Legion is a film with a terrible reputation – overwhelmingly, reviews were rather negative. As a result, my expectations were not high.
I decided to watch it anyway, for two reasons – firstly, it has Paul Bettany in it, an actor compelling enough to make Wimbledon entertaining. Secondly, I adore dark fantasy films, particularly ones with ridiculous weaponry and conflicts. I will watch anything with repeating crossbows and pious-yet-pithy one liners.
Legion, directed by Scott Stewart, flips the script slightly on the general formula. Unlike other films in the same genre, humanity is not under attack by vampires. Nor yet werewolves, or zombies, or demons. Instead, mankind is under assault by the heavenly hosts. Continue reading “Legion (2010) – Review”