"...A symphony of crescendos and pauses, orchestrated toward a big seat-rattling climax, during which an enormous dam breaks, veins bulge on both villainous and heroic brows, and a lot of computer-generated images pop, wiggle and shimmy to the throb and roar of John Ottman's music..."
New York Times
"...The cast is full of actors who are fun to watch..."USA Today
"...It lives in the present, providing one amazing spectacle after another..."
"...Hugh Jackman is again in fierce, lupine form as Wolverine..."
...No other film-maker has better dramatised superpowers in action and yet remembered the human cost of all the trickery. X2 is full of double-edged power fantasies that manage a frisson of awe amid the excitement..."
Sight and Sound
"...X2 is 2 good to be 4-gotten. Brisk and involving with a streamlined forward propulsion....One of the unexpected aspects of X2 is the way its concerns seem to be uncannily relevant today..."Los Angeles Times
"...It's shiny pop art with an arch, cultured heart underneath..."
Movieline's Hollywood Life
"...It's in the quieter, more dramatic moments that the sequel really gets under the skin..."
"Full of incident..."