When I watch Re-Animator, I want to go to medical school and explore dangerous frontiers of medical science, like conquering brain death.
When I watch Twister, I want to be a storm-chaser, tear-arsing through the midwest to the eye of the maelstrom while others flee or hunker down for safety, dedicated to the science of understanding the weather that torments us.
When I watch Danger: Diabolik, I want to be a thief. It’s just that simple. While I am highly suggestible, these films all sell me so fully on the dramatic value of their premises and the professions of the lead characters that I have to believe it ain’t just me.
Danger:Diabolik follows Italian “fumetti” comic strip character Diabolik, a…