The complaint always seems to be that when a book is made into a film, it never quite captures the magic of the words on the page, whether things are changed, lost for time, or what have you. But when the author just so happens to be the one to write the script and then direct the film, odds are the magic will remain. [Read more...]
I sure hope the man upstairs is too busy going about his Godly chores to sit down and watch this movie, because if he does, Legion might just be reason enough to bring on the next apocalypse.
As the story goes, when God loses faith in mankind he catastrophically shakes his global Etch-A-Sketch to clear the world of humanity before starting again. Last time he sent a flood to wash away man’s mistakes; this time he must be uber angry because he is going to make it hurt. Sending his angels to do the dirty work, they infect a vast number of humans, turning them into violently demonic beings. Luckily enough for humanity, we have Michael on our side, an angel who falls to earth in order to join the fight and protect man (well, a pregnant girl who is carrying a very important baby). [Read more...]