Excerpt: Back in 1995 the iconic comic book characters Judge Dredd finally got his chance on the big white screen with in the lead Sylvester Stallone as the untamable bringer of justice. The result was – to say the least – below expectation and also financially the movie didn’t do all too well, making Judge...
Excerpt: Well, well, well…what have we here? Is it a movie based on a *gasp* comic book? Why yes, yes it is! I’m only kidding, of course, but long time readers of the site will know my stance on movies and the apparent lack of screenwriters in Hollywood.
Excerpt: While Judge Dredd spouts off action movie one-liners, carries an astoundingly brutal weapon, and walks into danger unshaken, he is fallible. Most comic book heroes are brought to the screen as intellectual properties.
Excerpt: Comic book adaptations were in their infancy in the 1990s. Inspired by (but not really knowing what to make of the success of) Tim Burton’s Batman , a bunch of comic-book properties were purchased to be made into movies.
Excerpt: It’s hard to believe that Judge Dredd has been a pop culture stable for over thirty five years and the movie industry is just now getting it right, but better late than never and fans of Mega City One’s toughest judge, jury and executioner can be thankful for the efforts of director Pete Travis and...
Summary: 'Dredd' is the best action film of 2012, as well as one of the most faithful comic book adaptations of all time. Karl Urban becomes Dredd, and Lena Headey is downright despicable as the notorious Ma-Ma. The movie is relentless and driving, nothing but pure action from start to finish.
Conclusion: Dredd received fairly positive critical reaction when it was released, but it still failed to really ignite at the box office. I have to wonder how this new Blu-ray is going to be received in the current climate that is understandably touchy over mass shootings, something that is part and parcel of...
Excerpt: Starring Sean Wright, Leah Aldridge, and Salim Lemelle.
Directed by Amy Taylor.
Edited by Zack Delman.
Produced by David Freedman(@ShowRunnerDave), Cooper Griggs, Aaron Fink(@AaronEvanFink) and Pedro Raposo. Synopsis:
Dredd is one of the most feared cops in a post-apocalyptic metropolis.