I was almost 7 when the original X-Men film came out in 2000. I remember when Wolverine made his first appearance and I thought he was the coolest person to ever exist. Wolverine, and in turn Hugh Jackman, was the whole reason I even had any interest in the X-Men. It’s a character many of us grew up with in film and had the pleasure and benefit of not seeing him recast or rebooted. Of course there has to be an end. Spoilers are ahead.Continue reading →
When Fantastic Four bombed in 2015, co-creator Stan Lee pointed out that it was one of the few Marvel films that he didn’t cameo in as a possible reason. He’s probably hoping that Logan isn’t an indication of that trend shifting in the other direction, as the film is ploughing through to box office success in its opening weekend.