Reviews and Problems with Dylan Dog: Dead Of Night
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Dylan Dog: Dead of Night
28 January 2012
Excerpt: Dylan Dog (Brandon Routh) used to be a supernatural detective, the man who took the eerie, dangerous cases that no one else would approach. But thanks to the undead, he lost the love of his life, so now he is a more conventional investigator.
Excerpt: What the hell happened to Brandon Routh ? The answer, I guess, is “ Superman Returns ” (2006). Routh’s short tenure as Clark Kent/The Last Son of Krypton in Bryan Singer ’s misunderstood (if also misguided) love letter to Richard Donner simultaneously launched and then – when the movie failed to...
Conclusion: I wanted to love 'Dylan Dog: Dead of Night,' but I ended up just sorta liking it...somewhat. It has some elements that work to its favor greatly, while others keep knocking it down a couple pegs at a time.
Excerpt: The Movie Tiziano Sclavi created the Italian comic book series Dylan Dog and much has apparently been lost in translation to the big screen for last year's feature film Dylan Dog: Dead of Night .
Pros: Actors: Brandon Routh, Anita Briem, Sam Huntington, Peter Stormare, Taye Diggs, Director: Kevin Munroe, Audio Format/Languages: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English), Subtitles: English SDH, Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1, Number of discs: 1, Rating: PG-13, Studio: Fox, Release Date: July 26, 2011, Run Time: A...
Excerpt: Based on the popular international comic book created by Tiziano Sclavi, "Dylan Dog: Dead of Night" is a monster movie trapped inside an exposition hurricane. It's a winded movie of relentless explanation, eager to guide newcomers safely into a world of the comically undead, absurdly underlining...
Excerpt: Though virtually unknown in the United States, Dylan Dog has been one of Italy’s bestselling comic books since the 1980s. It’s an open question whether there’s anything about the nation’s mood or character to be read into an attraction to stories involving an eccentric, world-weary private eye with...