X-Men Origins - Wolverine - 6/10 - Sci Fi Thriller - starring Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber.
Since Hugh Jackman happens to be my favourite Hollywood actor, I simply had to watch X Men Origins - Wolverine. I have seen all 3 previous X-men movies and they were really awesome. I wasn't expecting this to be better than them, since most sequels are never as good as the original movie, but I had to have a look anyway.
The movie theatre was only less than 1/3rd full. This, I suppose was majorly due to the fact that the X-Men Origins - Wolverine torrent was available for download weeks before the film was even released in the United States. It was also available on youtube and through streaming on several video websites. Well anyway, here is my movie review of the film.
The movie 'X Men Origins - Wolverine' begins with the young Logan, then called James, unwell at home in bed during the winter. His friend Victor and father are by his side. Suddenly there is a commotion caused by an intruder, who turns out to be his friend's father Logan. When his Dad goes to deal with the situation, he is killed by the intruder. The death of his father angers the young James, who extends his animal claws and kills his friend's father, only to discover later that the intruder was actually his real father and his friend is actually his brother. Both brothers run away from home and using their regenerative capabilities, make a living from fighting in various wars over hundreds of years.
Later on in X-Men Origins - Wolverine, both brothers join a special mutant team formed by William Stryker. James Logan's brother Victor (Liev Schreiber), also known as Sabretooth turns bad and Logan leaves the team. He becomes a lumberjack and begins living in the woods with his teacher girlfriend Silverfox. One day, his brother traces him down and kills his girlfriend. Now begins the saga of fury, as Logan looks for vengeance. He goes back to Striker and gets his entire bone structure bonded with admantium, the strongest metal on the planet. The rest of the movie is filled with Wolverine's fury and destruction.
X Men Origins - Wolverine was quite good. It answered most questions, except the fact about how both brothers had the same Wolverine mutant abilities and from whom or how they got it. Special effects were good, but I'm tired of watching special effects movies, even though they look quite spectacular. I'd rather watch some real fighting, like Jackie Chan movies. Acting was good and Hugh Jackman had done some serious bodybuilding to play the Wolverine character. He was looking amazing. Costumes were also realistic, especially the bikers jacket and the retro Yamaha motorbike.
Funniest part of X Men Origins - Wolverine - It actually wasn't supposed to be humourous, but well....This happened after the scene in which the naked Wolverine runs away from the adamantium laboratory and hides in the barn. Shocked at seeing a nude person, a small kid in the audience kept questioning his parents about the 'nanga banda' (naked guy) in a very loud innocent voice. As his parents tried to shush him, most people in the cinema had a hard time controlling their laughter, including me...
Did you see X Men Origins - Wolverine? What did you think of it?