QUOTE(Massacre @ Apr 29 2009, 05:23 PM) [snapback]1499431[/snapback]
Let me know what happens with Deadpool... I heard... I heard they don't scar him, that he never wears the mask. I'm worried.
The film is disapointing. It's a good action film but the story is a huge let down.
The first 5 minutes, where Wolverine (James Howlett) is a kid is the only part which is vaguely faithful to the story, as its written in Wolverine Origin and also Origins and Endings.
I thought Liev Schreiber (sp) was a good casting for Sabertooth. He has that cockiness about his character and also the tamed agression. I didn't like the way they used some of Marvel's biggest characters as cameo rolls for example Emma Frost, her screen-time is probably only about 5minutes at most.
As for Deadpool - WHAT THE FUCK!!!! This is the part of the movie where it when RIGHT downhill for me. He is nothing like the character in the book. He speaks for abit when hes 'human' and has his smart-alec tone but at the end of the movie his mouth is...well he doesn't have one. Also he has the abilities of lots of other mutants like Cyclops, Wolverine etc. EDIT - Yes i know Deadpool has a healing factor but nowhere near as fast as Wolverines and he cant teleport like Wraith.
I didn't like the casting of Emma Frost. She wasn't tall enough or had enough presence. Plus she seemed to only have her diamond form in the film, which looked shit, i might add. Dominic Monaghan was a suprise appearence. And there is an even bigger suprise cameo at the end of the film.
The one thing i did like about the movie was the way it tied itself into the other X-Men films. There is a scene where Stryker is looking at a boy in a cryo-statis thing and he has the same eyes as his son in X-Men 2 (although the film doesn't actually say that but his son is mentioned) and there are a few other nods to the other films.
Overall i would give the film a 4 out of 10. But thats from a die-hard fans point of view who has actually read the source material of Wolverines Origins.
EDIT: And the Blob was just lol. I went toilet during most of his scene but it was laughing when i saw him. Think of Austin Powers.
Another thing forgot to mention which i actually liked and no one else probably understood in the cinema was the nod to the Wolverine and Gambit comic from the 90's. They worked together as a team for some part and i reckon he will play a bigger roll in the sequel. Also i think the casting for Gambit was naff but the way he was written was good.
And the other nod i liked was when Cyclops and Emma Frost worked together, in the current run of X-men and for the last few years they have been a couple. In the film they worked together as a team.