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Well I am sure soon enough everyone will have seen THE film, so I would like to hear what ppl thought of it, and particularly how it measured with their expectations.
I saw it this morning and was thrilled by it..have not stopped talkin about it since then.It is short, but every minute feels like movie gold. It surpassed all my expectations...especially Jackman's Wolverine...if I think about it, it still makes me grin and want to praise his performance for each scene he was in.
I only wish they had the sequel ready for next year :)
-- John Wishbone (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 13, 2000
It's not out here in the States until tomorrow, and I have to work all day. I'd much rather hang out at the movie theater all day. : (
So it was thrilling? Fantastic! I can't wait. I'm so excited I could run out and tip over a news van.
-- wendy (email@example.com), July 13, 2000.
I was so damn worried it would suck. Wow. Jackman is Wolverine. No two ways about it. When I saw him in that bar in the beginning I swear I giggled like a little schoolgirl. The dialogue was great, the actors superb. The fight in the base of the Statue was amazing. There was nothing to bitch about save the fact that it was too damn short. All I can say is that the DVD better damn well have the restored version. I want to see the full length version.
-- Michael Fitts (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 18, 2000.
It's so rare that I leave a movie already wanting to see it again, but I did last night after X-Men. Can't frickin' wait for the DVD to come out.
I really had no expectations, having never read the comic book series. I was a bit worried that because of that, I wouldn't be able to follow what was going on, but surprisingly everything made sense without the story dragging. Bryan Singer gets major props for that.
-- wendy (email@example.com), July 18, 2000.
Heheeh, yah the bar scene made me shiver in awe of the Wolverine they created. I was very impresed by the humour they were able to achieve with Wolverine, from calling Xavier "wheely" to giving Cyclops 'THE CLAW'...makes me wish I had adamantium claws...just to be able to 'Give the Claw' :)
-- John Wishbone (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 19, 2000.
That was classic. I was especially happy with.."You're a Dick"
I've seen it twice and I still don't know what the hell Cyke says after that. People were laughing too loud.
-- Lister VonLister (email@example.com), July 19, 2000.
I saw X- Men a few weeks ago now and I agree that this movie is probably the best comic book adaptation to date. I'm not a big comic fan generally and I think the people behind the scenes did a fair job of keeping everyone (including comic book fan boys) happy.
One thing that did shit me to no end was the way the toad guy hopped about and poked his tongue out. I'm not really sure how the comic book goes but there are some things that just don't translate well to the big screen.
Beyond that, very cool flic.
-- Paul (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 29, 2000.
Overrated. Next time, add more(and better) action scenes.
-- dolphin (email@example.com), August 30, 2000.