It starts out strong, hooking viewers in, but it sputters in the end. This meant filming would have to begin in 16 weeks: Almost everyone on the planet dies; those who survive are turned into rabid creatures who only come out at night to hunt for food.
Conquest of ParadiseWhite Squalland G. But the story ultimately disappoints. The area is being set up for an evening shooting. Which aspect of the movie is more interesting to you: Workers visible in windows, spectators, and moving cars in the distance were all removed.
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Director Francis Lawrence has a way with suspense; jumping out of your seat is almost a requirement here. The principal weakness of the movie, however, is the realisation of the surviving victims of the virus. Development[ edit ] Washington Square on October 31, A lot of the movie takes place on a beautiful day.
Mark Protosevich was hired to write the script after the studio was impressed with his spec script of The Cell. Would you be able to keep your wits about you, as he seems to have barely?
The main strength of this version is the location shots in a deserted New York City a move from the Los Angeles of the book and earlier films and, although the filming of these scenes apparently caused traffic chaos and much anger for local residents, they chillingly set the tone for this dystopian thriller.
At the London premiere in Leicester SquareBritish comedian and actor Neg Dupree was arrested after pushing his way onto the red carpet and running around shouting "I am Negend! Bravo to the special effects crew, who have created a New York never seen before except, perhaps, in Escape to New York.
Alice Krippin, who appears on television explaining her vaccine for cancer that mutates into the virus. But Robert decides to stay in the new ghost town of Manhattan.
Add your rating See all kid reviews. He is the one feared by them, he is the villain, and they will stop at nothing to eradicate this day walker who preys on them. How is this one different?
This set a record for highest-grossing opening for a film for December. The CGI characters are almost as silly as they are scary but, above all, they are presented as more animalistic than human. Before heading out to see the movie, I did some research on the book the movie is based on and the reason it is such a well known classic story is because of the twists, perspectives and grim ending.
To see the silent streets around Times Square or South Street Seaport or the lone scientist fishing in the Metropolitan Museum of Art or playing golf on the "USS Intrepid" is to view this heaving metropolis as we have never experienced it before.
Or does the death of everything around him create imminent death for himself? The results are nothing short of amazing. In the meantime, he has to fend his enemies off -- which is no mean feat, considering how violent they are.
Continue reading Show less Is it any good?The movie industry seems to be relying too much on CG to fill in holes and when it's a hole as big as what is the main focus of I Am Legend, it's embarrassing to see monsters that are almost cartoon-like.
I Am Legend movie reviews & Metacritic score: Robert Neville is a brilliant scientist, but even he could not contain the terrible virus that was unstoppable. Dec 14, · In spite of its third-act collapse into obviousness and sentimentality, “I Am Legend” is among Will Smith’s better movies.
I Am Legend is a American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama film based on the novel of the same name, directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Will Smith, On review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes the film had an approval rating of 69% based on reviews.
Dec 13, · The opening scenes of "I Am Legend" have special effects so good that they just about compensate for some later special effects that are dicey.
We see Manhattan three years after a deadly virus has killed every healthy human on the island, except one.
The streets are overgrown with weeds, cars are abandoned, the infrastructure is beginning to collapse.3/5. Audience Reviews for I Am Legend This post-apocalyptic zombie-based film is strong thanks to in part the special effect/CGI work as well as the strong lead of Will Smith%.Download