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I, Frankenstein (2014)

Review by CJ

I, Frankenstein

Director:
Stuart Beattie

Starring:
Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Miranda Otto, Yvonne Strahovski

Other notable appearances:
An army of Frankenstein’s monsters

Running time:
92 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Van Helsing, Underworld

 

Victor Frankenstein has created his monster (Eckhart). The monster has killed Frankenstein’s wife. Frankenstein has hunted his monster to the arctic circle. Frankenstein has succumb to the elements and died.

When the monster takes his creators body back to the Frankenstein family home for burial, he is attacked by demons searching for Frankenstein’s journal and the secret of creating more monsters. The monster is saved by two gargoyles (created by Archangel Michael) and taken to the gargoyle queen (Otto). The gargoyle queen dubs the monster Adam and sends him on his way with weapons to fight the demon forces.

Adam survives for centuries fighting demons with the gargoyle weapons. However after a human is killed by one of the demons he is fighting, Adam discovers the demon side has an army of Frankenstein’s monsters ready to unleash upon the world. It’s up to Adam to work out who is friend and who is foe in order to stop the abomination army from being released on the world.

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The World’s End (2013)

World's End

Director:
Edgar Wright

Starring:
Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Rosamund Pike, Martin Freeman, Paddy Considine, Eddie Marsan

Other notable appearances:
Pierce Brosnan, Bill Nighy

Running time:
109 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), Paul (2011)

 

Since high school ended, Gary King (Pegg) has quite literally been living the high life. During a rehabilitation session, he is made to realise that not finishing the Golden Mile pub crawl before leaving his hometown has left him missing something. With this realisation in tow, he rounds up his estranged friends Andy Knightley (Frost), Steven Prince (Considine), Peter Page (Marsan) and Oliver “O-Man” Chamberlain (Freeman) to once again attempt reaching The World’s End Tavern, the last of 12 pubs on the Golden Mile. During the pub crawl, they realise their home town has been overrun by robot impostors of the town’s residents. It falls on the five drunk friends and Oliver’s sister Sam (Pike) to save their hometown and, potentially, the world.

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