Hellboy 2 - The Golden Army details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Ron Perlman, John Hurt, Selma Blair, Thomas Kretschmann, Doug Jones, Jeffrey Tambor, Luke Goss, Anna Walton|
|Director:||Guillermo del Toro|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Thriller|
|Studio:||UNIVERSAL PICTURES UK|
Hellboy 2 - The Golden Army
|Run time:||2 hours|
|Rental release:||08 Dec 2008|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Guillermo Del Toro follows up his first Hellboy feature with an even more fantastical and quirky sequel...
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ALL DEL BREAKS LOOSEBy hunkydomste (48 reviews) from Liverpool , 27 Aug 2008
[Highly rated reviewer]Guillermo del Toro said in an interview not too long ago that with Pan's Labyrinth he just 'went for it', ridding himself from commercial restraints and letting his creativity run free. And creative and fantastically visionary he is. Look at the films he has helmed and there is the gems/arthouse side (Devil's Backbone/Pan's Labyrinth etc.) and there is the blockbuster side (Mimic, Blade 2...). Hellboy spanned that bridge to an extent, Hellboy 2 however is the perfect crossbreed.
There are stunning visuals, creatures and fantasy galore, alongside humourous quips and BIG BADABOOM action. Still, the time has been taken to make the characters much more substantial and the storyline is relevant and involving.
The vast increase of money spent on this sequel is blatant, but by no means wasted. This is one of the greatest directors around given the opportunity to do what he does best: create a hell of a movie with a big solid heart.
Great entertainment that will satisfy both popcorn movie goers as well as conneissures.
SEE THIS IF YOU LIKED
* PAN'S LABYRINTH
* BLADE 2
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Old red is backBy a customer , 12 Sep 2012Another enjoyable romp for Hellboy and his pals with some mean little critters having a nibble at him.
Nothing outstanding but good fun. Nice graphics not a bad story, and a cool character. Can't go wrong really!
I Thought the first one was betterBy CaptainObvious89 (27 reviews) , 19 Feb 2012Contrary to other peoples views on here i thought the first one was better
Still a good movie by no means and definitely worth watching if you've seen the first one.
Not that memorable as a movie tho
worth watchingBy AuronGrande (47 reviews) , 19 Feb 2012Well, it's an improvement over the first Hellboy film, but still, it felt like it was lacking something, but I'm not sure what. It felt like it had everything from the Human Xenophobic nature, too plenty of Jokes, but what was missing, I just can't put my finger on. Oh well, it was still worth watching.
Under RatedBy deemac (25 reviews) , 13 Jan 2012A really enjoyable movie. I always seemed to miss this when it was shown on tv and I am glad that I was able to rent it. It is a well made film with some brilliant f/x and a pretty good story line. Like the first HELLBOY movie it is very much under rated and a lot better than some of the recent 'block busters' that have been about with big publicity budgets. If you like a good, well made fantasy movie then i would recommend this for you.
Enjoyable enoughBy AMGT (20 reviews) , 30 Nov 2011Enjoyable enough film but all a bit obvious. My hubby can't remember it already. Worth a watch if you enjoyed Hellboy. Some amusing bits.