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Director Timur Bekmambetov's Stock Rises with Action Fansnew

Bekmambetov happily agrees that the movie may be the year's fastest, bloodiest and chattiest Hollywood picture, but he denies that it's a celebration of ruthlessness.
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  06-27-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Wanted' is the Summer's Most Entertaining Movienew

On the basis of the trailer, I put Wanted at the bottom of my summer must-see list. So imagine my surprise when I went to see to anyway (hey, that's my job) and it turned out to be the most gleefully kick-ass action movie I've seen in years.
Artvoice  |  M. Faust  |  06-27-2008  |  Reviews

'Wanted' Strives for Murder-is-Kewl Vibenew

The producers of Wanted took a great comic, watered it down and turned it into a stupid movie.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  06-26-2008  |  Reviews

'Wanted': Can We Get a Believable Scenario, Please?new

If you were to remove every implausible moment from Wanted you would be left staring at a white screen.
Dig Boston  |  David Wildman  |  06-26-2008  |  Reviews

'Wanted' is Pure Popcorn Entertainmentnew

What is surprising is that it's also one of the most appealing movies of its kind since The Matrix, a blend of kinetic style, incredible special effects and mild social commentary that succeeds as pure popcorn entertainment.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Todd Kroviak  |  06-25-2008  |  Reviews

Blood-drenched Underdog 'Wanted' Should have Stayed on the Porchnew

In a summer of Dark Knights and Iron Men, Wanted is a movie version of titular football lameass Rudy.
Willamette Week  |  AP Kryza  |  06-25-2008  |  Reviews

The Lavish Imagination of Timur Bekmambetov's 'Wanted'new

Wanted is a tonally aggressive, wildly expressionistic, deeply satisfying film, a sleekly machined action powerhouse, words I hardly expected to type this summer.
Chicago Newcity  |  Ray Pride  |  06-25-2008  |  Reviews

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