Runtime: 135 minutes
Rated 18A: brutal violence, coarse language, violent scenes
Directed by James Mangold
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart
Rated 92% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes!
Synopsis: 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 only problem with calling it the boldest and most affecting superhero flick in many years is that it’s barely a superhero movie at all.” -NPR
“Entertaining as they are, Marvel movies aren’t expected to be this mature, this dark or this human. This is a bold, coherent story inspired by a comic book, not slavishly based on it.” -Minneapolis Star Tribute
“Jackman and Stewart are why Logan works-why the film doesn’t feel like a cheap exercise in bloody violence, and its subversion of typical superhero-movie tropes feels organic” -The Atlantic