By Sam Staley | Tuesday March 7, 2017 at 3:30 PM PST | Comments Off on Review: Logan Shows Superhero Films Can Also Have Soul
Logan is the kind of movie that restores my faith in superhero action films. The story is layered, the characters have defined arcs, and the suspense keeps the audience engaged. Its R rating is well earned, with gruesome violence and disturbing situations involving children. The Hunger Games looks like a playground dust-up compared to...
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By Sam Staley | Friday July 26, 2013 at 1:14 PM PST | 0 Comments
I’m not sure what I expected from the 2013 film The Wolverine, the most recent addition to the summer box office from the Marvel comics archives, but a libertarian theme seemed too much to hope for. And I was right—to an extent. In fact, after watching movie, I think the plot has an unusually...
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