I, Frankenstein Saturday, 21 September 2019

I, Frankenstein

Additional Info

  • Rating:

    M: Fantasy violence.

  • The pitch:

    NOT Frankenstein.

  • Starring:

    Aaron Eckhart, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Bill Nighy, Jai Courtney, Socratis Otto, Aden Young

  • Directed by:

    Stuart Beattie

  • Running time:

    92 minutes

  • Rated:

    M (Australia), 12 (UK), PG-13 (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE:

    Characters are attacked, near-choked, thrown though the air, vaporised, stabbed, beheaded, pursued, punched, bound, chained, slashed, punched, burned, throat-slit, threatened, strangled. A body is thrown from a bridge, a character hangs precariously, characters fall from a high ledge. Animal testing, stick-fighting. Collapsed building, smashed objects, broken glass, property damage. Screaming, roaring, growling, shouting, arguing. Bludgeoning mentioned. Blood/gore: Corpses. Wound-stitching, bloody cut, bloody mouth. Wrapped corpse, body bags. Facial scars, stitched flesh. Graphics and drawings of organs, veins.

  • SEX/NUDITY:

    Shirtless males. Cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE:

    Alcohol (spirits). Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE:

    S-word. Religious references and exclamation. Name-calling.

  • THEMES:

    Frankenstein's monster, Doctor Victor Frankenstein, mad scientists, demons, immortality, curses, reincarnation, reanimation, animal testing, transformation, journals, betrayal, ascension, the supernatural.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS:

    Murdered wife. Cemetery setting. Burial. Gargoyles, demons, fiery/winged creatures, sharp teeth, horns, rat. Lightning, fire, fireballs, sparks. Drool.

  • CRITICS LIKE:

    Solid performances, good special effects, good makeup, adequate fight scenes, muscular setting, trashy fun, gothic score.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE:

    Soulless, humdrum, economical, processed, franchise-ready, cheesy, familiar, unfun, ludicrous, gloomy, dumb, clumsy, ill-advised, tedious. Underwritten mythology, gaping plot holes, visually confusing battles, bizarre casting choices, nonsensical storyline, comic dialogue, mediocre production design, uninspired 3D.

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