Jack the Giant Slayer Reviews

January 3, 2014
Forget that Giant Slayer feels photocopied and is entirely unnecessary. It's just not exciting.
March 19, 2013
A mash-up of old-school heroism, pantomime villainy, starstruck lovers and post-'Shrek' archness, it's more exhausting than exhilarating.
March 4, 2013
It's fast, rousing, and blessedly brief - under two hours instead of, say, nine in three bladder-straining installments.
March 1, 2013
Unlike Peter Jackson with the overstuffed The Hobbit,[director Bryan]Singer shies away from the epic and settles for entertaining. Sometimes that's more than enough.
March 1, 2013
Not awful, not wonderful, Jack the Giant Slayer is a midrange fairy tale epic that's a lot more ho-hum than fee-fi-fo-fum.
March 1, 2013
Jack the Giant Slayer is slight, but consistently amusing.
March 1, 2013
The movie feels so much like a video game that your fingers instinctively itch to do something, though a Jack video game isn't one we'd really want to play.
March 1, 2013
The script sets up the situation and characters nicely, and the actors are terrific.
March 1, 2013
Although it often feels there's more of mechanics than the muse keeping Jack the Giant Slayer going, this sprightly fairy tale reworking is full of beans, smartly written and packs plenty of fun.
March 1, 2013
While it's fine for a director to explore his childhood inspirations, you hope he would bring something a bit more personal to it.