JONAH HEX. Grade: C (Based on advance premiere screening on Wed. June 16th 2010)

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Written June 18, 2010
JONAH HEX is based on the DC comics character of the same name. This short 80-minute 'revenge' movie was ineptly directed by Jimmy Hayward. Josh Brolin's character, Jonah Hex, possessed supernatural abilities - developed after his near-death experience. Megan Fox's character - a prostitute named Lilah - was Jonah Hex's love interest. John Malkovich played the main antagonist/villain, Quentin Turnbull. A nod to Michael Fassbender who gave a above-average performance as Burke(Quentin's psychotic right-hand man). The action is non-stop, and the bullets and projectiles fly fast and true. But, the script leaves a lot to be desired - lacking depth/substance and filled with one-dimensional shallow characters. CGI - basic run-of-the-mill. Cinematography and editing - blah! The ending sets up for a possible sequel. Verdict: A lack-luster average production that could have gone straight to DVD. Recommended for fans of Josh Brolin, Megan Fox, John Malkovich. A definite rental.
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Five Word Review

By xsv_702
Written June 22, 2010
A Complete waste of time
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AWESOME

By xdjam0218
Written May 17, 2010
I can't wait to see this movie 1 because i love megan fox, and to because it's seems like a breakout role for her and i hope that the movie is great.
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Five Word Review

By k28dalton
Written June 11, 2010
hate nasty gross megan fox
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The movie was really a so-so....

By lovestalentmoviefan
Written June 19, 2010
...but I am rating NO because I think you would really be ticked if you spent theatre price money on this! I was pretty pumped,even though I think one of the female leads,no names,(haha) can't act. The concept just sounded unique and I am a major Malkovich,minor Brolin fan.But someone just picked up various pieces of film in editing room to put together.Dialogue was too sparse for the most part. Malkovich was good,but it was a sleep through for him. Brolin,really good,just,again no real cohesive script. Lady in question,as empty as expected. pretty clean though. Really wanted to rate this high. Be careful
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