Film Review – Logan (2017)

Nick Kush

A current college student, Nick founded MovieBabble in October of 2016. As a film critic, he offers content that is meant to entertain as well as educate. He fell in love with film after first seeing Forrest Gump and has been hooked ever since.

28 Responses

  1. dronstadblog says:

    Very systematically written. A lot of useful info and quality observations on the given topic. It looks like you haven’t went there just to see the movie (by that I mean Hugh Jackman), but you went there searching for reasons not to like it, and found none. This is a very quality critique. Love this post.

  2. Great site. Thank you for your time in helping me understand about this.

  3. Saw the film earlier this week and really enjoyed it. My one gripe is, similar to what’s prevented me from enjoying a few films in the Spider-Man franchise, the lack of an intriguing villain. It was less of an issue here since, as those familiar with the Wolverine character know, Logan can often be he own worst enemy, and Jackman’s excellent in this film at portraying Logan’s self-destructive behavior. Still, with such a wide range of intriguing Marvel villains in to choose from, it’s disappointing that a lot of these villains never see the silver screen. But, I’m not familiar with the “Old Man Logan” storyline, so perhaps Mangold was just staying true to the source material in not casting a notable villain from the X-Men universe.

    • MovieBabble says:

      I thought about that idea too. The actor who played Pierce certainly had a nice swagger about him, but I feel like if they would’ve spent more time developing the villain it would have detracted from the beautiful character moments of our heroes, especially between X-23 and Logan. Who knows, maybe if we would’ve spent more time with the villain then that last scene with those two may have been less impactful

      • All great points. That’s another that makes this different from a lot of other super hero movies: it didn’t matter who the antagonist was since the film did a great job exploring the relationships between the protagonists, as well as Logan’s and Xavier’s internal struggles.

      • MovieBabble says:

        Couldn’t agree more. It was an indie drama trapped in a comic book film!

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  5. Jason says:

    Good review. Logan was such a good movie and definitely was a great conclusion to Jackman’s on-screen presence to Wolverine.

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  7. Jade says:

    Great start to the year for the superhero genre. I’m hoping that GotG 2 and Wonder Woman will keep up the streak!

  8. says:

    It is a strong film. A good move to reduce the stakes because of just how deep it allowed the film to go into the principle characters. Jackman and Stewart really rose to the material

  9. raistlin0903 says:

    I’m going to see it on my birthday next thursday. Am really looking forward to it. So far every review I have read is very positive, so this only builds my excitement to the next level 😀 Great review!

  10. Glad to see that my high hopes for this one have been confirmed. I’m seeing and reviewing it tonight. Haven’t been this excited to see a movie in a very long time.

  11. Carrie says:

    I’m rooting for Justice League lol. Giving Zach Snyder one more chance

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