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Beowulf Reviews

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Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
January 18, 2008
And one more bonus, the technology almost convinces us Angelina Jolie can act. Revolutionary, indeed.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Kevin A. Ranson
MovieCrypt.com
January 16, 2008
... a real-life Dungeons & Dragons story brought to life... While not quite as epic as 300, it's still one hell of a good ride.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/4.0
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons
January 15, 2008
A feast of imagery coupled with magnificent drama, a rare cinematic marriage that is destined for box office gold and deservedly so.
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
January 14, 2008
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Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
December 21, 2007
The 3-D effects are relatively tasteful, and the visuals often stunning.
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
December 19, 2007
Somebody needs to tell the director to get his head out of the computer and back into humanity, because "Beowulf," while exciting at the end, is sorely lacking in humanity throughout.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Roger Tennis
Cinemaclips.com
December 12, 2007
"Beowulf" is an astounding, eye-popping 3-D makeover of the ancient Old English tale. If you have a choice, go see the 3-D version for added depth. "Beowulf" is a monstrous treat.
Full Review| Original Score: 4/5
David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org
December 7, 2007
For all the visual wizardry at work on screen in Robert Zemeckis' "Beowulf," it's a wonder I found myself leaving the theater feeling lifeless and unenthusiastic.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card
December 7, 2007
Yes! Rock solid direction. The dynamic ups, downs, humor, and grit of the film are artfully managed to create a very sweet piece that builds smartly and climaxes commandingly.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Nathaniel Rogers
Film Experience
December 7, 2007
Things I never expected to see in a major motion picture...
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
December 1, 2007
We are the point of technological nirvana in which it makes sense to someone somewhere to use millions of dollars in money and thousands of hours of labor to digitally recreate that which an old-fashioned (dare I say outdated?) technology already provides
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
November 27, 2007
Vale mais pela experiência visual que representa do que pela história que conta.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michael Ferraro
Bronsonfive
November 26, 2007
How can a film based on such a classic piece of literature, with the cache of talent behind it, be so drab?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
November 26, 2007
Simultaneously celebrates and critiques the audience's centuries-spanning hunger for heroic epics...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Tom Charity
CNN.com
November 24, 2007
An excellent showcase for the advantages of computer-generated animation.
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News
November 23, 2007
A wacky pop-lit hybrid that combines Lord of the Rings nerd appeal with Viking-movie brio, seasoned with naughty bits.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
November 22, 2007
The film is aimed at young males, and this target market will thoroughly enjoy it %u2013 probably several times
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
November 22, 2007
The biggest criticism has nothing to do with the movie itself but with the morons on the MPAA board.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 22, 2007
Looks like the world's longest cut scene but neither as good nor as bad as it could have been. Demands the 3D large screen to be seen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
November 22, 2007
The oldest story in the English language (dating from about AD 700) combines with state of the art graphic technology to create a fast-paced and exhilarating heroic adventure.
Full Review| Original Score: 8/10
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