Tag Archives: Hugh Jackman

Review: Logan (2017)

The title LOGAN is a mission statement. Finally, after six (full) movies filled with claw-popping, re-treads and contradictory flashbacks we are asking who he is. We know he was born James Howlett, served in the military and as a mercenary, … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts More: X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

I stand by my original review of X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, but now I’ve watched it again I have a few more thoughts. I don’t have any real issues with the film’s opening. The original Four Horsemen aren’t given much opportunity to … Continue reading

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Review: Pan (2015)

The first stretch of PAN combines the orphans and workhouse of OLIVER TWIST with the WWII setting and fantasy bleeding into the real world of THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA. . Then things go all Terry Gilliam but with less verve … Continue reading

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Review: Chappie (2015)

In a world where we already have ROBOCOP, then why do we need actually need a CHAPPIE? Not only was the morality of robotic law enforcement already explored in fine fashion in Paul Verhoeven’s classic (and somewhat undermined in the … Continue reading

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Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

It was a tall order for Bryan Singer – who returned to helm the film franchise he fathered after a decade’s absence – to bring together two ensemble movie casts in an ambitious (and perhaps foolhardy) time travel story that … Continue reading

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The Next Stage in Superhero Movie Evolution?

What’s being called the final trailer for X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST made its debut online yesterday. From what we witness in just over 2 minutes, we’re in for something pretty darn spectacular. Logan/Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is our plot anchor … Continue reading

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My Favourite…Superhero Movie

My favourite superhero movie is X-MEN 2. It’s a bit of a tired analogy to use concerning a sequel, but it really is the EMPIRE STRIKES BACK of comic book films in that it’s bleaker (though still with welcome light … Continue reading

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Place Your Bat-Bets Now!

UPDATE 2 – 10 Aug: Scott Adkins, according to some sources, has had an audition. The British stuntman/martial artist certainly has the physical ability to portray The Dark Knight (following impressive fight choreography in THE WOLVERINE and THE EXPENDABLES 2) … Continue reading

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