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Destroy All Monsters: Myths Evolve Because We Need Them To, And Other Things I Learned From LOGAN

Spoilers for Logan. With Logan, the modern comic book movie finally enters its revisionist phase. The film is the conclusion of a cycle: not just of a phase of Hugh Jackman's career and of the X-Men movies in general, but...

Review: LOGAN, Superheroes Aren't Just for Kids Anymore

Tough, tense, thoughtful, and terrific, Logan is truly the first superhero movie for adults, not for kids or arrested adolescents. Granted, it's best for adults who have a tolerance for bloody, vicious violence. One of the characters claims the violence...

Gritty Second Teaser For Icelandic Thriller CITY STATE 2

Icelandic director Olaf De Fleur returns to the scene of the crime with City State 2, the sequel to the surprise Icelandic hit which is currently slated to be remade in the US by James Mangold. The first was a...

Review: THE WOLVERINE Aims High But Falls Just Short

I can't speak for everyone, but after a summer full of crumbling cities, robots, monsters, and the loudest sound effects I can remember, I felt the need to brace myself as I sat down to another big-budget action spectacle. Thankfully,...

THE WOLVERINE Releases Three More Ink Posters, Check The Entire Series!

When it comes to the marketing for James Mangold's The Wolverine, it has been a tale of two poster campaigns. There are the main posters, which revel in everything that is horrible about photoshopped artwork and are utterly horrible. And...

New WOLVERINE Trailer Features More Jean Grey, More Swordplay

Logan is sad in the new trailer for James Mangold's The Wolverine. And when Logan gets sad he likes to stab things. That about sums it up, right?...

Watch The First Teaser For THE WOLVERINE

While Hugh Jackman's first solo foray as everyone's favorite X-Man didn't exactly set the box office or critic's pens on fire expectations are considerably higher for the James Mangold directed second effort, titled simply The Wolverine. It draws from one...

KNIGHT AND DAY review

In this movie, Tom Cruise might be crazy. That's the all-to-believable premise behind the latest otherwise action-packed Cruise vehicle, "Knight and Day", also starring Cameron Diaz. Besides being a surprisingly highly effective bit of summer escapism, "Knight and Day" is,...