Excerpt: "Out of the pages of the legendary comics and graphic novels steps Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin), a scarred drifter and bounty hunter of the last resort who has survived death and can track anyone...any anything. Jonah's violent history is steeped in myth and legend and has left him with one foot in the natural world and one on the "other side." His one human connection is with Lilah (Megan fox), whose life in a brothel has left her with scars of her own.
Excerpt: The mark of a good actor isn't being good in a good movie. That's easy; the elements are all there already. The mark of a good actor is being good in a really bad movie. Josh Brolin is a really, really good actor, because most of the time he's on screen speaking you can almost forget what a loathsome, irredeemable, turd of a film "Jonah Hex" is.
Conclusion: 'Jonah Hex' has some tough competition in the "worst DC comics film adaptation ever made" category, with a few of those awful Superman films, but it may take the cake. A shoot 'em up that shoots itself in the foot regularly, that has no point, no purpose, and almost no plot, this is a poorly acted disasterpiece. With problematic video and audio for a new release, and only a fairly small pile of extras, 'Jonah Hex' has cemented its position in the "Skip it" pile.
Excerpt: While the story is loosely based on the DC Comics series, some of the changes made for the movie are too farfetched (conversing with the dead) and it's not very entertaining. Granted, there are plenty of explosions although the story lacks any depth and will insult your intelligence. Furthermore, the addition of Megan Fox as the love interest proves once again that the beautiful young woman can't act her way out of a paper bag, but she looks stunning in 1080p.
Excerpt: The Film With a great scar comes great responsibility. Just ask Jonah Hex. Josh Brolin stars as the DC Comics western anti-hero, a former Confederate soldier who wanders the south as a bounty hunter, drowning his misery in booze and the comfort of his hooker-with-a-heart-of-gold love, Lilah, played by the impossibly-proportioned Megan Fox . (Rumor has it one potential title for the film was Jonah Hex and the Six Inch Waistline .
Excerpt: Not much goes right for Jonah Hex , the 2010 summer blockbuster turned mega-dud. Weighing in at all of 73-minutes when you slice off the end credits, you think this fast-paced tale of revenge would have fared pretty well, guns blazing, hookers hooking, and explosions booming. Between all of that lies a film that feels chopped up, missing, or destroyed.
Excerpt: In Jonah Hex , Josh Brolin creates one of the most memorable and entertaining on screen heroes since Hellboy. And then he’s wasted on a movie which doesn’t seem to know what it’s doing, where it’s going, or why anyone bothered to make it in the first place. It’s not a problem at first, because it takes a few minutes before the movie bothers to attempt some sort of plot.
Excerpt: Bad movies aren’t what they used to be. More specifically, bad movies that make it into theaters these days usually have a base level of competence that sets them apart from the bad movies of yesteryear. Dullness dwells where incompetence used to call home. The Raja Gosnells far outnumber the Ed Woods. But every once in a while, a film limps into theaters so stitched together, it’s a wonder it doesn’t rip apart in the projector. Jonah Hex is such a film.