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Beowulf Reviews

Beowulf Review: The New York Times Can't Resist Angelina Jolie Naked

New York Times | MANOHLA DARGIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

You don't need to wait for Angelina Jolie to rise from the vaporous depths naked and dripping liquid gold to know that this "Beowulf" isn't your high ...

3-D Epic "Beowulf" Aims To Score With Adults

Los Angeles Times | Josh Friedman, Lorenza Muñoz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Movie ticket sales are flat, but Hollywood thinks a sword-wielding Nordic warrior seduced by Angelina Jolie in 3-D can pump them up. Loosely drawn fr...

Beowulf Review: "Holy ****ing Moly"

Cinematical | Scott Weinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Part I: The Presentation Holy ****ing moly. I've simply never seen anything like it. IMAX 3-D and a movie that was tailor-made for this kind of prese...

Beowulf Review: "A Singular Work Of Art"

IGN | Todd Gilchrist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Robert Zemeckis' new film Beowulf offers a powerful reminder of how far we've come, and perhaps have yet to go, in the ever-expanding world of special...

Beowulf Review: "Highly Entertaining - But Far From Classic"

NY Post | Lou Lumenick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In this lusty Hollywood version, Beowulf rises to the throne of Denmark after striking a Faustian bargain with Grendel's mom, only to pay an awful pri...

"Beowulf" Is "Postmodern Fun" In 3-D Performance Capture

Hollywood Reporter via Reuters | Kirk Honeycutt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

What have they done to "Beowulf," everyone's least favorite Old English epic about a hero's battles with a monster, the monster's mother and an annoyi...

Beowulf In A Fight With Itself

LA Times | John Horn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It's as close as moviegoers will ever get to being Brad Pitt: the chance to hang out with Angelina Jolie (or a digitally manipulated version of the ac...

Beowulf Review: "A Lot More Fun" Than The Poem

USA Today | Claudia Puig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Beowulf couldn't be less faithful to the original epic poem, and that's actually a good thing for moviegoers. It's a lot more fun than the mythic adv...

Beowulf Technology Review: "It Is Leaving Something Out"

New York Times | David F. Gallagher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

When John Markoff wrote about the Contour digital special-effects system last year, he noted that it would be judged by its ability to help animators ...

Beowulf Review: "Some Of The Dialogue Sounds Like Monty Python"

Chicago Sun Times | Roger Ebert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Variety reports that Paramount has entered "Beowulf" in the Academy Awards' best animated film category, which means nothing is really there, realisti...

Beowulf Review Round-Up: Jaw-Dropping Technology And Naked Angelina Almost Make It A Winner

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The new version of "Beowulf", Robert Zemeckis' $150 million performance-capture extravaganza is the most anticipated movie of the weekend, and for tec...

Beowulf Review: Variety Calls Epic "Sometimes Stirring But Ultimately Soulless"

Variety | Justin Chang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Further advancing the much-vaunted performance-capture technology he unleashed with "The Polar Express," director Robert Zemeckis delivers a muscular,...