The first two thirds of Glass highlight M. Night Shyamalan's greatest strengths as a filmmaker. Seeing these three characters bounce off each other and get psychologically challenged is fascinating to watch. Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis and especially James McAvoy all shine as their characters go in interesting directions. The third act is where everyone seems to agree there's a divide among movie-goers and while there are a few undeniably glaring missteps (show, don't tell!!!), it finds its footing just…
After the first solo Wolverine film being one of the worst superhero films ever made and the second film being moderately entertaining at best, I am beyond ecstatic with how much I loved "Logan." It's a bold, risk-taking superhero film with high stakes, real consequences, and genuine character drama. Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart give the best performances they've ever given in these roles and James Mangold fulfills the promise of delivering the hard-R rated, violent Wolverine film that fans have wanted for so long. This is the best superhero film I've seen in a long time.
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darren aronofsky has gone totally twisted and sadistic with mother! it's completely packed with wtf moments, filled to the brim with disturbing imagery that will haunt you long after the film is over, and jennifer lawrence gives her best performance since her oscar win. i loved the hell out of this.