The Perfect Wolverine Film | Review of ‘Logan’


By Cynthia Ayala

Logan starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart & Dafne Keen
Marvel Entertainment
Image Credit: IMDB

“In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.”

—IMDB

There’s simply no limit to the beauty this film has wrapped in all the swearing and gritty glory that defines Wolverine’s character and this film. Wolverine has not had an easy life, he has gone through so much and the writers knew just how to capitalize on the character, the Wolverine, and evolve the story for him. They took a risk, and they ended the story properly, they ended it in such a way that they gave closure to the character and his legacy in the X-Men.
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Week 28 2014 | Part 3 | Comic Reviews


By: Cynthia Ayala

Rounding up this week, I will be closing with two segments outside of the DC Universe.  See, I read more than DC, they just happen to be my favorite.  Now, onto the reviews.  I’m opening up this segment with Marvel Comics Original Sin #5, where the story seems to have lost track of where it began followed by Star Wars #19 where the writers continue to focus on Princess Leia and her character dynamic with Luke and Han versus incorporating all three perspectives equally in the piece.  Enjoy the reviews and have a wonderful weekend!

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Week 19 2014 | Part 3 | Comic Book Reviews


By: Cynthia Ayala

Spinning into the Marvel area of comics, the week concludes with the first two issues of the Original Sin story arc, Original Sin #0 & Original Sin #1. As a mini-series, does this have a solid opening with the proper characterization that can hook in any reader? Or, is this just another lame attempt at trying to create something that should be worthwhile, bringing in a rather large cast that can send the story spinning into a hundred different directions?

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Third Wolverine Solo Film Sets Writer, Jackman Expected Back – IGN


BY: JARED LARSON Deadline reports that Fox has hired writer David James Kelly to pen the next installment in the Wolverine solo film series. Kelly is also adapting Dark Horse’s MIND MGMT graphic novel and Sentinel, an original pitch that has nothing to do with X-Men’s robotic mutant hunters. He was a writer on Fox’s failed reboot of Daredevil before those rights reverted back to Marvel[…] Full article here: http://m.ign.com/articles/2014/03/22/third-wolverine-solo-film-sets-writer-jackman-expected-back Continue reading Third Wolverine Solo Film Sets Writer, Jackman Expected Back – IGN

Wednesday Night TV (16 Oct 2013) | TV Reviews


Genre: Superhero, Drama, Mystery, Acton/Advenure Starring: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, Wila Holland, David Ramsey, Paul Blackthorne, Susanna Thompson, Emily Bett Rickards, Colton Haynes & Manu Bennett. “Identity”:  China White has returned, working for the Triad to make sure that the glades are not taken care of and that the local hospital there fall.  Oh this was a harsh episode, to be sure.  It was great, t was gut wrenching, but harsh.  Oliver is being targeted on both sides of his identity.  As Oliver Queen, he is being crucified as the man whose family helped build the earthquake weapon … Continue reading Wednesday Night TV (16 Oct 2013) | TV Reviews

The Wolverine | Movie Review


Directed by: James Mangold Screenplay by: Christopher McQuarrie, Mark Bomback & Scott Frank Based on Wolverine by Chris Claremont & Frank Miller Starring: Hugh Jackman, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Famke Janssen, Will Yun Lee, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Hiruhiko Yamanouchi & Brian Tee Hugh Jackman returns and delivers yet another brilliant performance as the Wolverine. Taking place after the debacle that was X-Men: The Last Stand (a movie I would prefer hadn’t happened). Wolverine is suffering through the anguish he feels or killing Jean-Grey, the woman he loved, in The Last Stand. Now, living in a self-imposed exile he lives … Continue reading The Wolverine | Movie Review

Wolverine Set Photos Introduce Logan And His Key Ladies


By:  Sean O’Connell The first trailer for James Mangold’s The Wolverine is expected to drop in theaters at the end of the month, possibly attached to G.I. Joe: Retributionsince 20th Century Fox doesn’t have a movie in theaters after The Croodsand the animated comedy doesn’t seem like the right fit for a clip about a berserker rage machine with razor-sharp claws that just out of his fists. While killing time waiting for the trailer to land, Mangold has stayed busy on his Twitter feed, sharing these three black-and-white still photos he took of “three people I adore.” That top shot is self-explanatory, but he shared two … Continue reading Wolverine Set Photos Introduce Logan And His Key Ladies

The Wolverine’s First Trailer Won’t Arrive Until Late March


By:  Eric Eisenberg It would have made a lot of sense for 20th Century Fox to attach the first trailer for James Mangold‘s The Wolverine to this weekend’s A Good Day To Die Hard. Not only is the same studio releasing both movies, they are also both being aimed at the same demographic and the timeline fits perfectly (with the superhero flick due in theaters on July 26th). And yet it looks as though we won’t be getting our first look at The Wolverine for more than a month. Earlier today rumors sprouted that we would be getting a first-look trailer at the new comic book … Continue reading The Wolverine’s First Trailer Won’t Arrive Until Late March

The Wolverine Had Only One Mutant In Early Drafts


By: Eric Eisenberg One of the biggest problems with Brett Ratner‘s X-Men: The Last Stand was that it tried to do too much with too many mutants. Somehow the filmmakers got it into their heads that the only thing people want out of an X-Men movie are cool mutant abilities, and the rest of the movie suffered as a result. So it’s strange to think that The Wolverine was almost the complete opposite of that. Christopher McQuarrie, who wrote the first draft of the new superhero movie before it was rewritten by Mark Bomback, has told ScreenRant that in his … Continue reading The Wolverine Had Only One Mutant In Early Drafts

Hugh Jackman Dances Gangnam Style With Psy On Wolverine Set


By: Kristy Puchko In the wake of Carly Rae Jepsen‘s “Call Me Maybe,” the infectious and flirty hit song that inspired countless viral videos, it was an unlikely pop song out of Korea called “Gangnam Style” that overtook American pop culture, not only with its largely incomprehensible yet catchy tune but also its easy and fun signature dance. Psy, the South Korean rapper behind this offbeat single, has since been making the rounds with appearances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Today Show and Saturday Night Live. Now he’s taken his fame to the next level by teaming up with … Continue reading Hugh Jackman Dances Gangnam Style With Psy On Wolverine Set