In Mary Shelley's 1818 novel, Victor Frankenstein recoiled in horror at the creature he gave life to moments after it was complete. Many critics, including the CBC's Eli Glasner, have done the same in the wake of its latest film interpretation, I, Frankenstein.
Based on the graphic novel by Kevin Geroux and directed by Stuart Beattie, gone is the green-skinned creature moviegoers knew as Frankenstein's monster from Boris Karloff's 1931 version. Instead we have a well-groomed, brooding Adam Frankenstein played by Aaron Eckhart.
Eckhart finds himself in the modern day, 200 years after his creation and caught in a war between demons and gargoyles. The demon lord Prince Naberius, played by Bill Nighy doing the best with the material he's given, wants to use the science that breathed life into Adam Frankenstein to win the war by resurrecting the dead into an unstoppable army.
Watch the video above as Eli Glasner takes apart the monster of a movie, piece by piece.