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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 ...

"Beowulf" Slays The Weekend Box Office

AP | Gary Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The animated telling of "Beowulf," who rids a Danish kingdom of the feared beast Grendel, slew the box office over the weekend, giving a huge boost to...

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 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,...

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" 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 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: AP Says "Beowulf Could Be Paris Hilton"

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The name "Beowulf" alone surely will inspire painful memories of high-school English class and pangs of dread. Never fear. This 3-D animated "Beowulf...