Then comes Logan, the third Wolverine film, ninth appearance of the character on the big screen, and Hugh Jackman’s last time playing the role. Logan is not only one of the best X-Men films – if not the best – but it’s also the best representation of the Wolverine character in all its messy, bloody, thrilling glory.
It’s a strange, if fascinating experience to cheer against the film’s hero.
Mangold’s film, The Wolverine, is a great leap forward for the franchise, which has yet to reach its potential.
But I cannot fathom how Hugh Jackman chooses his film roles. Does he have a terrible agent? Or does he have terrible taste? What is he trying to prove?
And the winners are…!