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X-Men Origins - Wolverine Reviews

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
January 8, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Ali Gray
September 29, 2012
Straight off the bat: this movie features more shots of muscle-bound men looking up at the camera and yelling "RAAWWWRGH!" than any other I can remember. It's the shoutiest film of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
February 18, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out
November 18, 2011
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy
July 7, 2010
It is not as good as the second X-Men film but it is on par with the first and an improvement over the third.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
July 7, 2010
Entertainingly testosterone-fueled.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Laremy Legel
July 7, 2010
You won't be upset you saw it, you'll have some fun, you'll see Wolvie beat the living hell out of a helicopter.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
October 9, 2009
Hey, it won't win any awards but it does the trick...
Brian Holcomb
September 23, 2009
Packed with claw-shredding action and adventure, the film more or less delivers what it promises. The problem lies with what it promises.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies
September 21, 2009
It's funny how much I'll forgive just to watch Jackman play this raging mutant again.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Rossiter Drake
San Francisco Examiner
June 11, 2009
Wolverine is big, dumb fun, a popcorn movie if ever there was one. And it's probably the only movie this summer to feature a superhero whose most dazzling talent seems to be shuffling a deck of cards.
| Original Score: 3/4
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
June 10, 2009
There is no shame in being a crowd pleaser, and Jackman and Schreiber deliver the snarling, sibling goods and make the film thoroughly enjoyable, if not memorable.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Fr. Chris Carpenter
Movie Dearest
May 24, 2009
A pretty darn good, worthy prequel.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Victor Olliver
May 20, 2009
Kevin Irwin - Stepping out of the shadows of his X-Men pals, Hugh Jackman's feral mutant gets his own back story - minus a true explanation of his glorious sideburns. It's a knowing foundation for franchise glory.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
May 15, 2009
Wolverine is unapologetically nothing more than a big, loud, effects-driven summer action movie--and a whole lot of fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
May 8, 2009
"Wolverine" has zip for depth, but since it never sold itself as such, who cares? This is the action movie the advertising campaign promised, and Hood comes through with plenty of scenes that satisfy on a visceral level.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
May 8, 2009
As pure pulp entertainment, it works.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Nick Setchfield
SFX Magazine
May 8, 2009
We're soon mired in a predictable tale of revenge, an escalating series of empty tragedies occurring to half-sketched characters that ultimately packs all the emotional resonance of a night on the Xbox.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Bob Grimm
Reno News and Review
May 7, 2009
I had a good time with this. Jackman makes it worthwhile. Not as good as the first two X-Men films, but better than the third. Sorry haters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Todd R. Ramlow
May 7, 2009
Scary as Hugh Jackman's vascular body may be, it's also perfectly appropriate as a visual extension of the weaponization of Wolverine.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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