Thanks to Boris Karloff’s career-defining performance in 1931’s Frankenstein, we tend to think of Mary Shelley’s revivified monster as old flat-top, groovin’ up slowly. But in Lionsgate’s upcoming I, Frankenstein, the creature has shed the neck-bolts and picked up some improved syntax. As played by Aaron Eckhart—who previously played monsters of the more human sort in films like In the Company of Men and The Dark Knight—Frank is closer to the author’s original vision of a well-spoken, emotionally vulnerable being experiencing a major existential crisis. Although I don’t believe Shelley ever had her creation using his advanced skills in Kali stick-fighting to participate in a centuries-old war between evil demons and sentinel gargoyles, but I admit I haven’t read the novel since high school. READ FULL STORY
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