Movie review - Wolverine

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  1. Dmitri

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    The corn is high with this one. It's mildly entertaining as long as you keep in mind that it's a predictably formulaic b-level action flick. The director has done a very good job of using every action cliche ever created, such as the obligatory "main character walks towards the camera, unfazed by the explosion behind him".
     
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    The movie wasnt bad, but it was nothing near the entertainment value of the first 2 xmen movies.

    I did find that the character was a bit soft when thinking of what a hard arse the Wolverine character is supposed to be.

    I did not like Gambit. He was way too pretty boy for me. My wife loved him though haha.

    If you do see the movie, there are 2 extra scenes during the movie. A first one half way through the end credits and a second one all the way at the end. The last bit gives you an indication of a possible sequel and what the setting will be. Patch anyone?
     
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    I agree. It's entertaining in a 'typical action movie' sense, but nowhere near as interesting or enjoyable as the first two X-Men movies. This is a movie that would very easily had been a straight-to-DVD release if it didn't have the association with the other two.
     
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    Not sure on the straight to DVD release. I preferred Wolverine over Angels and Demons.
     
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    It's not as good as the X-Men series, but it's by no means a B-movie. I think the problem is that they tried to fit too much story into too little time.
     
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    I thought the movie was quite funny.
     
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    I saw it yesterday :D and it's definitely not one of my favorite but still quite entertaining.

    Oh btw I hope none of you guys have seen this movie:
    Lesbian Vampire Killers (2009)

    I am glad that I haven't course I was smart enough to read the reviews first lol and I managed to find some funny comments about that movie:

    hahaha! xD
     
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    I probably won't get to see it till it comes out on video... (I had high hopes for it though, hopefully it lives up to them - at least a little).

    Going to go see Terminator Salvation tomorrow though...
    (God, it's been a long time since I've been to the movie theater. Last one was I Am Legend - what, a year and a half ago?)
     
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    This movie has the same feel to me as Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull did. I think fans will want to see this movie just because it continues to have Hugh Jackman as the clawed mutant, and there’s no debate that as a character, Wolverine is fun to watch. However, this is not the movie fans are hoping for. There are too many “groan” moments to not leave the theater with a little bit of a bitter taste in your mouth.
     
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    I didn't think there were many dull moments in the film. There was some predictability, but it wasn't a completely predictable plot. Some of the action was a little far-fetched, but that's what we expect from action flicks these days.

    They are already thinking about other films in the "X-Men Origins" series. I'd like to see one about Magneto, and I think that's the one receiving most consideration right now.
     
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    Last time i went was to see The Blair Witch Project!
     

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