X-Men Origins: Wolverine
- 97 min
- Directed by: Gavin Hood
- Written by: David Benioff, Skip Woods
- Cast: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Lynn Collins, Danny Huston, Dominic Monaghan, Ryan Reynolds
- Website: www.x-menorigins.com
Proficiently directed by Hood, this explores a politically-correct back-story for Jackman's mutant Wolverine, who sports a concealed exo-skeleton which provides him with not only a formidable physique, but also a pair of retractable and highly lethal metal claws. Despite its unwieldy title, 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' transcends its origins to provide a confidently handled action-blockbuster.
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine16 Apr 2009
(15) 97min Much like Han Solo in the original Star Wars trilogy, Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine provided the vital tough-guy ingredient in the popular X-Men movies. Laconic and individualistic, the appealing Wolverine stood head and shoulders above the…
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