Ste­wart and Jack­man sign off in style

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her, Charles be­lieves she has more in com­mon with them than first ap­pears.

A film of ex­tremes, Lo­gan is both ul­tra-vi­o­lent and heartwrench­ingly ele­giac.

Clev­erly in­cor­po­rat­ing its comic-book ori­gins into the nar­ra­tive and then sav­agely dis­miss­ing them (‘‘ice-cream for bed­wet­ters,’’ Lo­gan dis­misses the pen and ink ver­sions of his ad­ven­tures as), James Man­gold’s film is the next step in the Dead­pool and Mad Max: Fury Road in­spired-rev­o­lu­tion – a se­ri­ous su­per­hero film for grown ups.

It’s Un­for­given, Ter­mi­na­tor 2 and Shane all rolled into one – with a bleached vis­ual look straight out of the 1970s. Jack­man and Ste­wart are both su­perb, while the eclec­tic sup­port­ing cast in­cludes Richard E Grant, Eriq La Salle, Stephen Mer­chant and

Boyd Hol­brook.

More im­por­tantly though, Lo­gan is the Wolver­ine movie fans wanted and de­served, with more than enough spe­cial ef­fects to sat­isfy. – James Croot

Lo­gan is the Wolver­ine movie fans wanted and de­served, with more than enough Snickts to sat­isfy. It’s Un­for­given, Ter­mi­na­tor 2 and Shane all rolled into one – with a bleached vis­ual look straight out of the

1970s.

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