Tagged: Hugh Jackman

Pan (2015)

Peter Pan begins, but with a friendly Captain Hook, Rooney Mara as an Indian, and songs by Nirvana and the Ramones, you’ll understand the original story even less once you watch the prequel.

The Wolverine (2013)

“It gets really, really dumb. It honestly starts feeling uncomfortably like a deleted scene from X-Men Origins: Cheap-looking CGI, nonsensical plot developments, and laughable execution. The only thing that prevents it from having the worst payoff to a mystery in a movie this year is the fact that Star Trek Into Darkness came out.”

VIDEO: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

After a three month absence, the Cinema Slob returns with an all-new installment of Superhero Month! And what better way to kick off a month of superhero movies than by taking a look at an origin story? Find out how everyone’s favorite adamantium-clawed mutant got his start in X-Men Origins: Wolverine!

VIDEO: Van Helsing (2004)

We look at the criminally underrated and unloved monster mash that is Hugh Jackman and Kate Beckinsale in Van Helsing! With the help of his friend Harold and questions from the public, Tom delves into the history of the Van Helsing character, the various attempts at a sequel, and why Van Helsing is the archangel version of James Bond. Featuring a special guest appearance by Dracula!

VIDEO: Rise of the Guardians (2012)

Sofie went to the theater to see one of the few movies she could see at the same time as the rest of the world (dubbed into Danish, alas). Here’s her review of the epic Rise of the Guardians, starring the voices of Alec Baldwin as a Russian Santa Claus, Hugh Jackman as the Easter Bunny, Chris Pine as Jack Frost, and Jude Law as the Boogeyman!

VIDEO: Australia (2008)

In Baz Luhrmann’s Pearl Harbor, Nicole Kidman is a British aristocrat who inherits a cattle ranch in pre-World War II Australia, and Hugh Jackman is the rancher who helps her drive her cattle across the outback. Spoiler alert: They fall in love. Also, they adopt a half-white/half-Aboriginal boy who can do magic, apparently, and arrive just in time to be caught in a Japanese sneak attack.