Thursday, July 8, 2010

Dylan Dog

"I don't trust a man who doesn't tear up a little watching Old Yeller." -- Bob Dylan

5 comments:

Tulkinghorn said...

I don't trust a man who doesn't tear up a LOT watching the final episode of this season's Dr. Who...

(Your title gets the Best Obscure Italian Comic Book Reference award for the year...)

Generic said...

I aim to please.

The Lamberto Bava movie version starred Rupert Everett and the astonishinge Asia Argento. Does that count as annoying casting news?

Generic said...

Actually that's completely wrong. I was thinking of this.

Generic said...

"In 1994 Italian director Michele Soavi directed the film Dellamorte Dellamore (known abroad as Cemetery Man or Of Death and Love), with a screenplay written by Giovanni Romoli and based on Tiziano Sclavi's similarly titled novel.[4] Francesco Dellamorte (his mother's surname was Dellamore) - a sort of Italian alter ego for Dylan Dog - appears for the first time in the third special issue of Dylan Dog, Orrore nero (Black Horror), released July 1989, in which he met the Nightmares Detective, but the Sclavi's novel was written before the special issue.

Francesco Dellamorte also appears in a short sequel of Orrore nero, entitled Stelle cadenti (Falling stars), where Dylan, Groucho, Francesco and Gnaghi are walking together during saint Lawrence's night, watching shooting stars and talking about life and death. But they are not alone, that night...

English actor Rupert Everett played the protagonist, Francesco Dellamorte, while Italian model and actress Anna Falchi played the female lead. Although Everett, playing Dellamorte, wore Dylan Dog's trademark costume, the Dylan Dog character did not appear in the movie."

Nerdiest blog post ever.

Tulkinghorn said...

According to Netflix, playing Dylan Dog (relocated to New Orleans) is what Brandon Routh has been doing while waiting for Warner Bros. to return his calls....

No member reviews, oddly enough, although the imdb comment thread has this cri de coeur (it looks like the calls for a boycott have been effective):


Only similar between Dylan Dog comix and this movie is name of main character.
There is not even one character which appars in comix.
They are not in London, thay are in Louisiana.
Good european comicbook will be turned into stupid Hollywood movie.

I will not pay even 1 cent to see this movie.
Join me DD fans.