Sunday May 31, 2020

X-Men franchise finally marks the spot

Logan is a noticeably darker, more grown-up Marvel comic-book film

5th March, 2017
Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine in Logan

It’s only taken them ten attempts, but Marvel finally has an X-Men film with a story. Hugh Jackman’s swansong as the character he has played eight times since 2000 sees a significant shift in tone, both for Wolverine and the endlessly lucrative franchise in which he is a major draw.

In the desert around El Paso in 2029, Jackman’s Logan is losing his powers. His mutton-chops grown out into a scraggly beard,...

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