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9:00 AM on 03.19.2014

The Wolverine 2 to follow X-Men: Apocalypse

We've known for a little while that a sequel to last year's The Wolverine has been in the works, but returning director James Mangold recently gave us an idea of when that movie would be coming. Since X-Men: Apocalypse is cu...

Mike Cosimano

10:00 AM on 11.05.2013

The Wolverine getting a sequel because money

Because the X-Men spin-off sequel The Wolverine did so well in theaters (making $413 million dollars worldwide), it's only natural that talk of another film would start soon because people like makin' money. According to the ...

Nick Valdez

NRH's Weekly Analysis: X-Men something something, Part 2 photo
NRH's Weekly Analysis: X-Men something something, Part 2
by Nathan Hardisty

So last week I took a look at the original X-Men film trilogy and so, as promised, here's some thoughts on the following films. They're an odd bunch; two solo ventures and a complete reboot/prequel/fanservice extravaganza. X-Men has always been about diversity though and, well, I guess the extends into time periods, genres and basic narrative structures. Here I'll look at X-Men First Class, Origins Wolverine and The Wolverine, with Days of Future Past most definitely reserved for a Part 3. It's nice to plan that far ahead.

After the absolute travesty that was The Last Stand, which ruined the social and cultural messages of X-Men whilst also destroying all ounce of character, there was a growing sense of animosity among the comic book legionnaires. In order to try and bring the series back to a quality standard they decided that making a X-Men Meets Brett Ratner! film would be perfect. Half biopic and half superhero action. Except that, thankfully, doesn't exist. Given quantum mechanics and parallel universes, however, that thing does exist in some possible universe... which is a shame.

Shall we start actually talking X-Men?

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10:00 AM on 07.30.2013

Here's sweet concept art of Iron Man 3 and The Wolverine

The Wolverine and Iron Man 3 turned out surprisingly well. Since the character building was done well, it would've been a shame if the rest of the movie wasn't handled as well. Josh Nizzi (an artist who's worked on The Avenge...

Nick Valdez

Review: The Wolverine photo
Review: The Wolverine
by Matthew Razak

Around the Flixist office we've been discussing the screenwriting book Save the Cat, which has become Hollywood's sort of point-by-point playbook for how to put a film together since it came out. It's made a lot of movies feel a lot alike since they'll follow almost the exact same beats and use all the same tricks. The Wolverine might be one of the best examples of this check-list style format.

You're already rolling your eyes, right? Here's the thing. The reason all of Hollywood uses the book's formula is because it works and when used well it churns out a good movie. The Wolverine is a perfect example of when it works well.

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9:00 AM on 07.23.2013

X-Men: Days of Future Past gets two not terrible posters

When the first posters for X-Men: First Class appeared to be nothing more than a noteworthy idea ruined by terrible photoshop decisions, you'd think Fox would keep from trying that "merging old and new" again. Well, they trie...

Nick Valdez

9:00 AM on 07.17.2013

See The Wolverine early and free

There have been plenty of big, superhero movies this summer, but the last one into the gate is The Wolverine. Judging from its god awful predecessor we shouldn't have much faith that it will be good, but from the trailers it ...

Matthew Razak

3:00 PM on 07.08.2013

Let's hope The Wolverine is as good as this fight clip

The clip above contains an extended look at the fight on a speeding bullet train teased in The Wolverine's trailers. From what I can see Hugh Jackman is hilariously angry, everyone seems to have enough strength to not only j...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 05.21.2013

Trailer: The Wolverine

I get less and less excited about The Wolverine as we get closer to release. It was already the summer superhero film I was least looking forward to, but the trailers just aren't exciting me. This new one digs a bitter ...

Matthew Razak

4:00 PM on 05.06.2013

Silver Samurai gets solo poster

Last Saturday, a new poster for director James Mangold’s The Wolverine was released. This time the poster was for the villain in the movie, Silver Samurai. The poster was done in the same watercolor style as the first p...

Logan Otremba

2:00 PM on 03.27.2013

UPDATE: Trailer: The Wolverine

UPDATE: The domestic trailer has been added to the post! You're getting two trailers for the price of one! But...there's maybe like two seconds of new footage...so there you go, I guess.  The latest trailer for The Wolv...

Geoff Henao

8:00 PM on 03.14.2013

Actor portraits for The Wolverine released

Director James Mangold of The Wolverine has posted some photos on his twitter of some of the actors during their last day of principal photography. While it is only three photos, it should be enough of a teaser until whenever...

Logan Otremba

8:00 AM on 02.21.2013

New image from The Wolverine is staring you down

This new image from The Wolverine features Hugh Jackman about to jack someone the hell up. I don't know what the context is for this image, but I assume Wolverine is urinating in the corner of a Japanese nightclub and someone...

Hubert Vigilla

1:00 PM on 01.28.2013

Hugh Jackman puts a shirt on in new Wolverine images

Don't worry. Images of shirtless Hugh Jackman with claws are still readily available, but it is nice to see that he will be donning some upper body clothing at some points during the upcoming The Wolverine. And damn if it ain...

Matthew Razak

11:00 AM on 01.15.2013

New Wolverine image is just like the others, shirtless

I'm noticing a pattern here. The Wolverine is all about reminding us of how sexy Hugh Jackman is. No seriously. From the very first veiny promo image, to the reveal of his bone claws, to the badass motion poster, each image h...

Nick Valdez

8:00 AM on 12.13.2012

New poster for The Wolverine is greatest film poster ever

While The Wolverine may not be as awesome as it potentially could have been under Darren Aronofsky, it's still shaping up to be a formidable entry in the X-Men film franchise. With the film taking place in Japan, f...

Geoff Henao

8:00 AM on 11.20.2012

The Hobbit to feature a new Wolverine trailer also

Even if you're like me and aren't the most interested in The Hobbit releasing a few weeks from now, here's another reason to plant your butt in those seats. Along with a Star Trek Into Darkness prologue, new trailers for Man ...

Nick Valdez

7:00 PM on 10.30.2012

The Wolverine gets badass poster and release date

Fresh off the announcement that The Wolverine takes place after X-Men: The Last Stand and Wolvie getting bone claws again, we have some brand new information and badass poster that were revealed during an online chat the othe...

Nick Valdez

7:00 PM on 10.26.2012

The Wolverine gets bone claws, set after The Last Stand

After the first sexy teaser image, this new image (courtesy of Empire) has Wolvie sporting some bone claws. Which admittedly might have been the only good thing Origins had going for it other than Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool. O...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 09.28.2012

Mark Millar is consulting on Fox's Marvel properties

Guys, I think this comic book movie business is getting pretty serious. This is usually where you would see a pic of slowpoke, but you'll just have to use your imagination. My point is, studios are going to do whatever they c...

Thor Latham

8:00 PM on 09.24.2012

First image of The Wolverine has a veiny Hugh Jackman

Even if this first official promo image from the upcoming sequel/probably not sequel The Wolverine doesn't give away to much, it premieres two very important things, Hugh Jackman's bulgy, veiny, and sex-ay muscles and Hugh Ja...

Nick Valdez

5:00 PM on 07.18.2012

Update: Jessica Biel is NOT in The Wolverine

Update: Well, that was short lived. Turns out Jessica Biel will not be starring in The Wolverine. Talks seem to have fallen through. This doesn't mean Viper won't be appearing in the film, but Jessica Biel won't be playing he...

Matthew Razak