New Pan movie got mostly negative reviews from top critics. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new fantasy/adventure flick, “Pan” into theaters this weekend, and all the reviews are in from all the top movie critics. It turns out that most of them just didn’t like it, giving it only an overall 34 score out of a possible 100 across 33 reviews at

The movie stars: Garrett Hedlund, Hugh Jackman, Jimmy Vee, Levi Miller and Rooney Mara. We’ve added comments from a few of the critics,below.

Bill Zwecker from the Chicago Sun-Times, gave it a decent 75 score, saying: “Full of non-stop action, an intriguing new take on J.M. Barrie’s classic “Peter Pan” tale and some old-fashioned, swashbuckling mischief led by Hugh Jackman, director Joe Wright’s Pan is one heck of a charming romp.”

Tom Russo at the Boston Globe, gave it a 63. He said: “Passable adventure that offers the occasional flash of real cleverness.”

Joe McGovern from Entertainment Weekly, gave it a 42 grade, saying: “Hugh Jackman gives the movie a bit of twinkle as a pirate who breathes pixie dust to stay fresh and relevant. Maybe the people behind Pan should have snorted some.”

Peter Debruge at Variety, gave it a 40 score, stating: “At no point in the entire film is any character allowed to have any fun at all, which is a rather devastating flaw for a movie that’s supposed to be set in an eternal wonderland of play and arrested childhood innocence.”

A.O. Scott from The New York Times, gave it a 30 grade, saying: “The dominant emotion in Pan is the desperation of the filmmakers, who frantically try to pander to a young audience they don’t seem to respect, understand or trust.”

Todd McCarthy at The Hollywood Reporter, gave it a 30 grade. He said: “What fun there is falls to Jackman, who gives the grand old man of pirate characters plenty of fresh and unusual wrinkles and emerges better than the others simply by virtue of playing a two-dimensional, rather than one-dimensional, figure.”

Peter Travers from Rolling Stone, gave it a 25 score. He stated: “Joe Wright’s origin story of Peter and the lost boys has to be the dimmest, deadliest take ever on J.M. Barrie’s Pan myth.”

Mick LaSalle from the San Francisco Chronicle, gave it a 25 score. He said: “A complete washout, a joyless, pointless and fundamentally idiotic enterprise.”

Michael Phillips at Chicago Tribune, gave it a 25 score, saying: “The most joyless revisionism since Disney’s “The Lone Ranger.”

Susan Wloszczyna from, gave it a 25 score, saying: “To begin with, the very premise feels off. Peter Pan isn’t a superhero and doesn’t really need an origin story, especially one that opens at a London orphanage for boys during the Blitz and borrows heavily from the “Oliver Twist” handbook.”

Alonso Duralde at TheWrap, gave it a 15 score. He said: “A thoroughly unpleasant experience.”

Lastly, “Lou Lumenick” over at the New York Post, gave it the worst “0” grade, claiming: “This joyless, 10-megaton bomb fails in just about every imaginable way, as well as some you couldn’t possibly imagine.” Stay tuned. Follow us on Facebook by Clicking Here. Follow us on Google Plus by Clicking Here. Follow us on Twitter by Clicking Here.

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