The latest film about the newest craze of vampires or werewolves is based on the 1941 Lon Chaney version about a man who changes into a wolf and this one is titled The Wolfman. The setting is 1891 and Benicio del Toro plays an actor from America who is in a play in London when he receives a letter from his sister-in-law played by Emily Blunt that his brother has been killed. Since the accident happened in his home town in Britain he travels to the mansion owned by his father played by Anthony Hopkins only to be bitten by some sort of animal. (I wonder what it was) This film was supposed to have opened last year but it has been rewritten, reshot with different directors and a different scripts. The good news it’s not as bad as it could have been. It does have a great score by Danny Elfman, great computer graphics (according to my wife) but the story shows nothing new or original. I have one question though. I understand how his clothes get ripped off when he turns into a werewolf but how do the clothes jump back on him when he turns back into a human the next day. (He doesn’t even have a wife to pick up after him in the woods when he looses his clothes) I’m just giving everybody a little something to chew on and I’m giving this horror, thriller a C+ rating.
This movie has been given a PG13 rating by the MPAA
Although I am blind, I can appreciate a good movie as well as sighted individuals.
I rely more on a good story line than special effects.