Rated PG-13 · 108 minutes · 2009

Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Liev Schreiber and Hugh Jackman put their all into this dopey but very fun superhero movie. If you think that screaming at the sky is no substitute for dialogue, and you won’t go see the sort of movies that are made for people who yell at the screen, then Wolverine is probably not for you. If you just want to see mutants kick ass and destroy property, welcome to paradise. Nice performances by will.i.am, Dominic Monaghan and Taylor Kitsch rise above the script, and the special-effects sequences are extremely well-realized. So, you know, you can sit home and read Hegel, or you can go see a guy with eye beams fight a teleporting super-villain. Your choice.

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Official Site: www.x-menorigins.com
Director: Gavin Hood
Producer: Lauren Shuler Donner, Ralph Winter, John Palermo, Hugh Jackman, Richard Donner and Stan Lee
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, will.i.am, Lynn Collins, Kevin Durand, Dominic Monaghan, Taylor Kitsch, Daniel Henney, Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston, Scott Adkins, Tim Pocock, Tahyna Tozzi, Julia Blake, Max Cullen and Troye Sivan


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The Coast Halifax X-Men Origins: Wolverine lacks emotional drive Wolverine began as an angry, lethal, ancient Lumberjack who vows to avenge his girl's death. You know,pretty much a normal Canuck superhero. by Mark Palermo 05/07/2009
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Colorado Springs Independent The Wolverine offers a sublime look at Japan and a timeless, troubled character Oh, it's big in terms of action. But at its heart, this is all about Logan as a mutant and as a man. by MaryAnn Johanson 07/24/2013
Colorado Springs Independent Darkness falls Though it may be hard to believe, it's been 20 years since we redefined the superhero movie. by Scott Renshaw 04/30/2009

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