“I remember watching it when it first came out (I was just 11 years old) and I remember loving it. When I saw just it again just yesterday my view hasn't changed one bit. Let me tell you one thing: This is directed by Guillermo Del Toro and that's one of the reasons why this film rocks. Had this been directed by Spielberg, well, this would've been E.T with a large big ape. Del Toro can make fantasy/sci-fi movies just like that. It's all to easy for him and Hellboy is one such example.
The pace of the film is brilliant and the violence is superbly detailed. Yea, that's right, none of the cartoony violence. Granted, Ron Perlman was never in my Top 10 but who could dislike him as the titular character? Just like Nicholson and Downey, Jr., he takes an uncanny relish in his role and m” read more