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May. 2, 2009by: Mike Sampson

Whether you saw it last night at the midnight screenings, are skipping work/school to check it out first thing this morning or are biding your time until tonight, we want to know what you thought of X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE! Was it everything you hoped it would be and then some? Was it a massive disappointment? And what secret post-credit coda did you get to see?

This article will be open all weekend and we encourage all comers to leave their reviews in the Strike Backs below. Mild spoilers are OK but please refrain from detailing every single ounce of the plot. To help celebrate the release of the film, I compiled all 13 covers of the original "Weapon X" miniseries. It's an absolute must-read and certainly one of the best comic miniseries I've read in my lifetime.







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4:37PM on 05/06/2009

DVD

Wonder if the directors cut or whatever would be any better on DVD since I heard it was "watered down" a little bit??
Wonder if the directors cut or whatever would be any better on DVD since I heard it was "watered down" a little bit??
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4:34PM on 05/06/2009

Ehh not great but OK...

I think everyones expectations were waaaay to high. Did it follow the comics to the tee noo.....nor did the other x men movies. But they were still enjoyable. Orgins was cheesy in places...but it was worth the 7 bucks I spent to see it.

As for loosing his memory...while I do think it was cheesy....and the anamantium(sp?) bullets didn't add up well.( witch blade and wolvie fought claw to claw.....neight got any ground nor did thier claws get dulled) Either way Stryker explained HOW the
I think everyones expectations were waaaay to high. Did it follow the comics to the tee noo.....nor did the other x men movies. But they were still enjoyable. Orgins was cheesy in places...but it was worth the 7 bucks I spent to see it.

As for loosing his memory...while I do think it was cheesy....and the anamantium(sp?) bullets didn't add up well.( witch blade and wolvie fought claw to claw.....neight got any ground nor did thier claws get dulled) Either way Stryker explained HOW the bullets would work.

Kinda like droping a computer...you can fix the hard drive...but you might loose some of the things saved ON THE COMPUTER.

Bullet pierced his skull( how I dunno)messed up his brain...HOWEVER his poweres healed the brain tissue damage...however since it was NEW tissue...it may or may not have the memories is had.

Loosly it makes sense...if you take for granted that the bullets could pierce his skull to begin with.

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11:44AM on 05/06/2009

Yo, it was terrible.

Just deal with it. It was a bad movie. Sure the acting was fine, but the directing was awful, the script was awful, some of the characters weren't well done, the CGI wasn't freaking done, there were a lot of story holes, and etc.
Just deal with it. It was a bad movie. Sure the acting was fine, but the directing was awful, the script was awful, some of the characters weren't well done, the CGI wasn't freaking done, there were a lot of story holes, and etc.
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4:35PM on 05/05/2009

Actually...

I am a huge film buff, and I thought X3 was bad, and had no expectations for this, given early buzz and a terrible trailer. Much to my surprise, I thought it was very good, and alot of fun. It's not perfect (and do not start with any fnaboy compliants, because this is a prequel to a trilogy of films that are not fanboy {of the comics} friendly). I thought Jackman is quite good here, as he is in this role, with easy charisma and in great shape. Liev Schrieber is perfectly cast as Sabertooth and
I am a huge film buff, and I thought X3 was bad, and had no expectations for this, given early buzz and a terrible trailer. Much to my surprise, I thought it was very good, and alot of fun. It's not perfect (and do not start with any fnaboy compliants, because this is a prequel to a trilogy of films that are not fanboy {of the comics} friendly). I thought Jackman is quite good here, as he is in this role, with easy charisma and in great shape. Liev Schrieber is perfectly cast as Sabertooth and anytime these two were on screen, the movie became more alive than the script was. Also perefectly cast is Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson, and his smirky personality meshes wel with that of Deadpool. I alos liked Danny Houston as Stryker, as I found him to be a convincingly menacing man. However, a little like X3, this one tries to cram too many mutants into one film, and as such, we do not get enough screentime with any of them (minus Wolvie and Sabertooth). Gmabit, The Blob, and Deadpool all have roughly under 10 minutes of screentime, and some of the special effects are under pa. But the ending fight sequence was one of the best and most interestingly done I have seen in an American big budget action flick in quite sometime. Flawed? Yes. Still worth it? I think so. 7/10
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5:10AM on 05/05/2009

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It's movie goers like you that allow the Uwe Boll's of the world to keep turning out crappy movies. Ratner's botched X3 is a masterpiece compared to this atrocity. I'm not a huge Wolverine fan (I've only read ONE comic), I'm a film buff, and speaking as such, this movie is complete shit. Like David Slade said about Twilight...Put a gun to my head tosee this movie? Just fuckin shoot me.
It's movie goers like you that allow the Uwe Boll's of the world to keep turning out crappy movies. Ratner's botched X3 is a masterpiece compared to this atrocity. I'm not a huge Wolverine fan (I've only read ONE comic), I'm a film buff, and speaking as such, this movie is complete shit. Like David Slade said about Twilight...Put a gun to my head tosee this movie? Just fuckin shoot me.
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5:30PM on 05/04/2009

Its good, stop hating...

First let me preface that I am a huge Wolverine fan. I've read all the comics, I've watched all the movies, I've owned all the action figures. I am for lack of a better term a "Wolverine Fanboy".

So I went into this film with the lowest of low expectations considering the abortion that was X-3, and have to say I was totally impressed. The movie wasn't perfect, but it wasn't bad either. For every so-so plot device there was something cool to take the sting away. The action was a bit over the
First let me preface that I am a huge Wolverine fan. I've read all the comics, I've watched all the movies, I've owned all the action figures. I am for lack of a better term a "Wolverine Fanboy".

So I went into this film with the lowest of low expectations considering the abortion that was X-3, and have to say I was totally impressed. The movie wasn't perfect, but it wasn't bad either. For every so-so plot device there was something cool to take the sting away. The action was a bit over the top, but not cheesy, and I was really impressed by the amount of mutants displayed without it feeling forced or cramped.

The pacing was good. I never felt bored or wanted any scene to end sooner or go longer. I mean, for the amount of shit this movies had to fight against I'd say it did ok.

Plus Jackman as Wolverine was once again bad-ass! They lost the moosed quaf hairstyle from the 3rd film and made him as cool or even cooler than the first 2 X-Men flicks.They handled Gambit well, although brief, and seemed to stick close to all the characters cores regardless of the subtle, minus Deadpool, changes made to each.

Deadpool was the only dissapointment. And not Reynolds as Deadpool, in that he killed it, but to his origin, but in defence the way it ended leaves it open to a spin off that could be awesome.(I'm fairly sure deadpool has survived decapitation once before in the comic books)The swords in his arms thing was the only truly weak part.

Overall I enjoyed it, will suggest it, and probably own it. Stop hating everybody. You can never really do any superhero justice in a film so let it go.
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2:12PM on 05/04/2009

so 'meh' it's not funny

A strangely average film with average acting and visual effects.

Overall, I was not bored however I was bothered by the lack of character development, and the numerous continuity errors. And the silly plot points (the magic bullets that wipes memories) are just so lazy.
A strangely average film with average acting and visual effects.

Overall, I was not bored however I was bothered by the lack of character development, and the numerous continuity errors. And the silly plot points (the magic bullets that wipes memories) are just so lazy.
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10:37AM on 05/04/2009

I liked it

plenty of action, and I thought it kept with the feel/storline of the first X-men (other than Sabertooth). I am not a big comic reader so I wasn't as upset about Deadpool as everyone seems to be. I think it would've been cooler to see the Weapon X team do a couple more missions...and the one thing I really didn't like was the adimantium bullets angle...that didn't work at all. All-in-all a good movie though, and I don't think it takes any luster of X-Men and X2, which is saying something.
plenty of action, and I thought it kept with the feel/storline of the first X-men (other than Sabertooth). I am not a big comic reader so I wasn't as upset about Deadpool as everyone seems to be. I think it would've been cooler to see the Weapon X team do a couple more missions...and the one thing I really didn't like was the adimantium bullets angle...that didn't work at all. All-in-all a good movie though, and I don't think it takes any luster of X-Men and X2, which is saying something.
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7:19AM on 05/04/2009

It was for people with short attention spans

That's not really a complaint: you certainly didn't have to wait for for something to happen. It was a blink and you missed it movie.

Martin
That's not really a complaint: you certainly didn't have to wait for for something to happen. It was a blink and you missed it movie.

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6:48AM on 05/04/2009

Suckage

Boring. I found myself looking at my watch at the 18 minute mark. My kids were bored, for pity's sake.

Bad cameos. The action scenes were ok, but you might as well have called this "Woverine fights Sabertoot 5 times, the exact same way, plus some other boring crap"
Boring. I found myself looking at my watch at the 18 minute mark. My kids were bored, for pity's sake.

Bad cameos. The action scenes were ok, but you might as well have called this "Woverine fights Sabertoot 5 times, the exact same way, plus some other boring crap"
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6:28AM on 05/04/2009

DEADPOOL LIVES!!

In some copies of the theatrical release, there is a post-credits scene in which Deadpool's hand is seen reaching for his severed head, at which point, he opens his eyes and breaks the fourth wall as he whispers to the audience, "Shhh..."[67]
In some copies of the theatrical release, there is a post-credits scene in which Deadpool's hand is seen reaching for his severed head, at which point, he opens his eyes and breaks the fourth wall as he whispers to the audience, "Shhh..."[67]
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6:27AM on 05/04/2009

DEADPOOL LIVES!!

In some copies of the theatrical release, there is a post-credits scene in which Deadpool's hand is seen reaching for his severed head, at which point, he opens his eyes and breaks the fourth wall as he whispers to the audience, "Shhh..."[67]
In some copies of the theatrical release, there is a post-credits scene in which Deadpool's hand is seen reaching for his severed head, at which point, he opens his eyes and breaks the fourth wall as he whispers to the audience, "Shhh..."[67]
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11:36PM on 05/03/2009
Eh, I thought it was pretty entertaining, and certainly better than "The Last Stand." That being said, I was a bit peeved at some of the plot and character changes (*cough* Deadpool *cough*), and it was nowhere near violent enough (Wolverine + Sabretooth = mucho eviscerations). Overall, not bad, but not great.
Eh, I thought it was pretty entertaining, and certainly better than "The Last Stand." That being said, I was a bit peeved at some of the plot and character changes (*cough* Deadpool *cough*), and it was nowhere near violent enough (Wolverine + Sabretooth = mucho eviscerations). Overall, not bad, but not great.
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10:20PM on 05/03/2009

It was for people with short attention spans

That's not really a complaint: you certainly didn't have to wait for for something to happen. It was a blink and you missed it movie.

Martin
That's not really a complaint: you certainly didn't have to wait for for something to happen. It was a blink and you missed it movie.

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8:12PM on 05/03/2009

Worst XMen Movie Ever

Hands down the worst XMen movie of the franchise. As other members have said, they rushed the origin story in the opening credits and then proceeded to rush the rest of the film. We only get to see Wolverine one time with the Weapon X team and that is the mission he goes AWOL. WTF? The Sabertooth angle was not too bad and Liev was great in the role but come on, instead of a huge fight with those two guys at the end we get them playing buddy buddy and going after Deadpool. I was really looking
Hands down the worst XMen movie of the franchise. As other members have said, they rushed the origin story in the opening credits and then proceeded to rush the rest of the film. We only get to see Wolverine one time with the Weapon X team and that is the mission he goes AWOL. WTF? The Sabertooth angle was not too bad and Liev was great in the role but come on, instead of a huge fight with those two guys at the end we get them playing buddy buddy and going after Deadpool. I was really looking forward to a Deadpool movie but that is dead in the water now, and besides since when did Deadpool get retractable swords and heat vision? They took the best character of the movie and turned him into a freak. Typical of FOX to take a great franchise and run it into the ground. I will NEVER, EVER go see another XMen movie run by them. Granted The Dark Knight raised the bar on superhero movies and I was not expected anything remotely similar to that but at least try and stay somewhat true to the comic and story. Here is to hoping that Star Trek brings some credibility to the off and running summer movie season!
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8:05PM on 05/03/2009

I dug it

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7:51PM on 05/03/2009
It was a very average movie. Nothing horrifically terrible, yet nothing to stand out from the crowd of summer blockbusters. Oh, and the CGI was awful (i.e. Wolverine's claws, Emma Frost's transformation).
It was a very average movie. Nothing horrifically terrible, yet nothing to stand out from the crowd of summer blockbusters. Oh, and the CGI was awful (i.e. Wolverine's claws, Emma Frost's transformation).
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5:46PM on 05/03/2009

when wolverine breaks out

of the facility is where they really messed up in my opinion...that was such a letdown....the whole movie was a letdown
of the facility is where they really messed up in my opinion...that was such a letdown....the whole movie was a letdown
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4:48PM on 05/03/2009

Not the best start to this years blockbuster season

The film was a disspointment. ALthough some scenes were entertaing it did seem like most of the effects shots were still incomplete. Hugh Jackman is on top form as Wolverine. Ryan Reynolds and Taylor Kitsch were great as Deadpool and Gambit, however the filmmakers ruined the character of Deadpool and Gambit was INCREDIBLY underused.
The film was far too short to make any real impact, the film leads up to a very dissapointing third act with an uninspired Weapon XI (e.g ruined deadpool) story.
The film was a disspointment. ALthough some scenes were entertaing it did seem like most of the effects shots were still incomplete. Hugh Jackman is on top form as Wolverine. Ryan Reynolds and Taylor Kitsch were great as Deadpool and Gambit, however the filmmakers ruined the character of Deadpool and Gambit was INCREDIBLY underused.
The film was far too short to make any real impact, the film leads up to a very dissapointing third act with an uninspired Weapon XI (e.g ruined deadpool) story. The film was entertaining in parts but really only amounted to popcorn fodder rather than an im[actual piece of cinema (like the first 2 X men films." If a deadpool and Gambit origin films are made they need to be made by Marvel studios, not Fox, and they need to be done right. This film's script seemed rushed and lazy in many parts, in particualr the way in which Wolverine looses his memories.
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4:29PM on 05/03/2009

SAW THE LEAKED VERSION

saw the internet version even with the effects not done couldn't save this bad movie...sabretooth wasn't his brother...why the hell did they have scott summers in this? emma frost was dumb-downed...sorry everyone was dumbed down...logan's origin wasn't even the main story...his origin was in the credits then they quickly gave him the adamantium...then quickly meets up with other mutants (gambit is awesome but he sucked in this movie)this movie was supposed to give us his origin but all it was,
saw the internet version even with the effects not done couldn't save this bad movie...sabretooth wasn't his brother...why the hell did they have scott summers in this? emma frost was dumb-downed...sorry everyone was dumbed down...logan's origin wasn't even the main story...his origin was in the credits then they quickly gave him the adamantium...then quickly meets up with other mutants (gambit is awesome but he sucked in this movie)this movie was supposed to give us his origin but all it was, was a showcase for fox to jam as many characters as they could to make everybody go ooooooo for a couple of seconds, too many characters and everyone was under-used...the only good thing about this movie was the ending...am glad I didn't waste money on this garbage...thankyou again fox for ruinin another marvel title...PLEASE STOP!!!! sell your properties back to Marvel and let them do it right! For all the nerds out there like me, STOP!!!
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4:18PM on 05/03/2009

3/10

Well, so far the summer of 2009 is off to a bad start because this movie was ridiculous with its over the top action and mindless script.
Well, so far the summer of 2009 is off to a bad start because this movie was ridiculous with its over the top action and mindless script.
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4:08PM on 05/03/2009
this movie was utterly disapointing. deadpool was ruined (y not make it an unnamed mutant) gambit was under used, sabertooth wasn't wolverines brother (dog was0 and the movie was just laughable. I know I sound like an angry fan boy but i dont care. I had to sneak into a showing of 17 Again, and let me tell yah it was a hell of a lot better than WOLVERINE.


17 Again > Wolverine
this movie was utterly disapointing. deadpool was ruined (y not make it an unnamed mutant) gambit was under used, sabertooth wasn't wolverines brother (dog was0 and the movie was just laughable. I know I sound like an angry fan boy but i dont care. I had to sneak into a showing of 17 Again, and let me tell yah it was a hell of a lot better than WOLVERINE.


17 Again > Wolverine
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3:19PM on 05/03/2009
This movie was a big disappointment. I don't even know where to start. I can't believe they ruined Deadpool like that!
This movie was a big disappointment. I don't even know where to start. I can't believe they ruined Deadpool like that!
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2:41PM on 05/03/2009
Well, going into this movie, I thought it was going to be pretty bad, and unfortunately I was right! Listen if a person knows f--k all about Wolverine or the X-Men, then they'll enjoy this bubble gum popcorn flick! They totally disrespected the characters, Except maybe Gambit, who I was surprised how well they respected his character, but for example Emma Frost (credited as Kayla's sister/Emma) WTF??!! She's a telepath aswell as having diamond form! All in all I was extremely let down by this
Well, going into this movie, I thought it was going to be pretty bad, and unfortunately I was right! Listen if a person knows f--k all about Wolverine or the X-Men, then they'll enjoy this bubble gum popcorn flick! They totally disrespected the characters, Except maybe Gambit, who I was surprised how well they respected his character, but for example Emma Frost (credited as Kayla's sister/Emma) WTF??!! She's a telepath aswell as having diamond form! All in all I was extremely let down by this movie (Don't even ask about DEADPOOL!) And I won't be checking out this movie again any time soon! My rating: 3/10
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1:49PM on 05/03/2009

A Brief Letter

Dear [link] Writers,

Thanks for killing any chance that there will be a Deadpool movie.

Sincerely,
The Public
Dear [link] Writers,

Thanks for killing any chance that there will be a Deadpool movie.

Sincerely,
The Public
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1:46PM on 05/03/2009

$87 Million Opening Weekend

I smell another turd a comin' Probably in Summer 2011!
I smell another turd a comin' Probably in Summer 2011!
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1:40PM on 05/03/2009

My Twitter Review (and extra thoughts)

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WOLVERINE - Poor plot development, cameos purely for the trailer. Kick ass explosions/fights, average CGI. a good rental/ dvd flick - 6.5/10

Great casting of key characters (Wolverine, Deadpool, Sabretooth), yet more creativity was needed whencasting secondary characters (Gambit, Silverfox).
For what its worth I thought Will.I.Am did well with a character who wasn't neccessary to the story. Similarly gambit seemed to be used simply to move the story along, which
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WOLVERINE - Poor plot development, cameos purely for the trailer. Kick ass explosions/fights, average CGI. a good rental/ dvd flick - 6.5/10

Great casting of key characters (Wolverine, Deadpool, Sabretooth), yet more creativity was needed whencasting secondary characters (Gambit, Silverfox).
For what its worth I thought Will.I.Am did well with a character who wasn't neccessary to the story. Similarly gambit seemed to be used simply to move the story along, which was a waste for a fan favorite who many had been clamouring for since X2.
Another glaring issue I had with the film (although the group I saw the film with had no problem with this) was how poorly deadpool was used. Reappearing right at the end for a final "boss" fight scene was another character wasted, especially when Fox seem to have now isolated the 'fanboys' who will now be even more sceptical that they can pull off a successful Deadpool spinoff.
With XMO-Magneto seemingly dead in the water, and the poor impression left by X3-The Last Stand, Fox is losing serious ground to both Marvel (Ironman, Hulk) and Sony (Spiderman) in the development of their superhero movies, and seriously needed a win.

Having said all of that I didn't think it was an inherently bad movie, just somewhat infuriating at times, and the box-office seems to disagree with me anyway. (Although I also disagreed with the box-office ove Paul Blart-Mall Cop, so I won't lose much sleep over the difference in opinions)
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1:20PM on 05/03/2009
Going today at some point, despite all the negativity from just about everyone that's seen it.

Man, I love those Barry Windsor-Smith Weapon X covers. Thanks for posting!!
Going today at some point, despite all the negativity from just about everyone that's seen it.

Man, I love those Barry Windsor-Smith Weapon X covers. Thanks for posting!!
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1:06PM on 05/03/2009

Ehhh

I personally thought the first part of the movie was decent, granted the origin story wasnt on par but I was entertained. It was in the middle of the gambit fight where everything just started to go down hill and they began to pull out an excess amount of cheesy and cliche moments.
The one thing that made me laugh was in X2, when wolverine was shot in the head and got knocked out, but now the guy can take numerous shots to the head and not even be fazed. Well done chaps.
I personally thought the first part of the movie was decent, granted the origin story wasnt on par but I was entertained. It was in the middle of the gambit fight where everything just started to go down hill and they began to pull out an excess amount of cheesy and cliche moments.
The one thing that made me laugh was in X2, when wolverine was shot in the head and got knocked out, but now the guy can take numerous shots to the head and not even be fazed. Well done chaps.
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12:08PM on 05/03/2009

Prvisible !

I had absolutly no expectation and I dislike the movie. It look like a 90s movie with bad CGI. The writing is so poor and weak, the kind of plot we've seen a thousand times. They had to "save" their movie with 4 or 5 plot twists. I rarely want my money back after a screening, but 12$ what a lot of money for that one.

Anyway, I was happy to see Charlie from LOST at the beggining.
I had absolutly no expectation and I dislike the movie. It look like a 90s movie with bad CGI. The writing is so poor and weak, the kind of plot we've seen a thousand times. They had to "save" their movie with 4 or 5 plot twists. I rarely want my money back after a screening, but 12$ what a lot of money for that one.

Anyway, I was happy to see Charlie from LOST at the beggining.
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12:04PM on 05/03/2009

zohan

i went in expecting to see wolverine go bezerk and fight sabertooth and others, good action scenes and, finally, to be entertained.

the movie met all those expectations and so i was definitely satisfied with it. i knew going into it, that i wasn't going to get a Dark Knight, or (some would say) an Iron Man caliber movie.

there was action, fighting, a super hot chick, i liked the movie.
i went in expecting to see wolverine go bezerk and fight sabertooth and others, good action scenes and, finally, to be entertained.

the movie met all those expectations and so i was definitely satisfied with it. i knew going into it, that i wasn't going to get a Dark Knight, or (some would say) an Iron Man caliber movie.

there was action, fighting, a super hot chick, i liked the movie.
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11:34AM on 05/03/2009
Well, I seem to be among the group who went in thinking, "Ive heard bad things. This may end up being pretty shitty." But color me surprised. I liked it. A lot. Now, I've never read an x-men comic (is that dangerous saying that in a fanboy site?...flame on!), but even though it used some cheesy explanations to explain some stuff, it explained them. It tied up a lot of mysteries to the MOVIE X-men franchise. I think most people that hate it are either hardcore comic readers (which I
Well, I seem to be among the group who went in thinking, "Ive heard bad things. This may end up being pretty shitty." But color me surprised. I liked it. A lot. Now, I've never read an x-men comic (is that dangerous saying that in a fanboy site?...flame on!), but even though it used some cheesy explanations to explain some stuff, it explained them. It tied up a lot of mysteries to the MOVIE X-men franchise. I think most people that hate it are either hardcore comic readers (which I wouldnt totally blame them for then) or people that get hung up on 4 or 5 little things and think it ruins the whole movie. Yeah, there was some very cheesy things (walking away from fire, "back to back", The Blob) but I was able to get over the little things and enjoy it on a larger scale. Cool action, some funny lines (I still dig the chop your head off line), mutants, and, no matter your opinion on how poorly certian plots were tied up, they WERE tied up. I'm not surprised to see the hate though after how many people loathed X3. But I liked that movie too, so......yeah.
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10:36AM on 05/03/2009
lol.

That's my review.
lol.

That's my review.
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10:29AM on 05/03/2009
SPOILER WARNING!!!!





I get flashes of Crystal Skull wIth regards to this movie. I went in knowing enough about the Wolverine ethos to know what specifically to look for but knEw I wasn't going to get them. Any comic book adaptations are never going to stick 100% to the source material, it just won't happen. Whether it's through sheerb ignorance or merely deliberate changes to improve a story someone will always be upset. With that, I left my expectations at the door and experienced a
SPOILER WARNING!!!!





I get flashes of Crystal Skull wIth regards to this movie. I went in knowing enough about the Wolverine ethos to know what specifically to look for but knEw I wasn't going to get them. Any comic book adaptations are never going to stick 100% to the source material, it just won't happen. Whether it's through sheerb ignorance or merely deliberate changes to improve a story someone will always be upset. With that, I left my expectations at the door and experienced a genuinely thrilling, entertaining spectacle. The special effects were top notch (dodgy Roger Rabbit-esqe claws in the bathroom aside)and the performances were great. I love Jackman and I thought Schrieber was fantastic as he always is. My only gripes were how far off the mark they were with Deadpool, practically destroying any hope of his own movie (how they'll explain that one I'll never know). I felt so many actors were under-used and there were far too many plotholes. The cameo at the end was embarassing, was that the best they could do? There was no need for Cyclops, Arvindh hit the nail there with Gambit's "accent"...these things aside though I will gladly buy it on dvd. It was certainly not the best movie in the X-Men franchise but hey, at least it was better than The Last Stand
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10:25AM on 05/03/2009

Not good

Wolverine, frankly, sucked. Too many cliched lines and shots. Amnesia explanation was a rushed cop out. Deadpool should have remained Deadpool as we know him. The secret scene after the credits was laughably awful. I agree with lowering expectations, I've done it ever since the letdown of Spider-Man 3, but expectations need to be six feet under to enjoy this.
Wolverine, frankly, sucked. Too many cliched lines and shots. Amnesia explanation was a rushed cop out. Deadpool should have remained Deadpool as we know him. The secret scene after the credits was laughably awful. I agree with lowering expectations, I've done it ever since the letdown of Spider-Man 3, but expectations need to be six feet under to enjoy this.
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9:44AM on 05/03/2009

Fun and furious

Went to see the movie last night. After seeing my fair share of comics book movies...I just don't care how they screw up the characters. At this point it's a given. So I went in with really low expectations and came out pretty happy. I thought the ending was kind of slapped together just to resolve things to make the most room for the action sequences. But hey, those actions sequences were there and this is an action film right? I have to say this show has more angst written in it than any
Went to see the movie last night. After seeing my fair share of comics book movies...I just don't care how they screw up the characters. At this point it's a given. So I went in with really low expectations and came out pretty happy. I thought the ending was kind of slapped together just to resolve things to make the most room for the action sequences. But hey, those actions sequences were there and this is an action film right? I have to say this show has more angst written in it than any comic book movie I've seen. Maybe they were trying to "out dark" the Dark Knight. Anywooooo. Had fun, watched antimantium turn your life around, and that's what it's all about.
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9:05AM on 05/03/2009

ITS OWN UNIVERSE

I enjoyed it. I guess I let my hopes down to a level where anything they put on screen seemed better that what I was expecting, which turned out to be a blessing in disguise. I managed to enjoy the movie, I thought it was a lot of fun, and I wouldn't mind giving it another viewing. Your hearing this from a guy who puts Wolverine and Batman as his two fave comic characters of all time, so I know they f**ked up the source material, I just don't seem to care anymore.

I think in order for
I enjoyed it. I guess I let my hopes down to a level where anything they put on screen seemed better that what I was expecting, which turned out to be a blessing in disguise. I managed to enjoy the movie, I thought it was a lot of fun, and I wouldn't mind giving it another viewing. Your hearing this from a guy who puts Wolverine and Batman as his two fave comic characters of all time, so I know they f**ked up the source material, I just don't seem to care anymore.

I think in order for anyone to enjoy this movie they have to forget the comics and graphic novels and appreciate this as 20th Century's own Wolverine based upon the Marvel character. Therefore massive liberties are taken.

I still think Josh Holloway would have played an awesome Gambit. Taylor blows. He has one line with a Cajun accent then poof, it's gone.

The first half of the flick is pretty sweet. Once the brigade of mutants storm in it gets bad. CGI...meh. Nothing special. I'd say it's the best portrayal of Wolverine so far. Lotsa rage. Could have been more violent, more blood and gore. Sabretooth wasn't so bad.

Lots of stuff doesn't make sense in the flick. Small sets, weird explanations, screwed timelines...I guess you have to shut your brain off and watch it for the action. I hate the comic relief in the barn after the adamantium bonding. He's supposed to hunt deer and boar, not bond with two old folk in a friggin' barn.

Anyway, fun stuff. Popcorn movie is all it is. Watch it for what it's worth. I'm all in for a sequel. Like I said, I don't care anymore if they mess up the source material. At least I get to enjoy more crappy adaptations. :)
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8:45AM on 05/03/2009

srsly.

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8:23AM on 05/03/2009

No doubt now!

There should be no doubt in anyone's mind after seeing this.....Movies Released by Fox = RUBBISH!!!!

Marvel, you need to purchase back all rights from Fox. Their killing everything you have worked so hard for.

Its getting beyond a joke now.
There should be no doubt in anyone's mind after seeing this.....Movies Released by Fox = RUBBISH!!!!

Marvel, you need to purchase back all rights from Fox. Their killing everything you have worked so hard for.

Its getting beyond a joke now.
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7:53AM on 05/03/2009

Not THAT bad

This film has had a slating that it really doesn't deserve - yeah, it's not as good as the Top End comic movies (Nolan's Batman, Spidey 2, X-Men 1&2) but it's comparable with Spidey 3, X-Men 3 and Blade Trinity - a flawed but enjoyable romp. The Adamantium Bullets were shite, but Sabretooth kicked ass and The Final Battle was good. Roll-on Origins: Magneto
This film has had a slating that it really doesn't deserve - yeah, it's not as good as the Top End comic movies (Nolan's Batman, Spidey 2, X-Men 1&2) but it's comparable with Spidey 3, X-Men 3 and Blade Trinity - a flawed but enjoyable romp. The Adamantium Bullets were shite, but Sabretooth kicked ass and The Final Battle was good. Roll-on Origins: Magneto
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7:14AM on 05/03/2009

Better than X3?

Seriously, I think people have been on the "I hate Brett Ratner" band wagon for way too long. At least Brett can shoot an action movie successfully. Even though X3 is below the bar that Bryan Singer set with his first two installments, it was still a movie that had a cohesive plot, minimally cheesy dialogue, and stayed well within the universe laid out previously. Granted, there were a couple things that Ratner had Wolverine do that were a bit out of character, but in the end, he made me care
Seriously, I think people have been on the "I hate Brett Ratner" band wagon for way too long. At least Brett can shoot an action movie successfully. Even though X3 is below the bar that Bryan Singer set with his first two installments, it was still a movie that had a cohesive plot, minimally cheesy dialogue, and stayed well within the universe laid out previously. Granted, there were a couple things that Ratner had Wolverine do that were a bit out of character, but in the end, he made me care when Logan was forced to kill Jean Grey. I rolled my eyes when Silverfox died for the second time (or maybe for real). I think the blame lies not just wth Fox, but also with Hood and the writer(s). More with Gavin Hood, since a director has all the power to change what he doesn't like.

So, yeah, compared to this, I loved X3.
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6:09AM on 05/03/2009
Regardless of its major flaws I still just enjoyed the film I was watching. I just forgot that the writers obviously never read an X men comic a day in their life and still just enjoyed the story.

But I will say this: when they said "back to back" I couldn't help but think of the climactic battle from Blankman, And I couldn't stop laughing.
Regardless of its major flaws I still just enjoyed the film I was watching. I just forgot that the writers obviously never read an X men comic a day in their life and still just enjoyed the story.

But I will say this: when they said "back to back" I couldn't help but think of the climactic battle from Blankman, And I couldn't stop laughing.
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5:28AM on 05/03/2009

Not a good way to start the summer

This will definitely get one of my votes for most disappointing movie of the year at the Schmoe Awards for '09. How in the hell did they mess up the Wolverine movie? As hard as that may seem to do, they did it. Bad fx, bad story, horribly cheesy at some moments, and only a few moderately cool action scenes. And what the hell was up with DeadPool? If you're going to completely obliterate a fan favorite, at least put him in his fucking badass costume while doing it. They couldn't even manage to
This will definitely get one of my votes for most disappointing movie of the year at the Schmoe Awards for '09. How in the hell did they mess up the Wolverine movie? As hard as that may seem to do, they did it. Bad fx, bad story, horribly cheesy at some moments, and only a few moderately cool action scenes. And what the hell was up with DeadPool? If you're going to completely obliterate a fan favorite, at least put him in his fucking badass costume while doing it. They couldn't even manage to do that.
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4:42AM on 05/03/2009

Below average B-movie

Really, the movie was bad. The story was a mess, there were too many characters involved, who seemingly just popped and then disappeared. The FX were horrible (really whatever you thing of Michael Bay , you a least can see every single dollar on the screen in his movies), the dialogue was dull and...lets say the movie just pretty much sucked in every possible way!
Really, the movie was bad. The story was a mess, there were too many characters involved, who seemingly just popped and then disappeared. The FX were horrible (really whatever you thing of Michael Bay , you a least can see every single dollar on the screen in his movies), the dialogue was dull and...lets say the movie just pretty much sucked in every possible way!
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3:18AM on 05/03/2009

7.5/10

I definitely wouldnt call this a terrible movie, in fact I thought it was pretty cool. I wasnt bored, I enjoyed it.
I definitely wouldnt call this a terrible movie, in fact I thought it was pretty cool. I wasnt bored, I enjoyed it.
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3:05AM on 05/03/2009

meh

Waiting for Star Trek.
Waiting for Star Trek.
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1:19AM on 05/03/2009

Alternate Endings?

So from what I am gathering from the various comments below are that there are only two post credit sequences; the one with Wolverine at the bar and the one with Deadpool. Are there no others? They made it sound like there would be several.
Now my humble review, it was not as bad as everyone built it up to be. As a kid I was really into the comments and Wolvie was one of my favs, I would have done it differently, felt to much like a Michael Bay movie. Not that that is a bad thing, it just
So from what I am gathering from the various comments below are that there are only two post credit sequences; the one with Wolverine at the bar and the one with Deadpool. Are there no others? They made it sound like there would be several.
Now my humble review, it was not as bad as everyone built it up to be. As a kid I was really into the comments and Wolvie was one of my favs, I would have done it differently, felt to much like a Michael Bay movie. Not that that is a bad thing, it just wasn't what I expected. At least I have Iron Man and the pending Avengers movie to keep me going.
7 outta 10
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1:04AM on 05/03/2009

I'll tell you the fuckin problem...

Even with the 140 million budget (nowhere to be seen on the screen), even with over 40 mutants (all pretty horrible), even with a setup that was already done in the comics (total fucking change), even with the 100 different endings (ok maybe 5) and even with all the action [link] MOVIE WAS FUCKING BORING.

I just sat there with my head on my fist thinking wow i rather get swine flu then sit through this shit again.

And Colt...fuck this guy below me. Give away the movie as much as
Even with the 140 million budget (nowhere to be seen on the screen), even with over 40 mutants (all pretty horrible), even with a setup that was already done in the comics (total fucking change), even with the 100 different endings (ok maybe 5) and even with all the action [link] MOVIE WAS FUCKING BORING.

I just sat there with my head on my fist thinking wow i rather get swine flu then sit through this shit again.

And Colt...fuck this guy below me. Give away the movie as much as possible. You are doing everyone a favor. Probably even saving a life or two or 5k.
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12:50AM on 05/03/2009

colt2658

hey colt, how about u reveal a little more about the movie douchbag, just a little more some of us wont mind that havnt seen it yet, dick.
hey colt, how about u reveal a little more about the movie douchbag, just a little more some of us wont mind that havnt seen it yet, dick.
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12:46AM on 05/03/2009

colt2658

hey colt, how about u reveal a little more about the movie douchbag, just a little more some of us wont mind that havnt seen it yet, dick.
hey colt, how about u reveal a little more about the movie douchbag, just a little more some of us wont mind that havnt seen it yet, dick.
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12:01AM on 05/03/2009

Great Summer Fun, 2 Thumbs Up!

It was better than X3 and I loved the Wolverine story and the actress that played his beautiful wife. 8/10
It was better than X3 and I loved the Wolverine story and the actress that played his beautiful wife. 8/10
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11:42PM on 05/02/2009
Absolutely AWFUL...
'Nuff said
Absolutely AWFUL...
'Nuff said
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11:36PM on 05/02/2009

Who do i need to kill to get a Wolverine that doesn't cry all the time?

While I may not have enjoyed X3, at the very least, I was not laughing out loud as they revealed plot points, but I just couldn't keep it in when I saw the adamantium bullets and heard the explanation for their use. They're liberally interpreting a world running over with mutants that possess mental powers and it's too much trouble to say, "hey, here's this guy, and his mutant power is screwing with brains"? So now Wolverine has bullets IN his brain matter, and somehow they were shot with
While I may not have enjoyed X3, at the very least, I was not laughing out loud as they revealed plot points, but I just couldn't keep it in when I saw the adamantium bullets and heard the explanation for their use. They're liberally interpreting a world running over with mutants that possess mental powers and it's too much trouble to say, "hey, here's this guy, and his mutant power is screwing with brains"? So now Wolverine has bullets IN his brain matter, and somehow they were shot with enough intentive selection that all motor skills and social behaviors are unaffected, but specific memories about his identity and past are gone?

I laughed even harder when Deadpool (who we're definitely gonna talk about later) shot an optic blast at Wolverine and it was blocked by a little creative claw crossing. At this point I fully expected Wolverine to pull an old school superman move and start hitting the energy beam. If his claws can completely reduce a fire escape ladder to nothing but sparks, this actually might not be much of a stretch. Maybe they had such power this time around because they were horrible looking CGI claws and not just props.

Thank goodness Sabretooth was there, because apparently they don't mind buddying up to fight on occasion. And why not, it's not like Sabretooth killed anyone to make Wolverine angry, that was all fake. I liked Liev, but his character played out more sad than sadistic which was a perfect compliment to the once-again-crying Wolverine.

The worst part for me, however, was Deadpool. I love Ryan Reynolds, I think he delivers sarcasm perfectly, and I think he deserves a really good comic franchise. I understand that even in the comic world, characters change a great deal as new writers come on and old ones leave regularly, but even still, there are basic details about every character that don't change. Killing Deadpool would have been fine if they would have brought him back slightly improved for a fight with JUST Wolverine. They completely ruined the character and any hope of a future for it. Even if he is still alive, he won't be talking. And if they make that movie, then why not take away Superman's ability to fly in the next movie and give him a jet pack.
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11:30PM on 05/02/2009

HAHAH

CAH CAH POOH POOH
CAH CAH POOH POOH
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10:53PM on 05/02/2009

insulting

i'm a hardcore wolverine fan.. this is insulting. it's not "bad".. but it's nowhere near "good".

the film crew should have taken notes while watching dark knight. [also far from perfect.. but much better production]
i'm a hardcore wolverine fan.. this is insulting. it's not "bad".. but it's nowhere near "good".

the film crew should have taken notes while watching dark knight. [also far from perfect.. but much better production]
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10:52PM on 05/02/2009
I can say that I did really like the movie, except for two things. The "secret" ending I saw was weak (I saw the bar scene, not the Deadpool scene). And amnesia bullets.
I can say that I did really like the movie, except for two things. The "secret" ending I saw was weak (I saw the bar scene, not the Deadpool scene). And amnesia bullets.
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10:42PM on 05/02/2009
I liked it...

That is all.
I liked it...

That is all.
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10:14PM on 05/02/2009

Bring on a Sequel!!

X3 was awful. This was kinda fun. Some cheezy effects, yeah, but also some great action scenes, some chuckles and laughs, and an interesting mix of previously unfilmed mutants. There was too little Gambit, but Sabertooth with just plain terrific.

It left me looking forward to more -- more Deadpool, more Wolvie, more newcomers, and definitely more Gambit (though that hunky actor, while charming, definitely has to work on his Cajun accent).

This is a light, feel-good, summer popcorn
X3 was awful. This was kinda fun. Some cheezy effects, yeah, but also some great action scenes, some chuckles and laughs, and an interesting mix of previously unfilmed mutants. There was too little Gambit, but Sabertooth with just plain terrific.

It left me looking forward to more -- more Deadpool, more Wolvie, more newcomers, and definitely more Gambit (though that hunky actor, while charming, definitely has to work on his Cajun accent).

This is a light, feel-good, summer popcorn movie -- much more Indy Jones than Dark Knight. Keep that in mind, and you'll probably have some fun.
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10:04PM on 05/02/2009
shit movie is shit
shit movie is shit
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9:41PM on 05/02/2009

Welcome Back Wolverine...

...Great to see you again!

Given that I had zero hope for this movie after seeing the train wreck that was X3, I found myself thoroughly entertained with this satisfying prequel.

I think everyone involved in the making of XO:W, especially Hugh Jackman, gave 100% to making a film that was both respectful to the title character and the events of the previous three films. Liev Schreiber was fantastic as an early incarnation of Sabertooth, and the supporting cast delivered in ways I
...Great to see you again!

Given that I had zero hope for this movie after seeing the train wreck that was X3, I found myself thoroughly entertained with this satisfying prequel.

I think everyone involved in the making of XO:W, especially Hugh Jackman, gave 100% to making a film that was both respectful to the title character and the events of the previous three films. Liev Schreiber was fantastic as an early incarnation of Sabertooth, and the supporting cast delivered in ways I never thought possible after the dismal parade of useless cameos in X3.

I was engaged and entertained from the opening credits to the post end credit bonus. I plan on seeing it again, and hope they make a sequel. In fact, I'd love to see either an X4 or Wolverine stand-alone which deals with events after X3. In either case, I'd like Fox to pull out the director's chair for Bryan Singer.
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7:30PM on 05/02/2009

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I don't mind films taking certain liberties with the material. Even the best ones do. Comic books and film are two different mediums and what works in one doesn't always work in the other. However, I do appreciate it when they make an effort to remain faithful when possible. That being said, I didn't hate Wolverine because of the liberties it took, I hated it because it was a poorly made movie.

I'm not as inflamed about it as Casketmouth, but he hit a lot of the right points. There was very
I don't mind films taking certain liberties with the material. Even the best ones do. Comic books and film are two different mediums and what works in one doesn't always work in the other. However, I do appreciate it when they make an effort to remain faithful when possible. That being said, I didn't hate Wolverine because of the liberties it took, I hated it because it was a poorly made movie.

I'm not as inflamed about it as Casketmouth, but he hit a lot of the right points. There was very little character development. Most of the supporting cast only showed up for a couple of scenes so that they could fulfill their plot obligations before dying. The dialogue was pretty horrible (i.e. "I'm nothing like you!"..."Yes you are!".) The action was inconsistantly filmed and kept shifting strangely between quick-cut Bourne style fights (most of the scenes with Sabretooth) and stylized Matrix rip-offs (Gambit doing that Slow-mo cartwheel through the air). And yes, the visual effect were disappointing to say the least. I mean, did they really have to CGI the claws? They used actual props in the first couple of films, which means that looked more realistic in the original (which is nearly a decade old) than they do in this one. That's just sad.

Finally, it just puzzled me why they didn't explain certain things. I realize they can't fit in every detail of Wolverine's backstory, and I don't expect them too. However, they just failed to touch upon some really basic stuff, like why James changed his name to Logan. It seems like having Sabretooth call him a different name from everybody else would've really confused audiences who weren't familar with the character, and they could have easily cleared it up with a few lines of dialogue.

Overall, it just seems like it wasn't a very well thought out movie and I blame that more on the writers than the director, it's really not that surprising though, considering they were the same guys behind Hitman and Doom. No, it's not the worst comic book movie ever made, but it was still pretty disappointing.
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7:07PM on 05/02/2009
I wish he would have worn that helmet. I didn't think Sabertooth had much reason to be there. The movie could have done without all the other mutants and that horrifying glowing wax looking Patrick Stewart puppet. I think they left it open for a decent Deadpool spin-off that will do him a lot more justice then even the horrible new monthly comic series or Ultimate Spider-man have done. Deadpool has been shit on a lot worse. Ebert was right about them not giving Wolverine much to do or say. He
I wish he would have worn that helmet. I didn't think Sabertooth had much reason to be there. The movie could have done without all the other mutants and that horrifying glowing wax looking Patrick Stewart puppet. I think they left it open for a decent Deadpool spin-off that will do him a lot more justice then even the horrible new monthly comic series or Ultimate Spider-man have done. Deadpool has been shit on a lot worse. Ebert was right about them not giving Wolverine much to do or say. He does come off as pretty bland in all the movies, but if you know the comics, the movies are pretty neat to look at. His hair wasn't as bad in this one either. Will.I.Am sucks.
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7:03PM on 05/02/2009

Don't care

I just supported this movie so I can get a Deadpool movie. For those of you who would go "but Deadpool died at the end" go to wikipedia and look up Deadpool. He has died four times in the comics and has come back so he can do it here. So if anything do see this movie to support Deadpool. P.S. I thought the movie was ooooook. It was average if that. But I wouldn't really call it the worst movie ever, that is streaching it. I have seen worse.
I just supported this movie so I can get a Deadpool movie. For those of you who would go "but Deadpool died at the end" go to wikipedia and look up Deadpool. He has died four times in the comics and has come back so he can do it here. So if anything do see this movie to support Deadpool. P.S. I thought the movie was ooooook. It was average if that. But I wouldn't really call it the worst movie ever, that is streaching it. I have seen worse.
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5:55PM on 05/02/2009

Such defeatists...

It's as individuals have been 'desensitized' to enjoying half a**ed attempts at adaptations. It's no wonder Fox refuses to change their formula. PEOPLE KEEP DEFENDING IT. Fox royally dismantled the "X" franchise, and other Marvel franchises, and now this. They make no attempts to use the source material and just make stuff up. They don't care about the stories, characters, anything. I understand it's a buisness, but come on people. Is it that much to ask that they at least give a damn and TRY
It's as individuals have been 'desensitized' to enjoying half a**ed attempts at adaptations. It's no wonder Fox refuses to change their formula. PEOPLE KEEP DEFENDING IT. Fox royally dismantled the "X" franchise, and other Marvel franchises, and now this. They make no attempts to use the source material and just make stuff up. They don't care about the stories, characters, anything. I understand it's a buisness, but come on people. Is it that much to ask that they at least give a damn and TRY to make a good comic adaptation? It's not impossible. Well, maybe for Fox. I don't know what they have in their heads over there.

What is with this whole 'make it accessible for everybody' theory I keep seeing? If you didn't read the books then, what's the damn difference if you show up NOT knowing what's going on? Why change anything? If you read it, great, if not, what should it matter? How is anyone being 'left out'?

Many of you may settle for it, but I won't. I will not be spending any money to support this farce. I saw the workprint and glad I did. As for the 'secrets', I will find them on YouTube.

Well, let me eat some of my words. "X2" was really good. (Might be because they followed an ACTUAL STORY from the series.) I can't lie about that. But the others are dumb! *lol*
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4:57PM on 05/02/2009
if the movie was anything like the comic book covers above, it could have been pretty decent.
if the movie was anything like the comic book covers above, it could have been pretty decent.
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3:26PM on 05/02/2009

casketmouth

agreed on all acounts
agreed on all acounts
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3:19PM on 05/02/2009

What bad buzz?

I guess once again, I'm a bit off. I caught this movie and thought it was fine for what it was. They took unnecessary liberties with the material, sure, but this being the fourth such movie that should be expected now. Embrace it and move along. I was still excited to see what they did with it and I got a movie that over all, I enjoyed.

In the last few articles that's been on the site here I keeping reading that there's all this bad buzz about the movie. Yet on here, according to the
I guess once again, I'm a bit off. I caught this movie and thought it was fine for what it was. They took unnecessary liberties with the material, sure, but this being the fourth such movie that should be expected now. Embrace it and move along. I was still excited to see what they did with it and I got a movie that over all, I enjoyed.

In the last few articles that's been on the site here I keeping reading that there's all this bad buzz about the movie. Yet on here, according to the popcorn meter, the buzz is at 9.6/10. It's been a trend lately, though, that all the movies that are doing more to get the word out on their movie before it comes out have been getting canned for failing to meet expectations that, apparently, are just short of bringing about the second coming of Christ.

If you've enjoyed most of what's been done with the X-men movies up to this point (X3 aside), then it's worth the ticket. Just accept that it's not a direct adaptation from the comics anymore than the others were.
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3:13PM on 05/02/2009

X3

Does everyone notice that the biggest defense of this horrible film is
"It's better than X3"
like that's a big accomplishment.
You know what else is better than X3?
Television static.
Does everyone notice that the biggest defense of this horrible film is
"It's better than X3"
like that's a big accomplishment.
You know what else is better than X3?
Television static.
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2:54PM on 05/02/2009

Told ya

After reading all the criticism, there's only one thing left to say: Marvel Studios would've done it right.
After reading all the criticism, there's only one thing left to say: Marvel Studios would've done it right.
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2:40PM on 05/02/2009

Better than I thought...

I had no expectations so I was pleasantly surprised. It was a slightly above-average action flick with some cool cameos. Definitely better than X3. I don't like that the X-Men movies focus on Wolverine so much but this was his show so obviously it should have. It was far from perfect but there weren't any glaring flaws that kept me from enjoying it.
I had no expectations so I was pleasantly surprised. It was a slightly above-average action flick with some cool cameos. Definitely better than X3. I don't like that the X-Men movies focus on Wolverine so much but this was his show so obviously it should have. It was far from perfect but there weren't any glaring flaws that kept me from enjoying it.
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1:33PM on 05/02/2009
The movie was a piece of SHIT!!!!! The character development was very poor. FX were laughable in 2009. The plot was riddled with more holes than a fish net. NO CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT. where is Lady death strike? what the fuck was that darth mall bullshit at the end?? That was far from dead pool. WTF???!!!! Why is cyclops always made a bitch in every movie? if toad ain't whoopin him, ureko is, and if not her jean is...fuck FOX!!!!! They are responsible for making the X men about WOLVERINE
The movie was a piece of SHIT!!!!! The character development was very poor. FX were laughable in 2009. The plot was riddled with more holes than a fish net. NO CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT. where is Lady death strike? what the fuck was that darth mall bullshit at the end?? That was far from dead pool. WTF???!!!! Why is cyclops always made a bitch in every movie? if toad ain't whoopin him, ureko is, and if not her jean is...fuck FOX!!!!! They are responsible for making the X men about WOLVERINE which it is far from. It is about XAVIER and his students in a battle against prejudice and mutant terrorism. It's not WOlverine featuring everyone else. Fox gave us Dragon Ball, Chun Li, and now this piece of shit all in one year???? what the fuck are they doing? I am passed tolerating this shit. I'm done with givin any more money to fox till they make a comic adaptation that equals up to The Dark Knight and Watchmen. I was disgusted. The fights were so mediocre. Choreography is horrible. Didn't the Bourne movies and new Bond movies along with Taken teach anything about good combat in American/ western based movies? This was very poor and not cared for. NOTHING like the comics and infact if I had never read the comics these wouldn't inspire me to start...lol, fucking idiots Fox.

I was one of those who liked the singer movies as movies but as adaptations they are SHIT!!!!! No excuse. Xmen is just as big a universe as Lord Of The Rings yet Lord of the rings was handled like royalty. I like me some wolverine but when it comes to X MEN??? All of them make the team as equal as they come. Even Harvey Dent was more interesting than any of the sub characters in Wolverine. Hell I'll even take ol girl Rachel Dawes.... no seriously...wolverine was trash dookie!!!! I'm tired of mediocrity. From now on a moie is either good bad or trash dookie. mediocrity gets no play
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1:09PM on 05/02/2009

everything i could have wanted

this was an awesome time at the theater. we already know wolverine's origin before the movie even comes out and we know how he has to end up, so theres little suprises they can thow us. but i still feel they did a a fine job with the movie.
there was never a moment i was not entertained and riveted by what was going on.

7.5/10
this was an awesome time at the theater. we already know wolverine's origin before the movie even comes out and we know how he has to end up, so theres little suprises they can thow us. but i still feel they did a a fine job with the movie.
there was never a moment i was not entertained and riveted by what was going on.

7.5/10
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12:28PM on 05/02/2009

FOX pack up ur bags go home or....

....mend ur ways and learn something from the guys who made, The Dark knight/batman begins,Iron Man, 300 to name 3 best crews..try making something almost like,or equally or exceedingly something like the movies mentioned above.
....mend ur ways and learn something from the guys who made, The Dark knight/batman begins,Iron Man, 300 to name 3 best crews..try making something almost like,or equally or exceedingly something like the movies mentioned above.
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12:22PM on 05/02/2009

FOX is the "character killer"

FOX destroyed every comic book story and character i ever loved....one credit goes to them though ,they started the XMEN,but thats it....they destroyed everything i [link] just wolverine was real and unleashed his rage on FOX people.....
p.s Hugh and Ryan still r good choice for their characters,i.e Hugh as Wolvy Ryan as Deadpool or Flash.peace out to u 2's!
FOX destroyed every comic book story and character i ever loved....one credit goes to them though ,they started the XMEN,but thats it....they destroyed everything i [link] just wolverine was real and unleashed his rage on FOX people.....
p.s Hugh and Ryan still r good choice for their characters,i.e Hugh as Wolvy Ryan as Deadpool or Flash.peace out to u 2's!
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10:03AM on 05/02/2009

BETTER THAN X3

Wolverine was a solid attempt to revitalize a franchise that has been in the dumpster since X3: The Last Stand. Coming into the theatre I had my own personal gripes about the movie as I thought they would screw around with the story so much they'd actually make him American and not Canadian(to which i was certainly wrong as they made it quite clear in the movie that he was CANADIAN... use of Budweiser excluded). Anyway the movie after introducing Young James Logan to the screen jumps through
Wolverine was a solid attempt to revitalize a franchise that has been in the dumpster since X3: The Last Stand. Coming into the theatre I had my own personal gripes about the movie as I thought they would screw around with the story so much they'd actually make him American and not Canadian(to which i was certainly wrong as they made it quite clear in the movie that he was CANADIAN... use of Budweiser excluded). Anyway the movie after introducing Young James Logan to the screen jumps through out battle to battle as he spans the ages. This particular moment was a nice touch, however, I was looking forward to seeing Captain America in World War 2.

Now to the things that I did not care for but didn't quite affect the way i thought of the film, overall. The first is the idea of him loosing his memory instead of it being implanted in him. I had always thought that the helmet he wore in the comics was part of this and would've been a welcome addition to the movie. Spoiler ahead. He doesn't have his memory implanted, he gets shot in the head by an animantium bullet that has him lose his memory as his brain grows back anew. The second gripe I had with the film is Deadpool. Now I know there have been alot of people who've generally repeated what I will be saying but personally, they should've known that Deadpool to alot of Comic Book Fans is a cult classic. Wade Wilson before becoming Deadpool in the movie is MORE like Deadpool when he becomes Weapon XI. Deadpool was never meant to have his mouth melted shut, be injected with every mutants powers instead of being injected with Wolverines as he has the ability to heal, and he was certainly not given an animantium skeleton that has swords pop out. As an aside, a buddy of mine told me not to whine about this, which is true as in some cases they keep the essence of the character even if he looks different. I mean look at Bay's Tranformers. ALOT of people complained about the fire on Optimus but seriously... you BARELY see it and Optimus is still the same character. However, in the case of Deadpool this unfortunately does not happen.

With All my grievances aside, this movie was a solid attempt to revitalize the franchise. Personally, I'd like it if they'd make a more Astonishing X-Men like movie but that is just me. I'd certainly recommend this movie to any moviegoer especially those who don't know so much about the mythos that is the overrated Wolverine. 8/10
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9:19AM on 05/02/2009

Not awful

I liked the movie. It was completely ridiculous at times, but still, it was good summer fun. Won't be the best of the year, but something tells me won't be the worst either.

I was just happy with Gambit. I was never an X-Men fan, but always loved Gambit. The fact that they didn't screw him up as badly as they did some other characters from the universe made me happy. I'm hoping for Kitsch to be in a Gambit spin off now.

We got the Deadpool after credits, which I thought was stupid beyond
I liked the movie. It was completely ridiculous at times, but still, it was good summer fun. Won't be the best of the year, but something tells me won't be the worst either.

I was just happy with Gambit. I was never an X-Men fan, but always loved Gambit. The fact that they didn't screw him up as badly as they did some other characters from the universe made me happy. I'm hoping for Kitsch to be in a Gambit spin off now.

We got the Deadpool after credits, which I thought was stupid beyond all reason. I get why it happened, and the basic element could have been cool, but how they carried it out was just odd. I've heard the second after credits is just a waste. Any word if there are more?
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6:34AM on 05/02/2009

X-MAN

I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS MOVE SINCE I WAS 15!
I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS MOVE SINCE I WAS 15!
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6:28AM on 05/02/2009
The movie was a piece of SHIT!!!!! The character development was very poor. FX were laughable in 2009. The plot was riddled with more holes than a fish net. NO CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT. where is Lady death strike? what the fuck was that darth mall bullshit at the end?? That was far from dead pool. WTF???!!!! Why is cyclops always made a bitch in every movie? if toad ain't whoopin him, ureko is, and if not her jean is...fuck FOX!!!!! They are responsible for making the X men about WOLVERINE
The movie was a piece of SHIT!!!!! The character development was very poor. FX were laughable in 2009. The plot was riddled with more holes than a fish net. NO CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT. where is Lady death strike? what the fuck was that darth mall bullshit at the end?? That was far from dead pool. WTF???!!!! Why is cyclops always made a bitch in every movie? if toad ain't whoopin him, ureko is, and if not her jean is...fuck FOX!!!!! They are responsible for making the X men about WOLVERINE which it is far from. It is about XAVIER and his students in a battle against prejudice and mutant terrorism. It's not WOlverine featuring everyone else. Fox gave us Dragon Ball, Chun Li, and now this piece of shit all in one year???? what the fuck are they doing? I am passed tolerating this shit. I'm done with givin any more money to fox till they make a comic adaptation that equals up to The Dark Knight and Watchmen. I was disgusted. The fights were so mediocre. Choreography is horrible. Didn't the Bourne movies and new Bond movies along with Taken teach anything about good combat in American/ western based movies? This was very poor and not cared for. NOTHING like the comics and infact if I had never read the comics these wouldn't inspire me to start...lol, fucking idiots Fox.

I was one of those who liked the singer movies as movies but as adaptations they are SHIT!!!!! No excuse. Xmen is just as big a universe as Lord Of The Rings yet Lord of the rings was handled like royalty. I like me some wolverine but when it comes to X MEN??? All of them make the team as equal as they come. Even Harvey Dent was more interesting than any of the sub characters in Wolverine. Hell I'll even take ol girl Rachel Dawes.... no seriously...wolverine was trash dookie!!!! I'm tired of mediocrity. From now on a moie is either good bad or trash dookie. mediocrity gets no play
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6:07AM on 05/02/2009

Sorry MetalJoker BUT ...

... if Sabretooth can say "Scream for me" to Storm, who he doesn't know, I don't see why he wouldn't say "Hello brother" when he sees Wolverine, who he knows for decades, so the whole fanboy theory "he knows him, but he doesn't say it" doesn't stick. As for spoilers, the topic is called "Your Review - Wolverine" so I assume people reading this saw the movie (or at least workprint thats been going around for a month now).
... if Sabretooth can say "Scream for me" to Storm, who he doesn't know, I don't see why he wouldn't say "Hello brother" when he sees Wolverine, who he knows for decades, so the whole fanboy theory "he knows him, but he doesn't say it" doesn't stick. As for spoilers, the topic is called "Your Review - Wolverine" so I assume people reading this saw the movie (or at least workprint thats been going around for a month now).
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5:19AM on 05/02/2009

Missing Bryan Singer

I sw the work print, and based off that, I decided not to even bother with the film itself. Hugh is still the man, since he can somehow keep his dignity after an atrocity like this. I still haven't seen Watchmen, and I know it's a much better film.
I sw the work print, and based off that, I decided not to even bother with the film itself. Hugh is still the man, since he can somehow keep his dignity after an atrocity like this. I still haven't seen Watchmen, and I know it's a much better film.
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4:13AM on 05/02/2009

Sigh

One major problem for me was the action, wasn't a fan of the style for some reason but I'm not going to hold it against it.

The changing of major characters and plot elements for the worse for no apparent reason upsets me. The Deadpool Project? He doesn't lose his memory when he gets the adamantium?

They made it uninvolving with their needless changes. It just makes no sense.
One major problem for me was the action, wasn't a fan of the style for some reason but I'm not going to hold it against it.

The changing of major characters and plot elements for the worse for no apparent reason upsets me. The Deadpool Project? He doesn't lose his memory when he gets the adamantium?

They made it uninvolving with their needless changes. It just makes no sense.
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3:25AM on 05/02/2009

BAH!

How can anybody watch movies like Casino Royal, Dark Knight, Iron Man, X2...where they have such respect for the audience, good characters that we care about and a sense that, without development and emotional impact, movies mean nothing. Why not just play a video game? What's the difference? Hell, even the video games I play have better characters than in this movie.
You are all being insulted when Hollywood puts out horrid trash like this. Yet you all still swallow it with "I had a good time
How can anybody watch movies like Casino Royal, Dark Knight, Iron Man, X2...where they have such respect for the audience, good characters that we care about and a sense that, without development and emotional impact, movies mean nothing. Why not just play a video game? What's the difference? Hell, even the video games I play have better characters than in this movie.
You are all being insulted when Hollywood puts out horrid trash like this. Yet you all still swallow it with "I had a good time and that's all that's important"
If you say so, but you know you're being insulted by these filmmakers.

I still love me some Hugh Jackman though
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3:04AM on 05/02/2009

well

Hugh Jackman is still great as Wolverine. The main reason this movie sucks is because of the director. Gavin Hood just did not bring the goods. Bad choice for this flick. Yes the script was bad, but a decent action director could have made the best of it.

I wish John Mctiernan wasn't in jail, cause I think he could have done well with this. Oh well.

Maybe it makes enough money to cause a sequel, and they get it right next time., But I doubt it.

Just imagine what the Wachowski Brothers
Hugh Jackman is still great as Wolverine. The main reason this movie sucks is because of the director. Gavin Hood just did not bring the goods. Bad choice for this flick. Yes the script was bad, but a decent action director could have made the best of it.

I wish John Mctiernan wasn't in jail, cause I think he could have done well with this. Oh well.

Maybe it makes enough money to cause a sequel, and they get it right next time., But I doubt it.

Just imagine what the Wachowski Brothers could have done with Wolverine. Damn.

Deadpool, was awful. Borderline criminal what they did to him. Gambit was okay, twenty years ago JCVD would have been better. Scenes after credits were pointless. Just utterly pointless.
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3:02AM on 05/02/2009
I don't get where all of the hate is coming from!! I thought it was great movie. Miles better than X3 but not as great as Batman Begins or Iron Man. Still a pretty worthy film in it's own right. Glad to see summer get off to a good start!!!
I don't get where all of the hate is coming from!! I thought it was great movie. Miles better than X3 but not as great as Batman Begins or Iron Man. Still a pretty worthy film in it's own right. Glad to see summer get off to a good start!!!
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1:23AM on 05/02/2009

Wicked

This movie was great, has a good feeling and I kept my feelings in check. Everyone did a good job the only thing jarring was the person at the end at the Helicopter look a little weird at first.

You can tell that Jackman loves Wolvie and I will like Jackman forever for it, its nice to see a Star have such passion for a part that most would deem silly. 8.5/10 for me great work guys. I really hope There is another Wolvie pick in the near future.
This movie was great, has a good feeling and I kept my feelings in check. Everyone did a good job the only thing jarring was the person at the end at the Helicopter look a little weird at first.

You can tell that Jackman loves Wolvie and I will like Jackman forever for it, its nice to see a Star have such passion for a part that most would deem silly. 8.5/10 for me great work guys. I really hope There is another Wolvie pick in the near future.
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1:23AM on 05/02/2009

Different End Clip

I had seen the workprint for the movie when a buddy of mine passed it down so I knew what I was getting into when I got to the theater. Honestly, it wasn't a bad action movie...it's just a shame they had to bring down the X-Men franchise with such a mediocre movie. Also, in response to one poster's query about the post-credit scene, I saw one completely different in the theater. I don't really want to say much for fear of spoilers, but I will say Deadpool fans may not have to worry.
I had seen the workprint for the movie when a buddy of mine passed it down so I knew what I was getting into when I got to the theater. Honestly, it wasn't a bad action movie...it's just a shame they had to bring down the X-Men franchise with such a mediocre movie. Also, in response to one poster's query about the post-credit scene, I saw one completely different in the theater. I don't really want to say much for fear of spoilers, but I will say Deadpool fans may not have to worry.
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1:16AM on 05/02/2009

Great show!

Hey everybody,

Just got back from seeing "Wolverine" and I'd like to start off first by saying that all you haters really need to calm the hell down. I'm a HUGE fan of the comics and characters and I thought the movie was fantastic. All of you are being so goddamn picky about the flick that's its almost downright strange. Both Hugh and Liev gave amazing performances (both were very badass!) and all the supporting characters didn't smother them at all. Ryan Reynolds did a fine job as Deadpool
Hey everybody,

Just got back from seeing "Wolverine" and I'd like to start off first by saying that all you haters really need to calm the hell down. I'm a HUGE fan of the comics and characters and I thought the movie was fantastic. All of you are being so goddamn picky about the flick that's its almost downright strange. Both Hugh and Liev gave amazing performances (both were very badass!) and all the supporting characters didn't smother them at all. Ryan Reynolds did a fine job as Deadpool and I was glad to see he wasn't overused at all. The action was great and there was some terrific lines as well. Overall, a very entertaining night and a great start to the summer.

Final Vote: 8.5/10
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1:01AM on 05/02/2009

eh

first...i thought the movie was bad....

but, I really just want to comment on the folks who question why Saber didn't know wolvie in the XMen movie...

read the Sabertooth origin comic...he has had his memory erased...on several occasions...

also, he did show a sign of vaguely remembering him when he kept his dogtag as a "trophy"
first...i thought the movie was bad....

but, I really just want to comment on the folks who question why Saber didn't know wolvie in the XMen movie...

read the Sabertooth origin comic...he has had his memory erased...on several occasions...

also, he did show a sign of vaguely remembering him when he kept his dogtag as a "trophy"
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12:34AM on 05/02/2009

My Expectations where low.

Wolverine was a good solid action flick, though an R-rating couldn't have hurt.
Jackman basically makes the film, the action is great and it ties in really well with the X-men trilogy. This is one of the better films that Fox has put out after a long line of dissapointments. Still, FOX is not out of the Naughty corner yet. Seriously Enough with the PG-13 ratings and Creative interferance already.
Wolverine was a good solid action flick, though an R-rating couldn't have hurt.
Jackman basically makes the film, the action is great and it ties in really well with the X-men trilogy. This is one of the better films that Fox has put out after a long line of dissapointments. Still, FOX is not out of the Naughty corner yet. Seriously Enough with the PG-13 ratings and Creative interferance already.
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12:08AM on 05/02/2009
The game is a lot better than the movie in regards to capturing the character of Wolverine and what he fights and acts like. It is brutal, not this PG crap that the movie is. Still, it wasnt X3 bad, but it wasnt X2 good.
The game is a lot better than the movie in regards to capturing the character of Wolverine and what he fights and acts like. It is brutal, not this PG crap that the movie is. Still, it wasnt X3 bad, but it wasnt X2 good.
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11:17PM on 05/01/2009

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If you look closely at the 2000 X-Men movie, you will notice that Sabretooth does not talk much in the movie plus the fact that he never showed any signs in the movie that he didn't recognize him. However, I don't think he showed signs that he did recognize him either, except for the part when Wolvie was supposedly dead and Sabretooth approached him growling as if he knew he was healing and the part when Wolvie says " Hey bub I'm not finished with you yet" and Sabretooth smiles. For those who
If you look closely at the 2000 X-Men movie, you will notice that Sabretooth does not talk much in the movie plus the fact that he never showed any signs in the movie that he didn't recognize him. However, I don't think he showed signs that he did recognize him either, except for the part when Wolvie was supposedly dead and Sabretooth approached him growling as if he knew he was healing and the part when Wolvie says " Hey bub I'm not finished with you yet" and Sabretooth smiles. For those who haven't seen XMO Wolverine and can't remember the 2000 X-Men movie, please keep in mind that these are scenes from the X-Men 200 movie, NOT from XMO Wolvie.
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11:16PM on 05/01/2009

Could Have Been Better,but it didn't suck outright.

Not Enough Wade and too much Gambit.Also where was Stan Lee's Cameo..or did I miss it?

also I wish they had more on the Wars they were involved in besides just snippets during the creds...Still I hope they go through with the Magneto Origin.
Not Enough Wade and too much Gambit.Also where was Stan Lee's Cameo..or did I miss it?

also I wish they had more on the Wars they were involved in besides just snippets during the creds...Still I hope they go through with the Magneto Origin.
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10:54PM on 05/01/2009
I enjoyed it. I'm not a part of that "it's really cool to hate this movie because other people do" crowd. Cut it however you want to, but that's what is going on here. Was the film Oscar worthy? No, but what comic movie is? Was it a fun hour and a half? Yes it was.
I enjoyed it. I'm not a part of that "it's really cool to hate this movie because other people do" crowd. Cut it however you want to, but that's what is going on here. Was the film Oscar worthy? No, but what comic movie is? Was it a fun hour and a half? Yes it was.
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10:45PM on 05/01/2009
Dark Knight- come on man, at least put SPOILERS! above your plot run down!

Anyway, I have not gotten around to see this movie, and was heavily debating it until I got on here today and read every single one of your reviews. I appreciate all of your input and how you so passionately disliked this movie. And a lot of you who disliked it weren't even massive Wolverine comic book fans. So, I am definitely staying clear of this until rental. Thanks for the heads up.
Dark Knight- come on man, at least put SPOILERS! above your plot run down!

Anyway, I have not gotten around to see this movie, and was heavily debating it until I got on here today and read every single one of your reviews. I appreciate all of your input and how you so passionately disliked this movie. And a lot of you who disliked it weren't even massive Wolverine comic book fans. So, I am definitely staying clear of this until rental. Thanks for the heads up.
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9:31PM on 05/01/2009

Forget the Movie, Play the Game!!!!

I was one of the ones who watched the workprint, since I figured Fox owed me at LEAST that much from watching too many of their shitty movies...

I gotta say, watching the workprint with friends was great, as we laughed our asses off every time the CGI wasn't complete... The best part was when Sabertooth throws Wolvy into a truck, and you just see a digital body roll over the truck, with no skin or features... Hilarious! I think this film would have ben better received if they had left it
I was one of the ones who watched the workprint, since I figured Fox owed me at LEAST that much from watching too many of their shitty movies...

I gotta say, watching the workprint with friends was great, as we laughed our asses off every time the CGI wasn't complete... The best part was when Sabertooth throws Wolvy into a truck, and you just see a digital body roll over the truck, with no skin or features... Hilarious! I think this film would have ben better received if they had left it unfinished.

On a related note, I just downloaded the demo for Wolverine on 360, and OMG, it's everything I didn't get from this movie!!!! Seriously, it's SO violent, and plays a lot like God of War or Ninja Gaiden... I'm planning on buying it ASAP, while before playing the demo, I wasn't even gonna rent it!

It's that good! Every Wolverine fan should play it.
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7:43PM on 05/01/2009
Good things in the movie: 1. Jackman, 2. Schreiber, 3. Copter scene, 4. Blob fight. Bad things in the movie: 1. Ending 2. Deadpool 3. It's never explained how come Sabretooth doesn't recognize Wolverine in X-Men if they are brothers and his memory is not erased 4.Twist when Wolverine discovers Silver Fox didn't die 5. Erasing Wolverine's memory with adamantium bullets (yeah, right) 6. Stryker (Cox was far better). And cherry on top - 7. After credits scene with Deadpool picking his severed
Good things in the movie: 1. Jackman, 2. Schreiber, 3. Copter scene, 4. Blob fight. Bad things in the movie: 1. Ending 2. Deadpool 3. It's never explained how come Sabretooth doesn't recognize Wolverine in X-Men if they are brothers and his memory is not erased 4.Twist when Wolverine discovers Silver Fox didn't die 5. Erasing Wolverine's memory with adamantium bullets (yeah, right) 6. Stryker (Cox was far better). And cherry on top - 7. After credits scene with Deadpool picking his severed head. Summary: somewhere on the level of X-Men: The Last Stand, maybe a bit better, but not far away. Diagnose for possible sequel - get rid of Gavin Hood and 20th Century Fox.
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7:35PM on 05/01/2009

Keeping an Open Mind

I just finished reading all the posts so far aswell as Chris's "Joblo" review, and I usually form opinions and lurk, but today I feel like there's a topic I'd like to express an opinion about. First, I really appreciate the more informed reviews on here, aswell as everyone who chimed in to express their feelings about this film based on their perspectives, and I can honestly say I feel that I've grown to appreciate film and the fanbase/critics all the more for it. What I felt a knee-jerk
I just finished reading all the posts so far aswell as Chris's "Joblo" review, and I usually form opinions and lurk, but today I feel like there's a topic I'd like to express an opinion about. First, I really appreciate the more informed reviews on here, aswell as everyone who chimed in to express their feelings about this film based on their perspectives, and I can honestly say I feel that I've grown to appreciate film and the fanbase/critics all the more for it. What I felt a knee-jerk reaction to, immediately however, is "Bronco Fans" post about a certain viewpoint being respectfully repressed in this thread. In this case his request was for "Comic Book Nerds" to [link] leave their comments out. I detest this type of narrow-mindedness. It would be like asking all the female readership to keep silent on their opinions, or analogous to asking only those who are willing to limit their reviews/chime-ins to limited two-word criticisms like "Movie=Good", "Movie=Bad". I can sincerely say, that after viewing the film and then reading the more informed criticisms here, I can appreciate the history of development that went into this adaptation of the "Wolverine" mythos and all the talented visionaries that expressed and refined their interpretations of the "Wolverine" ideology. So, thank you, to everyone, and I hope someday that there will be less of this desire to segrate and silence those who have taken the time to articulate their thoughts in an intelligle way and reference the predecessors that have elaborated on the concept of "Wolverine", which I hope will be revisited with more polish. To everyone asking people to calm down, I also feel this sentiment is unnecessarily prohibitive. -My Two Cents.
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4:54PM on 05/01/2009

Not as bad as people say

I'll admit i was getting worried about all this bad buzz about the movie, but i just got done watching it and I really enjoyed it. This was MUCH MUCH better than Xmen 3, but definitely not as good as the first 2 Xmen's. I never really cared for Deadpool that much, so what they did to him in the end didnt really bother me, but I am a huge Wolverine and Sabertooth fan. Theres a few things that kinda bugged me about the plot, but i figured the movie wasnt gonna go by the comics word for word. It
I'll admit i was getting worried about all this bad buzz about the movie, but i just got done watching it and I really enjoyed it. This was MUCH MUCH better than Xmen 3, but definitely not as good as the first 2 Xmen's. I never really cared for Deadpool that much, so what they did to him in the end didnt really bother me, but I am a huge Wolverine and Sabertooth fan. Theres a few things that kinda bugged me about the plot, but i figured the movie wasnt gonna go by the comics word for word. It wasnt an amazing movie, but I really enjoyed it and was satisfied with the outcome. The biggest thing i didnt like about the flick was when one of the characters died around the Gambit part, i thought that was lame. But overall it was a good movie.

7.5-8/10 in my opinion
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4:36PM on 05/01/2009
I thought it pretty muched sucked... Like everyone has said, Jackman was awesome, along with Sabertooth and Danny Huston... It was just so f*cking... lame... like a few plot *twists*... my god they were so stupid. And everytime Wolverine was screaming or something it was a close up shot on his face... I was literally laughing my ass off on a few parts.. like when he jumped off the cliff naked, and the Professor, my god that was too funny. I liked how also the characters (mostly Sabertooth) just
I thought it pretty muched sucked... Like everyone has said, Jackman was awesome, along with Sabertooth and Danny Huston... It was just so f*cking... lame... like a few plot *twists*... my god they were so stupid. And everytime Wolverine was screaming or something it was a close up shot on his face... I was literally laughing my ass off on a few parts.. like when he jumped off the cliff naked, and the Professor, my god that was too funny. I liked how also the characters (mostly Sabertooth) just *showed* up at places in tha movie, ready to fight... And Wolvie always saying he's ready to murder someone which, he really f*cking didn't murder anyone besides like, 2 ppl? And the begin credits, although cool as fuck (my opinion) definitley could sense some gayness.. even throughout the movie lol

5.5/10... Joblo's(not really joblo i don't think) review got it right
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3:39PM on 05/01/2009

JoBlo review got it right

Chris' review of Wolverine was bang-on. The cast was excellent (except the guy who played Gambit; couldn't keep his accent) but the script and the CGI just didn't work. I really wanted to like this film, but no joy.

No, I'm not a comic fan but I can understand why they'd be pissed at this flick.
Chris' review of Wolverine was bang-on. The cast was excellent (except the guy who played Gambit; couldn't keep his accent) but the script and the CGI just didn't work. I really wanted to like this film, but no joy.

No, I'm not a comic fan but I can understand why they'd be pissed at this flick.
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3:17PM on 05/01/2009

Not Great

I saw it tuesday night at a advanced screening. Wasn't impressed, dodgy CGI took away the feel of the movie. Liev was an excellent Sabertooth, Ryan Reynolds was great in the first 20 mins or so. Hugh was Hugh... it worked.

Its a shame that with well suited actors, the film just didn't feel right.
I saw it tuesday night at a advanced screening. Wasn't impressed, dodgy CGI took away the feel of the movie. Liev was an excellent Sabertooth, Ryan Reynolds was great in the first 20 mins or so. Hugh was Hugh... it worked.

Its a shame that with well suited actors, the film just didn't feel right.
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3:09PM on 05/01/2009

Eh....

Wasn't bad, but it certainly wasn't good...not sure if anyone's addressed this, but there's a bit after the end credits (if you can endure that), which has Wolvie in Japan, but apparently different prints have different clips...anyone get anything different than "I'm drinking to remember?"
Wasn't bad, but it certainly wasn't good...not sure if anyone's addressed this, but there's a bit after the end credits (if you can endure that), which has Wolvie in Japan, but apparently different prints have different clips...anyone get anything different than "I'm drinking to remember?"
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2:58PM on 05/01/2009

Terrible.

The workprint was better. At least it had an excuse to suck.
The workprint was better. At least it had an excuse to suck.
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2:44PM on 05/01/2009

Abysmal

Remarkably awful.

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Remarkably awful.

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2:43PM on 05/01/2009

Keep Wolvy and Deadpool,change everything else....

I think hugh as Wolvy and Ryan as Deadpool is good. First time i saw Ryan reynolds I thought he would be perfect to play either Flash or Deadpool.Liv shreiber although a good actor doesnt quite sell as Sabertooth. And where was that mad doc who experimented on wolvy.
I want to see wolvy origins remade, Hugh but with original story and better production unit.
This Wolvy version broke my heart in a million pieces. Wolvy is all about killing,intense emotions and blood so show that instead of
I think hugh as Wolvy and Ryan as Deadpool is good. First time i saw Ryan reynolds I thought he would be perfect to play either Flash or Deadpool.Liv shreiber although a good actor doesnt quite sell as Sabertooth. And where was that mad doc who experimented on wolvy.
I want to see wolvy origins remade, Hugh but with original story and better production unit.
This Wolvy version broke my heart in a million pieces. Wolvy is all about killing,intense emotions and blood so show that instead of showing some version of winnie the pooh cartoon.
If i chose a director it would be someone like Zack Snyder,Gullermo del toro, or wachowski bros etc to make this movie.

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2:40PM on 05/01/2009

x-men origins wolverine

I really enjoyed the film, my only probelms with it were the fight scenes were too short, the effects looked a little crappy other than that I really enjoyed X-MEN ORIGINS WOLVERINE.

I liked how they gave the charcters their own time to shine instead of having them interact with each other all at the same time, I only wished Wayde Wilson would have had a longer role, he was so funny.

At the end there is a surprise cameo which I had heard of and ended up making it in the final cut of the
I really enjoyed the film, my only probelms with it were the fight scenes were too short, the effects looked a little crappy other than that I really enjoyed X-MEN ORIGINS WOLVERINE.

I liked how they gave the charcters their own time to shine instead of having them interact with each other all at the same time, I only wished Wayde Wilson would have had a longer role, he was so funny.

At the end there is a surprise cameo which I had heard of and ended up making it in the final cut of the film, that was pretty cool, at the end of the credits we see Logan in a bar with a Japanese bartender serving him drinks and she asks him if he's drinking to forget and then Logan responds "no, I'm drinking to remember" and then the screen goes to black so I think they're hinting at a sequel in where they would explore his time in Japan.

Overall the film was awsome, even though I still think X2 is the best in the franchise, all of the cast gave good performances Hugh, Leiv, Ryan, Taylor especially, the only thing I hope they do is recruit Bryan Singer to direct a fourth X-MEN film and incorporate Deadpool and Gambit in the film, that would be Epic!

I give it a 8/10.
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2:24PM on 05/01/2009

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150 mil? Where did it go? Hugh Jackman is Wolverine and Danny Huston and Liev Schreiber both did great jobs replacing previous actors they actually look nothing like.

The movie wasn't bad...just nothing really great. Was disappointing. Cant wait for Ironman 2.
150 mil? Where did it go? Hugh Jackman is Wolverine and Danny Huston and Liev Schreiber both did great jobs replacing previous actors they actually look nothing like.

The movie wasn't bad...just nothing really great. Was disappointing. Cant wait for Ironman 2.
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2:23PM on 05/01/2009

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I definitely agree with you on some of those to an extent. I will say that I have been a pretty big comic book nerd since I was a kid. To get a Wolverine movie perfect would take a miracle. There are WAY too many writers in the X-Men universe adding their own twists and turns into the origins.

I should clarify that my very, very short review of this movie is based on the entertainment. It's a boring, weak story, with very unoriginal action scenes. Still, an OK start to the summer of
I definitely agree with you on some of those to an extent. I will say that I have been a pretty big comic book nerd since I was a kid. To get a Wolverine movie perfect would take a miracle. There are WAY too many writers in the X-Men universe adding their own twists and turns into the origins.

I should clarify that my very, very short review of this movie is based on the entertainment. It's a boring, weak story, with very unoriginal action scenes. Still, an OK start to the summer of blockbusters. 5/10
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2:17PM on 05/01/2009

It sucked so bad

When you have an established character that people respond to, its probably for the best if you dont mess about with it. Almost every character in this film had major alterations made to them. Agent Zero was a blonde german last time I checked, and called Maverick at the time of Weapon X, so why change all that? I think the cast did their best, some better than others, but the major problem with most comic book movies are the writers. If they dont come from a comics background I can
When you have an established character that people respond to, its probably for the best if you dont mess about with it. Almost every character in this film had major alterations made to them. Agent Zero was a blonde german last time I checked, and called Maverick at the time of Weapon X, so why change all that? I think the cast did their best, some better than others, but the major problem with most comic book movies are the writers. If they dont come from a comics background I can understand why they would want to add their own stamp on pre existing characters, but why do the studios encourage this? If it aint broke dont fix it.

Gary Busey said that.
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2:05PM on 05/01/2009
One of the worst crap movies I've seen in a long time. People who thought that was "cool" or anything like it, are just.. beyond words.
Not one single good shot. Boring action as hell. Go look at the T2 trailer.. that's what a movie has to look like. That's called great visuals, great action, great atmosphere, great popcorn fun Hollywood blockbuster.
One of the worst crap movies I've seen in a long time. People who thought that was "cool" or anything like it, are just.. beyond words.
Not one single good shot. Boring action as hell. Go look at the T2 trailer.. that's what a movie has to look like. That's called great visuals, great action, great atmosphere, great popcorn fun Hollywood blockbuster.
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1:41PM on 05/01/2009

Kick Ass

Everyone who didn't think this was a kewl movie needs to get off their high horse.
Not every comic book adaptation is going to leap off the screen and punch you in the face with it's pure awesome.

Wolvie provided alot of fun and explosions, maybe it wasn't 100% faithful to certain character canon but that's the way the script crumbles at the end of the day.
If you want to see Hugh Jackman doing some intense dialogue, I'd assume you go see Australia.
I don't really know... I hear it was
Everyone who didn't think this was a kewl movie needs to get off their high horse.
Not every comic book adaptation is going to leap off the screen and punch you in the face with it's pure awesome.

Wolvie provided alot of fun and explosions, maybe it wasn't 100% faithful to certain character canon but that's the way the script crumbles at the end of the day.
If you want to see Hugh Jackman doing some intense dialogue, I'd assume you go see Australia.
I don't really know... I hear it was intense.
I don't know.
I saw Wolverine.
Kick ass.
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1:19PM on 05/01/2009

AN EPIC FAIL

X-Men Origins: Wolverine IS BY FAR ONE OF THE WORST MARVEL MOVIES EVER TO GRACE THE SILVER SCREEN! This movie sucked so bad it made X3 better. This movie is even worse than Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. Hell! Id even watch Spiderman 3 instead of this piece of $#!t, and I REALLY HATE Spiderman 3!

What went wrong:

* The Cast: Liev Schreiber didnt sell me on Sabretooth. Gambit was poorly portrayed - more pretty boy douchebag than scruffy cajun thief. Oh and Ryan Reynolds
X-Men Origins: Wolverine IS BY FAR ONE OF THE WORST MARVEL MOVIES EVER TO GRACE THE SILVER SCREEN! This movie sucked so bad it made X3 better. This movie is even worse than Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. Hell! Id even watch Spiderman 3 instead of this piece of $#!t, and I REALLY HATE Spiderman 3!

What went wrong:

* The Cast: Liev Schreiber didnt sell me on Sabretooth. Gambit was poorly portrayed - more pretty boy douchebag than scruffy cajun thief. Oh and Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool!? Just because he ruined Blade with his characters stupid banter doesnt mean he would make a great Deadpool. Reynolds doesnt even make a good Deadpool.

* The first 10 minutes: They should have left this out, including the flash-forwards through the different wars that followed. The opening did no justice to Wolverine: Origin. And the following war sequences showing the odd bond between Sabretooth and Wolverine made absolutely no sense.

* The Script: David Benioff - Thank you for tarnishing one of my favorite Marvel Characters. The script would have done fine back in the 80s. But in this century, it is god-frakking awful! Did you even read any of the comic books?

* DEADPOOL: They completely RUINED this character. First - Ryan Reynolds. Second - the Merc had the Mouth but having stupid things to say doesnt make you Deadpool. The banter has to be funny. Everyone of (Ryan Reynolds) Deadpools lines made me wanna vomit. Third - Deadpool is seriously messed up in appearance and in the head. He wears a mask. And if David Benioff had read a Deadpool comic he would have seen how being jacked up (both physically and mentally), wearing a mask, and saying banter thats actually funny makes Deadpool a truly unique and memorable character in the comics. The Deadpool in the movie is one that I wish I had never seen. Especially later on, after he gets turned into Baraka from Mortal Kombat that also has Cyclops optic blasts and Wraiths teleportation. At that point in the movie, I face-palmed, jaw dropped in utter disgust.

* Adamantium Bullets to induce memory loss. Think about it. Ill wait.











Yeah it makes absolutely no frakking sense to me either! How does an adamantium bulllet shot at Wolverines skull cause memory loss when a regular bullet doesnt?

* The ending: It just doesnt work at all. And to think that there could ever be a sequel after the atrocities seen in this film is well beyond me!

How FOX could have fixed it after it leaked:

* Cut the opening and the flash-forward war scenes. Cut the scene of Beak at a carnival ripping people off. Cut the Sabretooth hunt for Scott Summers scene. The movie should run the standard length of 86 minutes for a 2nd rate action flick.

* Sabretooth is a maniacal sociopath. Show me that, not some school bully.

* Amp up the fights involving Wolverine. I wanna see deep cuts, limbs coming off, the occasional decapitation, blood-gushing, lots of blood (see Kill Bill Vol. 1 and 2). This is Wolverine not Hello Kitty.

* Un-fook Deadpool. See the above to learn how.

* No adamantium bullets, please. Thanks.

What I think should have been done since the movie was announced:

* They should have gotten a better writer/script. I would have loved to see a screenplay nicely adapting Wolverine: Origin and the Weapon X storyline. This would solely focus on WOLVERINE. We don't need to the fluff of other mutants to establish Wolverine's true origin.

If you must waste some money, as well as, torture yourself, by all means go and see the movie. Even if youve never read the comic, the movie just seems like an over-rated action flick that should have went straight to DVD, kinda like Steven Segals movies. This movie could easily have been one of those Sci-Fi channel original movies like Python vs. Boa.

If you really want to see Wolverines true origins, read the graphic novels mentioned above.

Wolverine is the best there is at what he does. And what he does isnt very nice. X-Men Origins: Wolverine is proof of that.

X-men Origins: Wolverine is an EPIC FAIL.
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1:16PM on 05/01/2009

For Real

Did I miss something? Did I see a different movie than most people? How was this movie better that X3? I didn't think X3 was good, but I rather watch that movie over this one any day.
Wolverine had a $150 million dollar budget...where did it go? The scence in the bathroom where he pulled out his claws...it looked like something from Who Framed Rodger Rabbit. The CGI company on this movie should just pack it up and call it quits. I retard with one eye and a crayon could have done better with
Did I miss something? Did I see a different movie than most people? How was this movie better that X3? I didn't think X3 was good, but I rather watch that movie over this one any day.
Wolverine had a $150 million dollar budget...where did it go? The scence in the bathroom where he pulled out his claws...it looked like something from Who Framed Rodger Rabbit. The CGI company on this movie should just pack it up and call it quits. I retard with one eye and a crayon could have done better with his claws in this movie.
It just sucks that Hollywood makes comic book movies for the common audience not the fans. Cause they can just half ass a movie and know it will make $100 million at the box office and whatever on DVD.

Again...what is up with the magic memory erasing bullets???
"His brain might grow back, but his memories won't!" Ya, thats sticking to him.

Did Uwe Boll change his name to Gavin Hood?
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1:11PM on 05/01/2009

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No it isn't. I'd rather watch House of the Dead, Postal, or any other Boll films over this one. At least they entertain me.
No it isn't. I'd rather watch House of the Dead, Postal, or any other Boll films over this one. At least they entertain me.
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12:57PM on 05/01/2009

Regarding Deadpool ending..

I haven't seen it yet and really dont give a shit what they do because Im not a moron and realize that they put this ending in prob last week because they heard the backlash this piece of shit is getting.

I rather watch Elektra backwards 12 1/2 times then watch this shit. I don't support Fox nor do I support Rothman. I don't have it on me now but you should see the slate this guy has in store for that company.
I haven't seen it yet and really dont give a shit what they do because Im not a moron and realize that they put this ending in prob last week because they heard the backlash this piece of shit is getting.

I rather watch Elektra backwards 12 1/2 times then watch this shit. I don't support Fox nor do I support Rothman. I don't have it on me now but you should see the slate this guy has in store for that company.
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12:51PM on 05/01/2009

what do you expect

In all honesty, I think they did okay with what they were given.

Yeah deadpool didn't follow the actual comics and wolverines healing factor is the real cause for his memory lose, but how are they supposed to show that in a movie that is only an hour and a half long.

I'm not saying they did their best because they certainly did not. Less time was needed with certain things and more time was needed with other things. For example. Why was he called Logan for half the movie, James by
In all honesty, I think they did okay with what they were given.

Yeah deadpool didn't follow the actual comics and wolverines healing factor is the real cause for his memory lose, but how are they supposed to show that in a movie that is only an hour and a half long.

I'm not saying they did their best because they certainly did not. Less time was needed with certain things and more time was needed with other things. For example. Why was he called Logan for half the movie, James by some people, Jimmy by one person, and Wolverine by everyone else. I know the answer but I know it left some newbies a little confused. If they had simply made that beginning scene about 2 minutes longer to explain who his real father was who ACTUALLY takes him away to take care of him, and why he ACTUALLY loses his memory (Not cool adamantium bullets) The movie would have made so much more sense, from the simple name perspective.

I'm not going to get into deadpool because there was so much wrong there but I've heard and seen (and without giving anything away)that the hidden endings might calm some of your already frazzled nerves about how much it sucked.

For those of us who read and love the comics, yeah we are disappointed...but we really are only going to make up about 5% of the total population to go see the movie. This movie is for people who just want entertainment, and when you look at it that way...it's ALRIGHT
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12:31PM on 05/01/2009

Honestly, it's not that bad

Crap, sorry for the double post.
Crap, sorry for the double post.
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12:27PM on 05/01/2009

Honestly, it's not that bad

I went and saw this last night. Despite two points in the movie where the sound cut out for a second or two (thanks AMC), the movie wasn't horrible. It wasn't great, and you could see where some of the reshoots were done and where Fox meddled with the story, but overall I'd give it a bargain matinee viewing.

There were about five cheesy things in this movie, but if you look at as an 1980's comic book movie (as the Fox Execs surely did) those items can be glossed over. Loved Liev Schrieber as
I went and saw this last night. Despite two points in the movie where the sound cut out for a second or two (thanks AMC), the movie wasn't horrible. It wasn't great, and you could see where some of the reshoots were done and where Fox meddled with the story, but overall I'd give it a bargain matinee viewing.

There were about five cheesy things in this movie, but if you look at as an 1980's comic book movie (as the Fox Execs surely did) those items can be glossed over. Loved Liev Schrieber as Sabretooth. Finally we had a menacing, serial killer-type of character, instead of a brain-dead mute of a wrestler. Ryan Reynolds was cool as Deadpool, and whoever the kid was who played the young Cyclops really needs to take over the role permanently from James Marsden.

At one point, I thought they were going to mention the nation of Wakanda (Black Panther's home and kingdom), but then I remembered it was a Fox movie, not a Marvel Studios movie, so they kind of danced around it. Definitely a lot of hodge-podge from all the different Wolverine books were added to this movie. A few things were newly fabricated (some not for the better). All in all, I didn't walk out disappointed.

Like I said, bargain matinee viewing. Stay until the end of the credits to see one of the five 'surprise' endings. Ours involved Deadpool.
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12:12PM on 05/01/2009

More re-shoots and re-writes, please!

What a suck, but at least it was better than X3.
What a suck, but at least it was better than X3.
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11:59AM on 05/01/2009

Lame

All I can think about is the extremely weak fight sceen between Gambit and Wolverine. Wtf was up with that ladder slice moment.

Not a very good movie.
I still know nothing about wolverine.
Well...I know where he got that cool jacket.
All I can think about is the extremely weak fight sceen between Gambit and Wolverine. Wtf was up with that ladder slice moment.

Not a very good movie.
I still know nothing about wolverine.
Well...I know where he got that cool jacket.
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11:46AM on 05/01/2009

Ryan Reynolds

Has a beard in both Chaos Theory and Blade III... Just sayin...
Has a beard in both Chaos Theory and Blade III... Just sayin...
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11:44AM on 05/01/2009
i liked it. people are pissed off that it isnt another 'dark knight' to wow us. get over it people.
i liked it. people are pissed off that it isnt another 'dark knight' to wow us. get over it people.
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11:09AM on 05/01/2009

Someone is actually called Bronco Fan? Wow.

LOL Bronco Fan!

You don't want to hear any whining so you whine about it. Hi-Larry-us.

Wha Wha, don't complain. Wha!
LOL Bronco Fan!

You don't want to hear any whining so you whine about it. Hi-Larry-us.

Wha Wha, don't complain. Wha!
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10:40AM on 05/01/2009

DO NOT SEE

Please do not see this movie, I am begging you. Fox Studio's raped us of another Comic Book Movie, they should pay us $10 to see this movie.
If you fill compelled to see this movie, just watch about the first 20 minutes then leave and ask for your money back. The only good thing about the movie was the opening credits sequence and Wade Wilson, after you see him, you should just leave.
I mean, after every bad scence, it was like they were thinking "How can we make this movie worse?". It
Please do not see this movie, I am begging you. Fox Studio's raped us of another Comic Book Movie, they should pay us $10 to see this movie.
If you fill compelled to see this movie, just watch about the first 20 minutes then leave and ask for your money back. The only good thing about the movie was the opening credits sequence and Wade Wilson, after you see him, you should just leave.
I mean, after every bad scence, it was like they were thinking "How can we make this movie worse?". It doesn't get much worse then what they do to Deadpool.
All and all, just wait till its on FX in 2 years. I had good time just laughing at the bad CGI and the "bullets" made to take out [link] he is a werewolf now???

Almost an Awesomely Bad Movie
3/10

If you like this movie, I recommend:

My Super Ex-Girlfriend
Batman and Robin
Fantastic 4:Rise of the Silver Surfer
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10:29AM on 05/01/2009

Pretty Terrible

well.. I wasn't expecting too much, and I was still dissapointed. The cast was great.. especially Jackman and Schreiber, but the plot, script, and overall film was a complete mess. Here we have a multimillion dollar blockbuster, can't we get some decent fn CGI!!?? Good Lord that was bad.

The movie was slightly entertaining.. the Wolverine vs Sabertooth fights were cool, but the final battle scene was just terrible. Which brings me to Wade Wilson. He was in the movie for five minutes, and
well.. I wasn't expecting too much, and I was still dissapointed. The cast was great.. especially Jackman and Schreiber, but the plot, script, and overall film was a complete mess. Here we have a multimillion dollar blockbuster, can't we get some decent fn CGI!!?? Good Lord that was bad.

The movie was slightly entertaining.. the Wolverine vs Sabertooth fights were cool, but the final battle scene was just terrible. Which brings me to Wade Wilson. He was in the movie for five minutes, and completely kicked ass.. but he's gone after that. They ruined a great chance. And isn't Gambit supposed to have a New Orleans accent? If that was an attempt at one, it was the worst I've ever seen.

I dunno. My above thoughts are scattered, I know, but so was the movie. Sucks for the cast, especially Hugh Jackman, bc he's attached to the character, and plays the role perfectly.

5.5/10
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10:25AM on 05/01/2009

not terrible

i'll start by saying that i am a big Wolverine fan, comics, cartoons, and live action. After seeing Wolverine i cant really complain because i knew what to expect, big explosions, lots of special effects, and some occasional story.

I wont say that its bad because honestly its not, its acceptable. It's better than X3 but thats not hard to do. I think a lot of fans like myself are still upset about the Deadpool issue, which honestly if they would have just made it a random no-name super
i'll start by saying that i am a big Wolverine fan, comics, cartoons, and live action. After seeing Wolverine i cant really complain because i knew what to expect, big explosions, lots of special effects, and some occasional story.

I wont say that its bad because honestly its not, its acceptable. It's better than X3 but thats not hard to do. I think a lot of fans like myself are still upset about the Deadpool issue, which honestly if they would have just made it a random no-name super mutant i dont think anyone would have a problem. I hated the scene with The Blob, it didnt make sense and was just cheesy. I honestly was expecting to hate Will.I.Am but luckily his lines are short and few so he actually manages a good part. I was a little disappointed that the Wolverine and Sabertooth story wasnt fleshed out more, its very interesting but it takes a backseat to the Stryker story. With all the history between Wolverine and Sabertooth i was expecting a more epic battle. All in all the movie is watchable and even somewhat enjoyable as long as fellow fans dont tear it to shreds for not following proper storylines and changing some beloved characters. Also, give Gambit a break, outside of not having the accent he was pretty cool. Those are my 2 cents, dont flame me too bad over them.
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10:20AM on 05/01/2009
I want to read comments from people who know very little or nothing about Wolverine and the X-Men. I don't want to read comments from nerds crying about how Deadpool was ruined or any BS like that. We've already heard enough from you whiners so let's try and not have 30 pages of whining about Deadpool and Gambit. One post is all we need about that.
I want to read comments from people who know very little or nothing about Wolverine and the X-Men. I don't want to read comments from nerds crying about how Deadpool was ruined or any BS like that. We've already heard enough from you whiners so let's try and not have 30 pages of whining about Deadpool and Gambit. One post is all we need about that.
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10:12AM on 05/01/2009
Meh, It's better than a Uwe Boll movie.

(That's my whole review, and I'm sticking to it)
Meh, It's better than a Uwe Boll movie.

(That's my whole review, and I'm sticking to it)
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