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Decades ago, comics were sold in grocery stores, three comics to a bag, with the middle comic being a mystery. One day I used my paper route money to buy one of these bags, and inside it was X-Men #148.…
Wolverine from X-Men and Raphael from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have a surprising amount in common. Both are hot-tempered and quick to turn to violence to deal with problems. Both characters are mutants. They both have weapons that are sharp,…
After helming two successful X-Men films, director Bryan Singer departed from the franchise to work on smaller, more personal projects. But we’re dealing with Bryan Singer here, which means that he left to do a $200 million Superman film that’s almost entirely made of frowns.
Logan says goodbye to the Wolverine in a way that's respectful to Hugh Jackman's tenure and tackles what mortality means, which is generally difficult to do for characters who are either literally immortal or too iconic to fade away.
It’s a new month, and time for another batch of box office predictions. We’ve finally escaped the movie dumping grounds better known as January and February and entered that time of the year when there’s at least some small chance…
Coming up with a recurring enemy for Wolverine is harder than it sounds, because he has a habit of gutting them from throat to crotch like a misbehaving catfish, which is sort of understandable when your power is mostly indestructible claws and mood swings.
You’ll never recapture the magic of an old movie by imitating it. The story and style were products of their time. Let them go. Only characters are timeless. That’s why we’ll still be lining up to watch Bruce Wayne battle the Joker on the big screen 20 years from now, but any attempt to recreate The Dark Knight is destined to suck.
A Children's Treasury Of Hugh Jackman Being Adorable
“Jesus, maybe it’s just the line reading the actress gives, but the only way this scene could be less subtle is if Wolverine suddenly broke into a song and dance routine.”
“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.”
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!