It's Actually "Heracles."


I am of two minds about this trailer for Hercules, starring Dwayne Johnson and directed by Brett Ratner. On one hand, Ratner does not inspire the greatest confidence as a film maker. As far as I'm concerned, the only film he's competently put together was Red Dragon, and that film had no artisitic soul. It was paint by numbers, that film. Additionally, Greek mythology and Hollywood have a very poor track record together (see: pretty much everything having to do with Greek mythology).

On the other hand, as someone who has spent an not inconsiderable amount of time studying Greek mythology and love those stories to an extent some might consider unhealth, I get a tingling sensation seeing glimpses of the labours playing out in this trailer. I spy the Hydra, Cerberus, the Nemean Lion and the Erymanthian Boar, and that makes me excited in my geekiest of places.
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Adopting the descriptor of "successfully unpublished author", MR. Clark began writing things on the internet in 2012, which he believed to be an entirely reputable and civilized place to find and deliver information. He regrets much.

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