Flooby Reviews
FC vs. the LSH
TJ's Web Log
Mike's Web Log
About Flooby.com
Flooby Carrot!
Current Mood:
The current mood of tjo@flooby.com at www.imood.com
Misc. Other Blogs
3x Thursday
Adventure 247
Are We Married?
Babeland's Blog
Balloon Juice
Bats Left/Throws Right
The Beat
Bleeding Cool
Blog at Newsarama
Blogger Buzz
Bread of the Apocalypse
Burbank Democratic Club
By Ken Levine
Chris's Invincible Super-Blog
Cripple the Bitch
Crooks and Liars
DC Women Kicking Ass
Diana Gabaldon
Dateline: Silver Age
E-Scribblers.com Blog
E's Truth...or Not
Esquire Politics Blog
Filling the Well
Flawed Diamonds
Forbidden Falls Kourier
Glenn Greenwald
Greg Rucka
The Huffington Post
Jane's World Blog-o-rama
Jonathan Turley
Kris Dresen Draws
KOCO-TV Weather Blog
Mark's Super Blog
Maximum Verbosity
Mike's Rewired Geek Blog
News from Me
Publick Nuisance
Project Rooftop
ravings of a sparrow
Reality Blurred
Robin Hobb
run jen run
S O'Terrick Illuminations
Sadly, No!
Smart Bitches Who Love Trashy Novels
The Source
Uber Etc.
Women and Words

My Ebay Crap

Million for Marriage.org--Organizing a million people for civil marriage equality.
Powered by Blogger---www.weblog.com
my currently-reading shelf:
my currently-reading shelf
Tamara's Flooby Web Log

Sunday, February 20, 2005


Mike and I made it to a movie today. Damn lucky too because when we got out of the movie we called Gayle to see if it was okay for us to get something to eat sans kids. Alas, it wasn't to be since Gayle informed us Cal had been puking for the last thirty minutes. Yep, it looks like the Hodge Lodge will get to experience the fun Mike did. Wonder when it'll hit me and it will. We've been through this before and just when I think I'll be safe because I'm feeling fine, it gets me. So puke-a-thon here I come.

Before the joyful news of Cal's pukage, we had a good time watching the Constantine movie. It's based on a comic book published by DC Comics called Hellblazer. Was it true to the comic? Sort of. It kept the spirit of the comic but changed some basic things like the location and the nationality of John Constantine--he's British in the comic and American in the film.

Die-hard Hellblazer fans probably won't like this movie but I enjoyed it. Keanu Reaves plays the title character, which was another bone of contention among Hellblazer fans. I agree, a Brit in the role would have been better but I'm not a member of the I hate Keanu club and thought he did a decent job. Plus I like looking at him.

As a comic book movie translated to the screen, Hellblazer succeeded admirably. The story was well paced and the actors chosen for the supporting roles were fantastic. Tilda Swinton as the angel Gabriel and Peter Stormare as Satan were inspired choices. If you like horror flicks that take their time, give Constantine a shot.

I enjoyed this flick and will be adding it to my comic book movies collection when it comes out on DVD.

posted by Tamara - 4:39 PM -- Link to this entry
(4) comments   Show / Post Comments   Hide Comments

Home | Flooby Reviews | Flooby Reviews Archives | Flaming Carrot vs. the Legion of Super-Heroes | TJ's Web Log
Mike's Web Log | About Flooby.com | Flooby Carrot! | Who is the Flaming Carrot? | Links | E-Mail

Flaming Carrot and Flaming Carrot Comics © 2000 Bob Burden.