There’s something rotten in Jonah Hex
-- and it’s not the horrific scars on the lone-gunman hero’s face. From the lackluster direction to the equally flat one-liners, this DC Comics third-stringer gunslinger finds himself in one sorry example of uninspired modern Western filmmaking. By bringing little that’s new to the table -- nor even serving up time-honored cliches in a gratifying way, the Warner Bros. picture limps its way across the screen from the awkward animated beginning to the “jump away from the explosion” ending. Uneven storytelling devices aside, the film is just bland. By adding the supernatural twist to the character, this cinematic version had ...