• Blake Petit

    ★★★★½

    2018 Superhero Rewatch: In which I return to superhero movies I've seen before to see how time has treated them.

    It's a superhero movie. It's science fiction. It's a western. The farmhouse scene even has shades of horror. Logan is the swan song for this iteration of the character. It's a deeply emotional film, one that makes you feel and weep for a man that started as a blank slate. It's a testament to both Hugh Jackman and James Mangold…

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  • Blake Petit

    ★★★★½

    Eventually, someone else will play Wolverine. The character is too popular for Marvel or 20th Century Fox to let him stay on the shelf forever. But this movie was an almost perfect way to end the Hugh Jackman iteration of the character. The movie is intense and brutal, but ultimately about the character and what it takes for a man who has lived a life so full of violence to finally find peace. Fantastic.

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