Elektra Reviews

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April 23, 2019
The special effects are well realized and enough attention is paid to the character of Elektra to make her a formidable rival to any number of Wolverines.
August 29, 2018
This movie passes the Bechdel Test and the Knope Friendship Test. It's also way better than it gets credit for.
July 14, 2015
Garner, who showed a promising comic touch last year in 13 Going On 30, does her movie career no favors here.
July 14, 2015
The problem is Elektra is not among the most compelling of characters. She doesn't have enough humanity and the story not enough depth to sustain us between fight scenes.
July 14, 2015
If the film isn't as bad as some others in the comics-to-cinema genre (Halle Berry's Catwoman has rather lowered the bar), that's not to say it's good.
July 14, 2015
Worth a look.
July 14, 2015
Daredevil's lady friend Elektra gets a solo outing in this insipid action adventure.
July 14, 2015
Even the action scenes flirt with tedium.
July 14, 2015
Studio dross of the lowest grade.
July 14, 2015
Having died in Daredevil, Elektra has returned without a vengeance to bore us all to death.
July 14, 2015
Every line, every plot twist, every digitally processed so-called fight scene will be easily foretold.
July 14, 2015
Elektra is an inaction movie, as vague, impersonal, and uninvolving as superhero flicks get, and they can get pretty impersonal.
July 14, 2015
There isn't a whisper of spontaneity.
July 14, 2015
A curiously ponderous affair, with an excess of pop psychology character background and cod-Eastern mysticism and not enough fun or action.
July 14, 2015
The movie's dominant visual tone is bronzed grunge, and its emotional tone is depressive.
December 24, 2010
Violent comic book movie with lingerie costumes.
July 7, 2010
Some comic properties should just be left on the page.
April 29, 2009
An utterly embarrassing misfire with poor performances, contrived elements, and a weak premise.
October 18, 2008
Elektra is a strange and emotionally distant picture, redeemed, if not completely, by a nice climactic battle, some moody visuals and a star who seems to be working as hard as she can to heat up a character designed to be chilly.
August 7, 2008
For all its slow-mo kick-flying and computer-generated mysticism, the story is tissue-thin and simple to the point of being simpleminded.
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