story and screenplay)

Starring: Ron Perlman, John Hurt, Selma Blair, Rupert Evans, Karel Roden, Jeffrey Tambor

Primary Genres:
Science Fiction/Fantasy; Action/Adventure

 

2004 Cosmique Movie Awards

  • Nominations: none  

Ratings

  • Viewers: to be announced April 2005

  • Average Rating: to be announced April 2005

  • Weighted Rank: to be announced April 2005

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A demon raised from infancy by a covert U.S. agency after being rescued from the Nazis who conjured him grows to become the head of a team fighting evil.

 

Nominations

 


"Hellboy" is one of the latest comic books to attempt to capitalize on the success of "Spider-Man" and "The X-Men" by being reincarnated on the silver screen. Unfortunately, its transition is more akin to "Daredevil" than the more successful films in the genre. Aside from glaring flaws like a murky plot, internal inconsistencies, and a completely unclear motive for evil, the film is bogged down with an enormous flaw: the characters. Its heroes are banal, boring, and one dimensional, and frankly, I cared little who lived or died. The heroes' only salvation is that the villains are even more insipid with paper-thin characterizations. 

My Rating: 4



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