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 one. It just doesn't seem like a fun film can be made for the most [...]

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 a cool way to introduce the Nightcrawler (Alan Cumming), too. It sets up the plot [...]

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 intensity. Opening with a great scene for the character of Magneto (the film's main antagonist), [...]

Taken 2 (2012) Review

Taken 2 Release Date: October 5, 2012 Director: Olivier Megaton Stars: Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace Runtime: 92 min Tagline: First they took his daughter. Now they're coming for him. I had a bit too much fun trashing this one. Taken 2 is an occasionally enjoyable, but generally unsatisfying, sequel. Bryan Mills is going [...]