What’s in an Ending? – A Look at I Am Legend

Guest Writer – Michael J. Miller

Photo Credit - I Am Legend
Photo Credit – I Am Legend

In 2007 Will Smith starred as Robert Neville in I Am Legend, the second cinematic adaptation of Richard Matheson’s 1954 short story of the same name (the first being 1971’s The Omega Man).  I Am Legend is the story of one man left alone in a world of vampires.  The 2007 film received a fair bit of criticism for significantly departing from the plot of the novel, especially in regard to the ending.  However, personally, I think the changes were necessary (and quite brilliant).  We have three very different endings with three very specific challenges to the nature of our humanity. Continue reading “What’s in an Ending? – A Look at I Am Legend”

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What’s in an Ending? – A Look at I Am Legend