Jennifer Lawrence’s complex antagonist and lots of female mutants make for a respectable showing, particularly for the genre. [This post is not behind the paywall.]
With its time-twisting plot, sci-fi soapiness, powerful humanism, and to-die-for cast, this is the summer blockbuster done with elegance and heart.
Please see this movie. We need to let Hollywood know that there is, in fact, an audience for sophisticated drama for adults.
I am deeply concerned about the fact that one character is called “Detective Loki.”
There’s plenty of good summer popcorn fun, with fresh and exciting action setpieces, but this is mostly an intimate story about Logan, as a mutant and as a man.
Or, Logan Goes to Japan and Becomes a Real Boy.
With links to my reviews. I’ll be adding reviews of the last few films I haven’t yet covered between now and the Oscars.
Like how Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman could have swapped roles in Les Misérables and it would have worked just as well…
Inspired by Movie 43, which distinguishes itself in this regard merely by the sheer number of incomprehensible movie-star appearances in a single film…