Anthony Hopkin's The Wolfman 2010 Movie Review
Visit The Dog-Eat-Dog World of The Wolfman (2010)
Packed with an excellent cast, which included Anthony Hopkins, Benicio Del Toro, Emily Blunt and Hugo Weaving, you would expect The Wolfman (2010) to be a top-rated movie.
You might or might not expect a first-rate soundtrack, excellent cinematography and, given that it is a horror movie, plenty of violence and gore and the movie delivers on all of these counts.
When Lawrence Talbot returns to his family estate in England to solve the murder of his brother. Once there, of course, he has to deal not only with childhood demons but also his estranged father, his brother's fiance and a Scotland Yard detective and the curse that is the story of The Wolfman.
Some movie fans had high expectations of this film and were ultimately disappointed somewhat but I think that Monsters and Critics summed it up perfectly when they said, "it's certainly worth a watch for classic horror fans." I enjoyed it, thinking the story was interesting, the sets and the cast perfect. I recommend watching this movie (if you can tolerate the gore) just for the fun of it. Be aware that the violence and gore is considered extreme and this movie is, therefore, rated 18A.
"Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night, may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms, and the autumn moon is bright."
Basic Fast Facts About the 2010 Version of The Wolfman
- ACTORS: Anthony Hopkins, Benicio Del Toro and Emily Blunt
- RATED: Restricted (R)
- STUDIO: Universal Studios
- ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: February 12, 2010
- DVD RELEASE DATE: June 1, 2010
- RUN TIME: 103 minutes
The Wolfman (2010) Movie Trailer
The Wolfman Reviewed by Other Viewers
I really enjoy reviews by non-professional people and often look to them to see what ordinary movie viewers think of a movie. In the case of 2010's The Wolfman, I found comments like the fact that this one has a dark and foreboding feel like that in the old monster movies and that you should, therefore, watch it with the lights out. People were impressed with the retelling of the classic film and some even felt that this movie is as good as or better than the original. One said that Anthony Hopkins was very convincing (I agree) but that you should not be taken in by his gentleman act because he is not a very nice guy...
The Wolfman (2010) is rated 18A.
The Wolfman Blu-ray Movie Reviews From The Experts
- The Wolfman Blu-ray By Blu-ray.com
Blu-ray.com says that this film works really well because of the extremely moody production design and the recreation of the 19th century gothic setting put together with lots of style and energy. About the blu-ray, they say that it provides a very s
- The Wolfman (2010) Blu-ray Review by High-Def Digest
High-Def Digest says that The Wolfman is darker and bleaker than the original but that despite the brilliant cast, ehy were somewhat disappointed. However, they praised the cinematography, production design and makeup. About the blu-ray they praise t
Do You Enjoy A Good Werewolf Movie?
More Halloween Movies
Your Tween will probably be clamouring to see a scary movie this Halloween and probably will want to do so without you around...
The 'best' movie villains of all time is an interesting contradiction, when you think about it. How can something that is so horrible be best?
Coraline is, in my mind, is a great choice of Halloween movie for young teens and some tweens who want to be scared and watch scary movies but who are not old enough or ready to watch horror movies.
The werewolf is thought to be someone who can transform into a wolf and transform back again. The werewolf movie? Something to keep you on the edge of your seat.
Zombie lovers love Zombieland, but will you?