Superheroes are the best tool for fighting crime in any major urban area. Batman protects Gotham City, Superman, Metropolis, and Spiderman, Manhattan. For the most part, the heroes listed are on decent terms with the cities and people they serve. Hancock, on the other hand, is a superhero that Los Angeles would be glad to be rid of. He consistently demolishes various parts of the city whenever crime is afoot, can be found sleeping on the streets, and drinks heavily. In addition, he’s also a huge jerk. It’s no wonder everyone hates him.
Perhaps if he cleaned up his act, the public would start to appreciate him more. It takes a lot of persuasion from an adoring fan and PR man Ray Embrey to help improve his image. Just as things start to turn for the better, an unexpected discovery opens a huge weakness, an Achilles heel, to the mighty Hancock. Will he survive? Continue reading
SquidFlicks Box Office Hit
As you may or may not already know, Will Smith’s performance in the movie that SquidFlicks previously previewed, I am Legend, has broken the box office all-time high for December release weekends. Grossing well over 76.5 million dollars, it easily passed all other competition.
It seems that our preview was pretty accurate – this looks like a great movie, and I want to see it so that we can share the review with others! =)
P.S. This is the first in another new feature of SquidFlicks – Box Office Hits and Box Office Blunders!
Based on the best-selling novel I Am Legend by Richard Matheson, IAL is a story about how one man takes on adversity to try and reverse the destruction caused by a deadly man-made virus.
Excerpt from IMDB:
“Robert Neville (Will Smith) is a brilliant scientist, but even he could not contain the terrible virus that was unstoppable, incurable, and man-made. Somehow immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and maybe the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone. Continue reading