We once again get the "strong female character rescues loser male protagonist and trains him to be more badass than she is" clich which is rapidly becoming an annoying clich ven when it's used in movies I like - and also, there's a horribly forced romantic element to their relationship as well), an ...
by The Rodent
What lets the film down though, the overall feel of the film feels like a relatively fresh take on the action movie genre, but it still feels as though I've seen it all before in a host of other movies of the past decade.
Anyway, I can recommend the film simply on a pure entertainment, never take a single frame of this film seriously type way.
Wanted was an excellent, action-packed adrenaline-rush of a movie after overcoming a fairly slow start and then concluding with--what I found to be--a little bit of a disappointment, but still an excellent and fitting ending overall.
At one point I literally think it made all the guys go through a second puberty. Yeah, it's that good.
by Powdered Water
I've mentioned this before and I'll say it again, if you're truly trying to make an action flick that isn't just going to be forgotten it is a pretty good idea to surround yourself with some talent. Well mischief managed I say.