Why I’m mad about the movie ‘Logan’

‘Logan’ Theater Poster

I knew something bad was coming when the Wolverine movies by Marvel Entertainment got darker and sadder each movie. The final topper was Logan, the third solo movie. Logan, played by the great Hugh Jackman, is James Howlett, but his fans all know and love him as, ‘Wolverine’.

Wolverine is a baddie, but in a good way. He’s sullen, sarcastic and dangerous. He’s nearly invincible. While many other superheroes want to help society, he just wants to be left alone, preferably in the woods. Yet, the Logan in the movie Logan makes me want to run away into the woods from Marvel X-Men movies.

Thank you, Mark Millar. Millar is the writer of the Old Man Logan, a Marvel Comics alternate dystopian series. The movie Logan is based on that series. To be fair to Millar, he doesn’t bear all the blame. Writers David James Kelly and James Mangold did their parts too in bringing the version to theaters.

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