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X-Men: The Last Stand Reviews

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Joshua Starnes
January 7, 2011
It's kinda lame. There's slightly more to it than that, but basically, that's what X-Men: The Last Stand boils down to.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
John P. McCarthy
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
May 29, 2006
Judging by this third and purportedly final installment, the X-gene has been tapped out.
Julian Roman
June 3, 2006
It is a shell of its predecessors, a technical exercise that is utterly devoid of substance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
May 25, 2006
When other mutants approach Leech, their special talents vanish. It's much the same effect Ratner has on actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Fernando F. Croce
August 30, 2009
Nothing really feels at stake other than box-office opening-weekend numbers
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Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
May 26, 2006
Oppressive overkill can suck the life from any hallowed institution. Even, dare say it, the X-Men.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Edward Douglas
May 23, 2006
Never really achieves its full potential...doesn't live up to the expectations set by the previous movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.5/10
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
May 25, 2006
A couple of mutants die in X-Men: The Last Stand but not nearly enough to save this boring mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
May 23, 2006
A dreary species of empty pomp and circumstance, far too similar to many of its summer movie brethren and disappointingly dissimilar from its superior predecessors.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Jeff Otto
October 4, 2006
Disposable entertainment that passes the time with flickering images of flashy camera cuts and explosions before disappearing from memory before the popcorn is digested...
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Rob Gonsalves
July 23, 2007
It has no passion, no connection to where we are now, and in a series whose stories have heretofore spoken dark truths about American intolerance, that matters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald
May 26, 2006
I can't say I was entranced this time round.
Joshua Tyler
May 24, 2006
Ratner tries desperately to mimic the style and substance of Singer's movies, but imitation is all it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Christy Lemire
Associated Press
May 25, 2006
The nuance and complexity of character that made the first two X-Men movies more compelling than the typically mindless summer blockbuster are gone in X-Men: The Last Stand.
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
June 27, 2006
Sadly, "X" didn't mark the spot convincingly this time around. Ratner directs with all the urgency of a nervous Nellie with a bladder problem.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
David Cornelius
May 31, 2006
This is a stupid, hateful, ignorant movie, one of the very worst comic book films ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound
July 14, 2007
The results are less than x-citing.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth
April 27, 2008
The film exists solely to give the Comic Book Guys of the world a chance to see all their favorite action figures, life size and in full form.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Mike Ward
May 26, 2006
Watching the actors is like watching Elton John try to make out with Anne Heche. They go through the motions in a totally disingenuous display, except Wolverine doesn't break out into an impromptu "Rocket Man" to ease the awkwardness.
Nick Rogers
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)
May 26, 2006
Wolverine takes it personally when hit below the belt with a sucker punch. As a paying audience member, so should you. It's a vending-machine movie all the way, with none of the mood, charm or style that has preceded it.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
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