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WolverineA 'Wolverine' and some nasty 'Girlfriends' break out their claws.

Rejoice, all ye fans of eye-popping spectacle, outrageously budgeted action-flicks and badass superhero movies -- for summer is officially here.

Hugh Jackman's 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' claws its way into theaters this weekend, kicking off the blockbuster season in grand ole fashion. But, if you favor romance over rage-fueled fare, perhaps you'd prefer to check out the 'Christmas Carol'-inspired rom-com 'Ghosts of Girlfriends Past.'

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Reviews are mixed, and word on the leaked, unfinished copy was largely negative. But 'X' fans can relax: Director Gavin Hood's got what you want. Hugh Jackman fans can whoop it up: Hugh's totally ripped and rarin' to go. Taylor Kitsch fans can let out that long-held breath: Gambit suits him. The action is huge (and so is that one mutant), the one-liners fly and 'X-Men' aficionados will be left wanting more ('Origins: Gambit,' perhaps?). -- Angie Argabrite




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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner are cute and cuter in this sort of rom-com meets 'Christmas Carol.' The 'Scrooged' aspect gives it a tad more edge than your typical sap-fest, and McConaughey and Garner have nice chemistry -- always a plus in a romance. We'll just say this, 'Girlfriends' will not show up when the Ghost of Wasting Your Time in the Theater Past comes to haunt you. -- Angie Argabrite





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