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  • 'Wolverine' is mutant who plays to balconies ★★★

    Every time Hugh Jackman's up there on screen, dining out on the rage stew that is the Wolverine, I think back to his Tony Award-winning performance as entertainer Peter Allen in "The Boy From Oz." It was a terrible musical but a wonderful Broadway turn,...
  • Review: A grumbling 'Wolverine' dilutes Hugh Jackman's powers

    To the list of standard truisms advanced by Hollywood movies — money can't buy happiness, beauty doesn't ensure love — "The Wolverine" is eager to add another certainty: comic book heroes are forever grumbling about their lot in life. One...
  • 'The Wolverine': Hugh Jackman still sharp, reviews say

    "The Wolverine" marks Hugh Jackman's sixth movie appearance as the clawed antihero of the same name, and film critics agree the 44-year-old actor has maintained his edge. But while many reviewers are commending Jackman for bringing depth to the character,...
  • Film Review: An immortal comes out of retirement in 'The Wolverine'

    Film Review: An immortal comes out of retirement in 'The Wolverine'
    If you're looking forward to a film about a North American weasel or a fullback from the University of Michigan, look elsewhere. However, unless you've been on a meditative retreat for the last decade and a half, you doubtless already know that "The...
  • Box office: The cutting message of Hugh Jackman's 'The Wolverine'

    Box office: The cutting message of Hugh Jackman's 'The Wolverine'
    By now even the most cautious observer has come to admit that this has been one of the most topsy-turvy U.S. moviegoing summers in years. Overall revenue numbers are up by double digits over last summer--yet many studios are bleeding hundreds of...
  • Elmore Leonard's early film and TV work dominated by westerns

    Elmore Leonard's early film and TV work dominated by westerns
    Hollywood began to take interest in Elmore Leonard, who died Tuesday, nearly 60 years ago. But back then he wasn't writing the crime novels he became famous for; he focused on western short stories and novels. Here's a look at some of his earliest...
  • Elmore Leonard's love-hate relationship with Hollywood

    Hollywood always loved Elmore Leonard. The prolific novelist-screenwriter, who died Tuesday at age 87, didn't always return the affection. Over the course of Leonard's six-decade do-si-do with the entertainment industry, his plain-spoken prose...
  • With 'Thor: The Dark World,' Kat Dennings hammers out a new phase

    With 'Thor: The Dark World,' Kat Dennings hammers out a new phase
    Kat Dennings is having a moment -- it's just not the moment she might have predicted. On Monday night -- just as her television show "2 Broke Girls" was airing on CBS -- the actress walked the red carpet to promote her new movie "Thor: The Dark World."...
  • Blockbuster stores closing: Ode to a fallen icon (sort of)

    Blockbuster stores closing: Ode to a fallen icon (sort of)
    While Blockbuster’s announcement that it will close its remaining retail stores may cause little weeping among those who long ago moved on to streaming and other types of those, you know, technology things, there’s something a little sad about...
  • New releases: 'The Wolverine' puts Hugh Jackman's intensity to use

     New releases: 'The Wolverine' puts Hugh Jackman's intensity to use
    The Wolverine 20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99/$49.99 Available on VOD beginning Dec. 17 Wolverine's tedious origin story having been gotten out of the way in 2009, last summer's sequel gives the fast-healing, claw-wielding mutant more...
  • ‘The Wolverine’: Hugh Jackman’s Logan faces mortality in new trailer

     
    “The Wolverine,” the new film starring Hugh Jackman as the near indestructible mutant Logan, is set to open in theaters […]...