20th Century Fox
The X-Men movies are often pyrotechnic affairs, full of flashy CGI and casts of thousands.
But then Deadpool changed everything, with its loner snarkface anti-hero who isn’t interested in Saving The World. Logan feels like a movie that learned the best lessons from Deadpool: keep it small, keep it real, and keep it focused on lots and lots of stabbing.
The result is not just the only Wolverine movie that’s worth seeing (which—we know that’s a low bar); Logan is also a brilliant standalone entry in the ever-evolving cinematic world of the X-Men.
Light spoilers ahead.
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