In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X, somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world, and his legacy, are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are aging, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his ...
Although the action takes place in 2029, all the vehicles seen are relatively recent years models. Exceptions are the modified Chrysler 300 limousine (identified as a 2024 model) used in the first third of the film and the early '70s Ford Bronco used in the final third. See more »
Caliban likens his weakness to sunlight to the character of Nosferatu. However, in the film Nosferatu there is no character by that name; the vampire's name was actually "Count Orlok," with Nosferatu being his species. However this was intentional as the general audience will not know who "Count Orlock" is but will know that Nosferatu has to relate with Vampires. This would explain why Caliban burns when exposed to sunlight like a Vampire which Nosferatu also means. See more »
The final outing of Wolverine by Hugh Jackman is one unforgettable ride
and one of the best comic-book movies in recent memory. Directed by
James Mangold-who was also at the helm of "The Wolverine" (2013)- Logan
creates a character-driven, violent and emotional film, which benefits
from its rated-r rating. The acting, action and story of Logan are
one-of-a-kinds in the superhero genre, as the cast, headed by Hugh
Jackman, Patrick Stewart and newly- introduced Dafne Keen, play their
characters to the fullest. It is unlike any other X-Men film,
definitely the best in the series and deserves the praise it's getting.
When I saw the first trailer drop, headlined by Johnny Cash's "Hurt", I
instantly knew we would be getting something different from everything
else that has dropped since the first X-Men film in 2000. The brutality
and intensity of the characters pay off in this almost two-and-a- half
hour that redefines the superhero genre, and I hope pays dividends for
future movies to come.
The introduction of X-23 was a big win as well. She is played by Dafne
Keen, and though doesn't say much, plays her role very well. Her
connection with both Hugh and Patrick creates a family-orientated
environment that makes the movie a whole lot better, especially seen in
Lastly, as much as I want the character of Wolverine to continue being
played on the big screen, it would be better for everyone if they
didn't re-cast the role, as no-one would be able to play the role much
like the legendary Hugh Jackman.
Overall, Mangold and the cast, create a masterfully orchestrated film
that will be remembered for years to come. Not only is it a great film,
but it is the last time we will be able to appreciate and witness Hugh
Jackman and Patrick Stewart in the X-Men universe.
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