Movie Talk – Will Smith as Hancock

I’m going to admit this publicly: I am a BIG Will Smith fan.  I mean really big.  I mean Fresh Prince of Bel-Air big.  I see him as a big kid.  You probably think I’m crazy, right?   Well, I’m not. I’m talking about Will Smith, the actor, the guy I see on screen.  I have no clue how he handles his business or his personal life, and to be honest, I don’t want to know.  Let’s just keep Will on the screen for now.

That said, I saw his new movie, Hancock, on Monday.  After I am Legend, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  I am Legend just didn’t work for me.  What’s this about an actor doing a movie with no other people.  Strikes me as a bit ego-centric but I’m getting off topic here.

Anyway, Hancock was wonderful!  I enjoyed it a lot.  The movie got mixed reviews, and lot of the major reviewers made not-so-nice comments about the second half of the movie.  Well, the second-half made the movie for me.  Hancock is the perfect date movie–something for him, something for her.  After you watch it, and I recommend that you do, you’ll see what I mean.

Hancock is rated PG-13 “for some intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and language.”  Hancock’s language is atrocious, I have to admit, and unnecessarily so.  I don’t think it added to his characterization in any way.

If you go see it, let me know what you think.

6 thoughts on “Movie Talk – Will Smith as Hancock

  1. I’ll probably see Hancock when it comes on DVD. The 18mth won’t sit long enough for a movie, so I’m waiting patiently.

    Loved I am Legend, I bought the DVD. The alternate ending is worth the DVD. Watch it again.

  2. I saw Hancock the other weekend. I’m a Will Smith fan too and Hancock was really good! The twist in the middle – that was pretty cool! I like the storyline overall.

  3. I went to see Hancock on this past Friday(18th).. I thought it was a very good movie. We were warned before hand about the twist in the storyline, the transition was not the smoothest, but after you got through that part – it was cool.

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