Watching Hercules Movie in Malaysia 2014

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Hercules turned out to be mercenary and working as a team despite what we knew about Hercules in the first movie in this year



Killing Lion, Boar, Wolf and water creature were one of my 12 labors. This is the best because it has thick skin like steel and my arrow is not able to penetrate the flesh.  




I think we can say this safely " another Hercules movie really ? " There were two Hercules movies in less than one year. Surprisingly, both movies have very identical synopsis. Dwayne Johnson acted as Hercules or his stage name " The Rock ", He is really good in this role. It a smart move by Hollywood dramatize the movie portraying Hercules as human as possible to fool audience that he actually can be defeated in this movie. This movie is about Betray, war, superhuman strength and muscles.


I could remembered how much Hercules wanted to know the result of the battle he wanted to know whether it holds any chance of victory. He repeatedly asked that prophet who could foresee his own death and future. I think Hercules is being not honest to himself all this time. Liken to many Hercules movie, Dwayne Johnson pretended half of the movie he was just an ordinary man, bleed like a mortal, wanted to have family and peace especially the human nature of greed. He likes gold that why he formed mercenary right ?


What is the point of watching this movie if the audience knew Hercules is going to kick every bad guy butt ? There were never a single moment I thought Hercules were going to win the war because how the writer and director wanted the audience to badly believe Hercules is going to lose every single battle in the movie. First match was the battle with this possessed dead man. Hercules was leading former business men and farmers to a war they largely do not have any experience and training. In the other hands, the bad guy were totally devastated when the chariot strategy killed every single bad guy who tried to penerate the defense. I thought the good guy is going to lose. Did you see the tattoos they all got on their body ?? It really scary ! 

It all about lies, propaganda and magnifying the strength of the army. The second battle disappointed me ( Not really ) I thought it would have been another bloody The Lord of the Ring fight scenes. But, It turned out was a easy one to fight because the centaur and magician were just simply not existence and only exist in fairy tale story. No one seem to get hurt badly because Hercules and his gang trained an army of true warrior.

There were few amazing scenes worth to be mentioned and few good part of the movie. First one will be the introduction of Hercules team. I believe there were 5 of them. One who could predict his death and future. His life must be very miserable to know his death is on it way. Second one who wield double sword and does not talk much the whole movie he only managed to speak " Hercules " then he died. Third one was the knife thrower who abandoned Hercules and his friends for golds. Fourth is Amazon sharpshooter who apparently too hot for that role I am expecting a little bit darker skin but anyways the movie needed sexy girl. Last one is the talkative storyteller who amplifies Hercules story.


The best part of the movie would be Hercules was chained under a dungeon. He was forced to witness the killing of innocent by wicked conqueror . Besides, Hercules get to know the truth about his family death. Betrayal by his own king who he had been very loyal to. Hercules fought the three dark-skinned wolf not from Harry Potter or Hell, it just normal, hungry, fierce wolves. The moment he shouted " I'm Hercules " thanked to the prophet effort stimulating him, he broke chains with his superhuman strength preventing the dead of a mother.

The deceiving part of the movie I must stressed that the trailer we have seen when Hercules fought Hydra, Lion and boar it were not worth to mention at all. The movie never elaborate much about those fights because it might be due to tight burden. CGI is a very expensive work. We went to the cinema and sit down thought it going to be the movie about Dwayne Johnson fought these three creatures. 

The story is so exaggerated this is my first time seeing Hercules was using a big wooden tree or branch as a weapon of choice. Although he had been showing to us he was good in archery or swordplay but he prefer holding a big tree on his hand like an uncivilized man. He did said something like dislike civilization !

Is just me thinking or that this ending is very familiar ?? The Rock movie " The Scorpian King " has this ending too. He is the good guy and be praised by masses. 


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