Friday, December 14, 2007

Movie Review: I am Legend

I Am Legend is set in a starkly empty future Manhattan. Much thought and work has gone into the art direction in creating it’s unique look and atmosphere. They’re the films greatest strengths. Stunning glimpses of what a city could look like when a plague wipes out human life are around every corner - forests of weeds thrusting through city pavement, disrepair and emptiness in contrast with what were once bustling streets with the grand, optimistic architecture that makes New York unique. And for the purposes of the story, the centre of the universe.

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