Summary: As an offbeat vein of superhero films, the Hellboy movies work well for what they are and never cease to entertain. Director Del Toro is back with a bigger and better sense of macabre visuals and the film thrives off the life of its cast. Ron Perlman is as gruff and sarcastic as ever and carries a lot of the scenes.
Excerpt: The infernal superhero and his team reunite to stop an elfin prince from reawakening a dormant robotic army to wage war on mankind. One thing that you can take for granted when it comes to films by Del Toro is that it IS going to look absolutely fantastic, and so it does. The wonderful art design shares the look of some of his earlier gothic fairytales such as Pan's Labyrinth, as well as the combination of fantasy and eco-message that is the trademark of Myazaki (the...
Summary: very good sequel and great character development for some of the other characters. would of preffered a different enemy though as fighting something completely fantasy was a bit unrealistic, but why he was their to develop hellboys character was very good, though i felt hellboy should of battled something more evil, but it was a very good sequel hope they make a third
Excerpt: The advancement in CGI and the rise and unprecedented success of Marvel studios has led to a whole slew of superhero/comic book movies. Any superhero worth his salt is currently lined up to appear in a special effects blockbuster, even many of the minor and secondary Marvel characters seem to be getting in on the act (Ant Man anyone?).
Excerpt: Hellboy 2: The Golden Army, a Mr. E Movie Review (Run time: 120 min. - Directed by: Guillermo del Toro - Starring: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones) He's Back! Tough as nails Ron Perlman reclaims his role as the super-demon Hellboy. Now, I don't know if I dare say it but, Hellboy 2: The Golden Army in my opinion is better than the original! Yep, I said it and I stand behind it.
Summary: I really enjoyed this move. The story was loads better then the original and showed a lot more heart. I really felt for Hellboy and Liz plus the side story with Abe and the princess was good as well. I could have done with out echto plasmic Johann Krauss but he didn't ruin the movie for me. If you liked the first one I would highly recommend adding this to your Netflix cue.