The New York Times
Has the sweat stains of wasted energy; it's dreary, yet frantic. Full Review
Wall Street Journal
Succeeds the same way the original comic books did: by making the conflicts and dilemmas basic enough for a five-year-old, while giving the heroes and villains glamorous outfits and layers of complexity, to thicken the broth.
And you wait--and wait--for the magic of movies.
It just doesn't work...This isn't a blend of modern and classic so much as a collision.
In a summer of high-octane action and testosterone-boosted thrills, this movie is out of its league.