Buy i am legend at the book depository legend-richard-matheson/9780765318749/a_aid=booksandquills goodreads http://www loved this review happy to know it's not like the film i did enjoy the film but i love when the books are a little different because. The last man alive is not alone another adaptation of richard matheson's 1954 novel, already brought to life with charlton heston in 'the omega man', stars will smith as robert neville, a lone survivor of a vampire virus, who busies himself with preparing for a nightly attack in a deserted new york city reputedly the film. Will smith is the last man on earth in the third movie adaptation of richard matheson's classic 1954 vampire novel set in a devastated, deserted manhattan - ground zero for a viral plague that's turned humans into ghouls - i am legend sees smith deliver a surprisingly moving performance as he wanders. This post-apocalyptic zombie-based film is strong thanks to in part the special effect/cgi work as well as the strong lead of will smith i am legend is graphic in the realms of loneliness and isolation and makes a solid film for audiences to enjoy 4/5 more eugene bernabe super reviewer will smith stars as a military. I am legend movie reviews & metacritic score: robert neville is a brilliant scientist, but even he could not contain the terrible virus that was unstoppable. Read the empire review of i am legend find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. The movie itself: our reviewer's take richard matheson's 1954 science fiction classic 'i am legend' has endured one of the most torturous cinematic gestations of any novel in memory the story has been adapted twice before (first as the last man on earth' in 1964, then as 1971's campy 'the omega. In i am legend's finest scene, military scientist robert neville (will smith), the last human survivor of an apocalyptic virus, visits a manhattan video rental store and begins talking to mannequins, all of which have been carefully arranged in a facsimile of an everyday social scene now extinct in the desolate.
Let me being this review by saying that i never saw any of the movie adaptations of this book i turned the first page of i am legend with zero knowledge of what hollywood did to it because a friend of mine gave me an important warning he said: when it comes to this story, there is no movie there is just the book. What did you think of this hollywood action film did it tick all the blockbuster boxes or did will smith's performance have you rooting for the zombies. But there are worse people to be stranded with than smith, the star (and nearly the sole human presence) of francis lawrence's i am legend in an unusual departure from standard action-movie pacing, the opening is unrushed and nearly dialogue-free (though the presence of neville's dog, sam, does.
While i am legend is reasonably absorbing, it can be difficult to focus on the film that actually made it to the screen, instead of the many versions that didn't the latest adaptation of richard matheson's 1954 novella i am legend (following 1964's the last man on earth, 1971's the omega man, and this. I am legend details i am legend images i am legend news i am legend review i am legend is an absolutely uncompromising film, the solitary and hopeless story of one man, staying alive and refusing to surrender even when there's no longer any reason to continue it sticks with that too, not as a setup to some big. I am legend, the third cinematic adaptation of richard matheson's novel, has been in development for a very long time originally slated to star arnold schwarzenegger and be directed by ridley scott, this movie has kicked around for so long that by. Unfortunately, after those first 10 minutes it's all downhill for i am legend, as the film descends into a monster-movie malaise starring a horde of balding cgi monsters that look like refugees from a video game and that will scare absolutely no one, save those who worry that green-screening is ruining the.
I am legend” is one of the best movies i have ever seen it's so good, i saw it i. Review: 'i am legend' a taut thriller story highlights three years after a medical breakthrough, something is wrong in new york will smith is cool and unflappable as he takes on flesh-eating mutants version of richard matheson's sci-fi novel flags at the end but mostly good next article in entertainment.
Based on the 1954 novel by richard matheson, i am legend is the story of robert neville, the last man on earth, with some zombie-vampires thrown in for action. It is totally cool to see manhattan devoid of people as will smith and his dog roam the ruins after a virus wipes out the population or did it strange things come out at night i'll say no more and won't need to if you've read richard matheson's classic 1954 novel or seen the two previous screen versions,. Peter bradshaw: will smith plays the military scientist robert neville, left utterly alone in an eerily deserted new york city after a virus wipes out the human race. Film review: i am legend starring will smith, alice braga, charlie tahan, salli richardson, willow smith, darrell foster, april grace, dash mihok, and joanna numata music by james newton howard cinematography by andrew lesnie, asc production design by naomi shohan costume design by.
No matter which way warner bros markets will smith's new movie -- be it as a castaway-style solo acting exercise or a futuristic monster movie -- i am legend is fundamentally a wow picture, a work of spectacle that shows audiences their world in a way that it's never been seen before smith himself set.
The 10 year anniversary of director francis lawrence's i am legend just passed in december, the will smith-starring film of course an adaptation of richard matheson's same-named novella the film was a smash hit at the box office, raking in $585 million worldwide, but what does lawrence think about. I am legend, directed by francis lawrence, is the latest adaptation of richard matheson's 1954 novel of the same name, following two earlier versions - the last man on earth (1964) and the omega man (1971) - of which the latter, starring charlton heston, used to give young children the willies when it. Robert neville (will smith) is a brilliant scientist, but even he could not contain the terrible virus that was unstoppable, incurable and manmade somehow immune, neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of new york city and maybe the world but he is not alone he is surrounded by the infected- victims of.