Movie Review – X-Men Origins: Wolverine – ACTION!

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

“X-Men Origins: Wolverine” tells the story of Wolverine’s epically violent and romantic past, his complex relationship with Victor Creed, and the ominous Weapon X program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new, including surprise appearances by several legends of the X-Men universe.

I’ve been looking forwards to this film for quite a while, having been a fan of the X-men series and the last one being in 2006 – X-Men III: The Last Stand.

After seeing it, I wish I’d watched it at the cinema! It’s quite an action flick. It got some bad reviews and the IMDB score is reasonable but I really enjoyed it.

Hugh Jackman is a solid Wolverine, no complaints there and it’s good to see Liev Schreiber, he’s getting some great parts and is an intense actor.

Ryan Reynolds was a good addition too, he’s a smart guy and plays the funny/serious roles well.

Cinematography was superb and it was generally a fast paced film, even with the romantic subplot it played out well. Acting was good all around, nothing to complain about really.

I just need a bigger TV to watch it again in HD glory!

If you haven’t seen it I definitely recommend giving it a watch, it’s a must see for action fans and fans of the X-men franchise.

I give it a razor sharp 8/10.

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13 Responses to Movie Review – X-Men Origins: Wolverine – ACTION!

  1. Myhorng July 16, 2009 at 4:55 pm #

    agreed. just dunno y alot of bad comment even from those didn’t really watch it.

  2. kimberlycun July 16, 2009 at 5:21 pm #

    hugh jackman. half naked. sold.

  3. Mark July 16, 2009 at 6:16 pm #

    I loved the show, can’t wait for a blue ray version of it to come out! Then again, I don’t have a blue ray player….

  4. Mellissa July 16, 2009 at 7:16 pm #

    Wasn’t super into it, it’s a good action movie and that’s it. But Hugh Jackman’s naked ass did it for me 😀

  5. Huai Bin July 16, 2009 at 11:05 pm #

    Yeah, I love the expanded storyline too. Mighty useful for those not familiar with the comics. 🙂

  6. eyeris July 17, 2009 at 12:49 am #

    I forgot what happened in the movie five minutes after I left the cinema. haha.

  7. KY July 17, 2009 at 9:47 am #

    yesss, faster get the new tv already, we’ve been waiting!

  8. joshuaongys July 17, 2009 at 11:59 am #

    can i join in the HD exp when u get the new tv? xD haha nyways i am hoping for a cyclops movie haa

  9. Ah Hong July 17, 2009 at 2:36 pm #

    Hugh Jackman just suit to be Wolverine. HDTV way too expensive, but I think is worth if we can save the money from going cinema 😀

  10. Joey Logano Fan July 21, 2009 at 10:43 am #

    Yeah the rating on imdb isn’t the best, but it definitely isn’t bad. 6.8, Respectable. Its definitely worth the watch, and wolverine is definitely the coolest x-men character in my opinion

  11. ShaolinTiger July 21, 2009 at 2:14 pm #

    Myhorng: Yah weird, at least watch it first then comment.

    kimberlycun: Easy winner for the girls.

    Mark: Yah I have 3 BluRay movies…and don’t have a player yet LOL.

    Mellissa: Yah it’s not deep, but it is entertaining.

    Huai Bin: Yah definitely a nice concept, hope they do more characters.

    eyeris: Yah I forgot by the time I wrote this review, I remember lot’s of explosions though.

    KY: Trust me, I want it more haha.

    joshuaongys: Sure, got cover charge one 😛

    Ah Hong: It’s much cheaper now, 32″ are below 1.5k already (that’s what I paid for my current CRT).

    Joey Logano Fan: Yah a must watch for X-men fans.

  12. Kopertowki August 4, 2009 at 9:31 pm #

    The only thing I could not grumble about was acting. I must admit that american actors are really great. Hugh is great Logan, and other also look good (even Will.I.Am is nice). But the whole movie is just so… stupid. I was hoping that they will bring some Weapon X deep story of confessions and pain, but all they did was another “fast camera move” action pulp. I’m sorry but I didn’t expected much from that movie and get even less. It is not a good movie, its just another great idea wasted. Pity.

  13. ShaolinTiger August 5, 2009 at 2:36 pm #

    Kopertowki: It was no Dark Knight, Star Trek or anything resembling a plot. It was a good mindless action flick tho.