“Hellboy II: The Golden Army” is a 2008 superhero film written and directed by Guillermo del Toro. It is a sequel to 2004’s Hellboy, and both films are based on the character created by Mike Mignola. It stars Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, and Doug Jones, who all reprise their roles from the first film. The film follows Hellboy (Perlman) and his team from the Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense as they go up against Prince Nuada of the elves and his indestructible mechanical army. Nuada is only seeking the total destruction of humanity. Del Toro has created a thrill ride of a fantasy movie with imaginative effects, with characters that grounded and more than just a cut out. Perlman is perfect as the bording supernatural hero. The film received an Oscar nomination for Best Makeup. It has also spawned a third movie.
The Beer Lover’s Guide To The Movies pairs this film with Tecate Light Beer. This is an American Light Lager with a 4.2% ABV. It is a clear golden color with a big white head on it that quickly dies down. You pick up on corn and grains in its aroma. It tastes of sweet light grains and malts. It has medium carbonation, with a clean, smooth, and refreshing taste. This is the beer Hellboy is shown drinking in the film. Sip this as you watch the film and get into the demon’s headspace.