Logan Review

This latest outing as Wolverine from Hugh Jackman will prove one thing…..nothing lasts forever. Not even the power to heal yourself.

The Plot

It’s 2029. Mutants are gone–or very nearly so. An isolated, despondent Logan is drinking his days away in a hideout on a remote stretch of the Mexican border, picking up petty cash as a driver for hire. His companions in exile are the outcast Caliban and an ailing Professor X, whose singular mind is plagued by worsening seizures.

But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy abruptly end when a mysterious woman appears with an urgent request–that Logan shepherd an extraordinary young girl to safety. Soon, the claws come out as Logan must face off against dark forces and a villain from his own past on a live-or-die mission, one that will set the time-worn warrior on a path toward fulfilling his destiny.

The Good

This is the kind of movie that gives you the feels. In my opinion it’s probably the best X-Men related film because of the raw emotion that exists throughout the film.

The ending of it is an accurate representation of the life of Logan aka The Wolverine. Hugh Jackman is the Wolverine and I think playing an old Logan was probably the best performance he has put out as the character.

Newcomer Dafne Keen as Laura aka X23 is quite the young actress. She provides an amazing portrayal of rage and thirst for violence but ever so often in the film, she shows how much of a child she is with a need for a father figure.

Patrick Stewart steals the show for me. Imagine being a mutant with the most powerful brain on earth and then you’re stricken with………brain disease. Not the kind of life you pictured for your twilight years.

I think that with the way the film wraps up the Logan story, it kinda makes you wonder if you would have chosen the path of good if you were in his shoes, especially if you had the knowledge of how your life would turn out.

The Bad

It’s probably the last time we see Hugh Jackman as Wolverine and Patrick Steward as Professor X.

Ration 4 out of 5 stars

The most emotional superhero film to date

Logan opens in cinemas 2 Mar

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