REVIEW: Logan – The Best There Is

REVIEW: Logan – The Best There Is

Appearing in nine films over seventeen years, perhaps no actor today is as well identified with a signature role as Hugh Jackman is with that of Logan, aka Wolverine. Jackman went from relative obscurity to movie stardom when he landed the role for 2000’s “X-Men” and he’s formed the centre of the X-Men movie universe ever since. Logan is said to be Jackman’s final outing in the role that made him famous, and as swan…

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Back Issues: WTF Logan? 5 Dumb Wolverine Moments

Back Issues: WTF Logan? 5 Dumb Wolverine Moments

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the column where I examine a character, concept or theme making waves in comics today through issues from the past. With 20th Century Fox’s “Logan” opening in theatres today, it’s a big day for everyone’s favorite hirsute Canadian (sorry, not you, Eugene Levy). The film marks the final time Hugh Jackman will sheathe his claws (unsheathe his claws? Both?) in the role that made him a star, and…

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Fox Releases Explosive “Logan” Photo Released

Fox Releases Explosive “Logan” Photo Released

Empire has released the first color image from this Spring’s Logan, the hotly anticipated X-Men film starring Hugh Jackman in his ninth and final appearance in the role that made him an international star. Since director James Mangold promised a grimmer, more down-to-earth and brutal look at Wolverine, fans have been eagerly awaiting the film. Back in October, Mangold tweeted the following image of the film’s screenplay, which boasted “if you’re on the make for…

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X-23 Rumored to Make Her Film Debut in Wolverine 3

X-23 Rumored to Make Her Film Debut in Wolverine 3

  The upcoming third installment in the Wolverine standalone movies has been gathering quite a bit of buzz since it will be Hugh Jackman’s last run as the character, possibly be based on the popular Old Man Logan storyline from the comics, and could also be rated R. Since this will be Jackman’s last outing as Wolverine, many thought that this would mean the end of having any healing claw wielding mutants in the future X-Men films, but if this latest…

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Comic Book Movie Buzz: X-Men Days of Future Past gets Epic Final Trailer

Comic Book Movie Buzz: X-Men Days of Future Past gets Epic Final Trailer

20th Century Fox released a final trailer last night for the X-Men Days of Future Past movie set for release on May 23, 2014. In it we get a bit more backstory about what Wolverine has been sent back to do and how he goes about doing it. (Some spoilers ahead) Ok, I have had my reservations about this movie even though I have been extremely excited for many months at the prospects. This trailer…

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X-Men Days of Future Past First Look Featurettes

X-Men Days of Future Past First Look Featurettes

“I DON’T WANT YOUR FUTURE!” Bryan Singer narrates this short featurette with some behind-the-scenes clips and trailer footage. Singer discusses how time-travel is important to this story (no spoilers), but the narrative again suggests what some have guessed. There is an idea that many of the old cast will be replaced by their younger counterparts naturally through the course of the Days of Future Past story-line. In X-Men Days of Future Past, the X-Men ensemble fights…

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Jackman and Mangold to Return for Third Wolverine Film

Jackman and Mangold to Return for Third Wolverine Film

According to a report from Deadline, actor Hugh Jackman and director James Mangold have committed to a third solo film starring Jackman as Wolverine. The pair’s last outing, The Wolverine, was a commercial success for 20th Century Fox, turning a worldwide profit of $281.2 Million for the studio, so it is no surprise to see them return to the well. The film is in very early stages, but the article goes on to state that…

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