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Rated R · 102 minutes · 2010

Action, Horror, Thriller
After some monumental struggles—including director replacements and many postponements—The Wolfman is finally in theaters, and those problems are evident in the finished product. While Benicio Del Toro puts in some good work as the hairy one, the film feels like it’s missing something. Lawrence Talbot (Del Toro) hears his brother is missing, so he returns to his homeland to discover that someone, or something, has mauled his brother to death. One night, during an ill-advised visit to a gypsy camp, he’s attacked and ultimately becomes the latest recipient of the Wolfman’s curse. Anthony Hopkins is probably the best thing about the film; as Lawrence’s off-kilter dad, Hopkins gets to go all wild-eyed, something he does well. While the CGI-transformation stuff looks good, Rick Baker’s traditional makeup effects are a bit clunky.


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Official Site: www.thewolfmanmovie.com
Director: Joe Johnston
Producer: Scott Stuber, Benicio Del Toro, Rick Yorn, Sean Daniel, Bill Carraro, Ryan Kavanaugh and Jonathan Mone
Cast: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Hugo Weaving, Geraldine Chaplin, Art Malik, Simon Merrells, Cristina Contes, Nicholas Day, Michael Cronin, David Sterne, David Schofield, Roger Frost, Rob Dixon, Clive Russell and Antony Sher

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Colorado Springs Independent Urge overkill A man discovers that he is also a wolf. Hey, it happens. Just look at the last 75 years of movie history. by Jonathan Kiefer 02/11/2010
The Coast Halifax The Wolfman bites, but in a good way The long-delayed film is a solid and entertaining B-picture. by Hillary Titley 02/18/2010
Chicago Reader The Wolf Man Walks Again The Universal monster classic finally gets a remake—with a twist, of course by J.R. Jones 02/18/2010
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