Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Wolverine (2013)

Released: July 26, 2013. Directed by: James Mangold. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Tao Okamoto. Runtime: 126 min. The Wolverine has a stronger story than Wolverine’s first solo outing in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, but still not a fully compelling … Continue reading

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X-Men: First Class (2011)

Released: June 3, 2011. Directed by: Matthew Vaughn. Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence. Runtime: 132 min. X-Men: First Class opens with what opened the original X-Men, but Matthew Vaughn adds his own stylish direction to it and extends … Continue reading

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June 6-8 Box Office Predictions: ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ to top ‘Edge of Tomorrow’

There are two big new releases for the box office this weekend. One is Edge of Tomorrow, a sci-fi action vehicle starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. The other is a romantic drama The Fault in Our Stars, based on … Continue reading

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Released: May 1, 2009. Directed by: Gavin Hood. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston. Runtime: 107 min. While a seasoned fan of the X-Men franchise will surely be disappointed by this film, I’m think a casual fan could be … Continue reading

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X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Released: May 26, 2006. Directed by: Brett Ratner. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Famke Janssen, Halle Berry. Runtime: 104 min.  I guess all mutants getting along was nice when it lasted. This time Charles Xavier’s (Patrick Stewart) X-Men face off against Magneto’s … Continue reading

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X2: X-Men United (2003)

Released: May 2, 2003. Directed by: Bryan Singer. Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry. Runtime: 134 min. Featuring one of the most impressive and compelling opening sequences of the franchise, X2: X-Men United just gets better from there. What … Continue reading

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X-Men (2000)

Released: July 14, 2000. Directed by: Bryan Singer. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen. Runtime: 104 min. Bryan Singer brings some great direction to the first film in the X-Men franchise. He directs some action scenes with a great … Continue reading

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