Sunday, June 25, 2017
a post at my blog about a movie I've rented, Logan. It's the latest in the X-Men series (I've been a Marvel comics fan since I was a kid) and it is the last X-Men film for Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart, who've played their characters of Logan/Wolverine and Charles/Professor X for 17 years. The movie, rated R for violence, has gathered great reviews ... Wired: Logan Review: This Is How Wolverine Was Supposed to End ... The Verge: Logan review: not just the bloodiest X-Men movie, but also the saddest ... Forbes: Review: 'Logan' Could Be First Superhero Movie To Get Best Picture Nomination ... Wall Street Journal: ‘Logan’ Review: Violence and Drama That Cut Deep It may only be of interest to those who are fans of science fiction or fans of the series, but what makes it worth a watch is deeper than format or genre ... relationships, those between Logan and Charles and the little girl they decide to save, though ultimately it costs them both their lives. There's no overt mention of religion in the film but ethical questions abound, especially "what do we owe to others"? Here's a trailer ...
Posted by crystal at 1:50 PM