Sep 122017

The Legend of Hercules gets to have the distinct pleasure of being the first flop of 2014 at the box office and with critics and audiences alike and for good reason. There’s nothing here save maybe for Gaia Weiss who, albeit in a limited role, was decent (and easy on the eyes).


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Sep 232014

Paramount Pictures has announced the date and released artwork for the second Hercules movie to come out in 2014, this one starring Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, John Hurt, Joseph Fiennes and Rufus Sewell. It is the latest from Brett Ratner delving into the fantasy-action-adventure genre.



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Aug 102014

Hercules was never one of my favorite Disney animated movies of the 1990s, falling far short of the likes of Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid (and even in some aspects, Tarzan), but it’s still a decent enough film that the whole family can enjoy with some fine music sequences. The Blu-ray released by Buena Vista offers up a good audio/video transfers but for a “Special Edition”, the features fall well short with merely three vintage features.


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