Posts Tagged ‘“Wolverine”’

Are R ratings cinema gold?

There has long been a perception in Hollywood that films rated R are not profitable. Why? Because according to the charts, the most common film-goers are teenagers. So, a film with an R rating means that you are cutting off a large portion of your prime audience. It makes sense, on paper. Whether it[...]

The Top 5 reasons to look forward to Logan

There are always a lot of exciting movies to look forward to when we start a new year, and there aren’t very many titles as interesting as “Logan” for 2017. Believed to be the final film in the Wolverine-centric branch of 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men” movies, it̵[...]

The Wolverine: Domestic Trailer

— by ADAM POYNTER — After a few days of a marketing blitz that included multiple movie posters as well as two separate teasers to the teaser trailer, the time has finally arrived. Yes, folks, I’m talking about the full-length trailers for James Mangold’s “The Wolverine.” While my[...]

‘The Wolverine’ Starts Shooting in October

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — During a phone interview with Darren Osbourne of, Hugh Jackman revealed “The Wolverine” will begin filming this October. “We shoot in October, so it will probably come out a year after that,” he said. “That’s usually around the timeline.” [...]

Darren Aronofsky Steps Down as Director of ‘The Wolverine’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Darren Aronofsky is no longer directing “The Wolverine.” He just released the following statement: “As I talked more about the film with my collaborators at Fox, it became clear that the production of ‘The Wolverine’ would keep me out of the country fo[...]

‘Wolverine’ Sequel Gets a New Title

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — So, the sequel to “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” won’t be called “Wolverine 2.” Instead Darren Aronofsky confirmed that the new title will be “The Wolverine.” Upon hearing this news, I’ve decided to erase any remnants of “X-Men Origins: Wol[...]

‘X-Men: First Class’ Has Director and Release Date

— by CAM SMITH — While “Captain America” may have been, for a while at least, the most tumultuous superhero movie currently in active development, 20th Century Fox seems desperate to swipe that dubious honor away with the ongoing behind-the-scenes drama that is “X-Men: First Class.[...]

Evolution of New ‘X-Men’ Movie Continues

— by CAM SMITH — Now that the “Captain America” casting whirlwind has settled down, and allowed the internet to temporarily experience a moment of rare calm, it’s about time for some other geek property to whip everyone up into a shark-like feeding frenzy anew. I know, how about[...]

‘Wolverine 2’ to Start Filming in January

— by CAM SMITH — Wow, no sooner had I finished taking easy pot-shots at “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” than ultra-big news broke that the follow-up to that slapped together heap of mediocrity (for more pithy bitterness, read my original review) is rarin’ and ready to go before cameras [...]

Josh Schwartz Dismissed from ‘X-Men: First Class’

— by CAM SMITH — At the tail end of last year, I wrote up a story about the interesting-if-not-quite-exciting news that Bryan Singer would be returning to the “X-Men” fold with “First Class,” a prequel depicting the earliest days of Professor Xavier’s School for Gifted[...]

Hugh Jackman talks ‘Wolverine 2’

— by BEN FOWLER — At the recent People’s Choice Awards, Hugh Jackman gave an exclusive scoop announcing “Wolverine 2” will be going before the cameras in “a year to a year and a half …” Now, there aren’t many people that really loved “X-Men Origins:[...]

About That Deadpool Spinoff …

— by CAM SMITH — Remember when the prospect of a “Deadpool” spinoff movie felt like a fun idea? That was before April’s super-zero non-event “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” belly-flopped into theatres, figuratively treating the character like Ned Beatty in “Deliverance” and[...]

What’s Next For Wolverine?

— by NOAH VOGT — After the May release of 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” I think it’s safe to say most of the general audience left the theater feeling that maybe they’ve seen our favorite adamantium hero claw one too many X symbols on the wall.[...]