"I Am Legend"
Liz and I watched this movie on Saturday. I really liked the first 2/3rds of the flick, even though there were some aspects of the setup that I bugged me (e.g. how in the hell did he build his "fortress of solitude" without the Darkseekers finding him?) I liked how Will Smith played the character (and yes, I know
the movie doesn't follow the book - I don't like that, but oh well). But when the movie introduced the mother and son...well, the plot took a turn for the worse. The whole God/butterfly thing...ugh. I think the movie would've been so much better if they didn't add these characters and used the ideas presented in the "alternative" ending. I don't want to spoil it for you, but there's a much better ending that they filmed that would've made so much more sense. That last 1/3 of the movie really soured me on the whole movie. It's OK but nothing great...and it could've been a great movie.
* Posted at 11.25.2008 07:49:39 AM CST | Link *