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Author: Mike

Logan: It’s Time To Make The X-Men Great Again

It is both a tragedy and a triumph that the ninth and final installment of Hugh Jackman as the beloved Wolverine is the superlative outing of the character.  The dark tone and gory gritty action that “Wolverine” veteran James Mangold gives James Howlett, coupled with standout performances from all of the actors, easily makes this the best film of the X-men franchise, and as some may come to say, one of the best comic book films made to date.  Why is it, then, that only as the wick of the candle burns to the end does it shine brightest?

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Review: ‘The Last Witch Hunter’ is Fun But Not Fantastic

When a scene opens on a band of medieval  black-cloaked warriors travelling through a vast snow covered land heading to a giant tree one would excitedly expect Jon Snow and the Night’s Watch to be our protagonists, but once the disappointment of their absence sets in we can continue with the disappointment of the Last Witch Hunter.  Enjoyment of the latest Vin Diesel supernatural action flick, directed by Breck Eisner, is all based on management of expectations.  If the viewer is expecting a Game of Thrones caliber fantasy epic then they are certain to leave with Diesel-defeat. But if...

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“Daredevil” Season 2 Trailer Leaked

The trailer for season 2 of Netflix and Marvel’s collaborative series “Daredevil” was leaked online today. The full official trailer which was shown this weekend at New York Comic Con, and most likely the source of the leak, was then released shortly thereafter.

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Can Superman Suit Up as Super Spy?

What do you get when you cross a Cold War era TV series with a modern Superman, Lone Ranger, female cyborg, and beloved British director? You get:  “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” the newest Guy Ritchie film starring Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, and Alicia Vikander.  Based on the popular 1960s spy series of the same name, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” is another film in the long line of Hollywood reboots.  Fortunately, this film feels fresh despite its stale roots and brings a great level of fun to the saturated market of spy films. U.N.C.L.E., which stands for, United Network Command...

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