WHAT'S HOT?
Home > Movie > W > Wanted > Reviews

Wanted Reviews

Wanted

Overview


Genre :

Action, Sci-Fi

Release Date :

June 27, 2008

Director :

Timur Bekmambetov

Starring :

James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie, Common, Kristen Hager, Konstantin Khabensky, Terence Stamp, Thomas Kretschmann, Marc Warren, David O'Hara, Chris Pratt, Lorna Scott

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 4

“..Wanted provides the jolt of adrenaline one expects from solid summer entertainment..”
by James Berardinelli [Reelviews]
2.5 of 4

“..Visually, and viscerally, it's pretty awesome..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2.5 of 4

“..slick, stylish and super-violent..”
by Maitland McDonagh [TV Guide]
3 of 4

“..one of the most empty-headed but visually impressive films..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune]
4 of 5

“..Not as dark as its source material, Wanted works exceptionally on its own terms..”
by Kim Newman [Empire Magazine]
2.5 of 4

“..highly inventive..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 5

“..can blow you out of your seat, but it gets so caught up in the action that it forgets about the people involved..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
3 of 4

“..Brutal, sexy, built to thrill and minus a scintilla of redeeming social value..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
“..a goof, then, and for a short stretch a pretty diverting one..”
by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]
3 of 4

“..a blockbuster busting out of the block..”
by Rick Groen [Globe and Mail]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by Sean Axmaker [Seattle Post Intelligencer]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Sean O'Connell [Filmcritic.com]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
Reviewed by Sam Adams [LA Times]

Reader's Reviews


Screen Name
Rate This Movie
Please Enter   
Comment
 
 
 
RSS
FB
Twitter

LATEST REVIEWS

THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU :

“.."This Is Where I Leave You" leaves them all to their own devices. If they had a reunion free of this overwritten and clunkily directed movie, that would be worth going to..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]

KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON :

“..intimate and affectionate..”
by Sheri Linden [LA Times]

FORT BLISS :

“..writer-director Claudia Myers presents us with an unflinching and complex character study of an imperfect woman juggling motherhood..”
by Martin Tsai [LA Times]

THE SCRIBBLER :

“..the script that Dan Schaffer adapted from his graphic novel can't seem to find a credible dimensionality for his story or characters..”
by Gary Goldstein [LA Times]

HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS :

“..even with appearances by such dependable performers as Toni Collette, Stellan Skarsgard, Christopher Plummer and Jean Reno, the interminable "Hector and the Search for Happiness" will most likely inspire audiences to search for the exit door..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]

DR. CABBIE :

“..it does so in a cheeky and charming way and, although Dr. Cabbie is clunky in places, it mostly works..”
by Bruce DeMara [Toronto Star]

TUSK :

“..it's watchable, fun, sick, sad and has to be seen to be believed..”
by Kevin C. Johnson [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]

RECLAIM :

“..a truly bonkers Z-grade thriller..”
by Drew Hunt [Slant Magazine]

THE RIOT CLUB :

“..brilliantly acted by a Brit pack of young actors..”
by Cath Clarke [Time Out London]

THE MAZE RUNNER :

“.."The Maze Runner" tells a captivating tale of survival and weaves a potentially interesting mystery. Once its path become clear, however, you realize this is a puzzle you've worked out before..”
by Alonso Duralde [The Wrap]