God loses faith in mankind and sends his angels to begin the apocalypse. A pregnant waitress (Palicki) and the Archangel Michael (Bettany) are humanity's only hope for survival. Unfortunately, they're trapped in a diner with a host of underdeveloped stock characters prone to long, boring speeches, wasting the time and talent of everyone involved. Director Stewart is well-versed in horror movie cliches and not afraid to use them to bludgeon the audience, but doesn't seem to realize that a thriller about the end of the entire world shouldn't be exclusively set in a truck stop. If humanity in this film is as stupid as the characters depicted, there's no wonder God gave up on them.
Hollywood loves the end of the world. Whether it's a giant meteor, space aliens, or global warming, nothing gets a movie executive more excited than a fresh bold way to completely annihilate human civilization. Legion is the low-budget, biblical, bastard child of these films. What it lacks in awe-inspiring ...Read More