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X-Men: Days of Future Past is one of the most beloved sequences in X-Men comics history and a potentially brilliant premise for an X-Men movie. Between the cast, director and teasers for the film, it seems like it could be the best of the X-Men movies.

The final trailer for the Bryan Singer movie has just been released and it does look good – starting with Logan/Wolverine trying to persuade the young Charles Xavier that he’s been sent from the future to prevent a Sentinel-based apocalypse. Among other delights, we get our first really good look at the X-Men version of Quicksilver and the touching (in a completely different sense of the word) Xavier/Eric Lensherr reunion. Check it out after the jump.

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The first trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past is here and it is powerful. Check it out following the jump.

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PRISONERS

You will, almost certainly, read elsewhere that Denis Villeneuve’s film Prisoners is a revenge movie. Since vengeance cannot be enacted without there being some kind of finality to the original crime, I’m not quite how that would work. Rather, Prisoners is a psychological thriller with some nasty violence – a film that explores the depths to which a human being will sink to save his child.

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Grade: A+

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The Wolverine 2013

What is it about Wolverine? He is a fantastic character in very small doses but take him out of team situations and try and expand on his back-story everything sort of falls apart. Wolverine is a great character because he is a soldier, a killing machine, someone with high standards, a strong moral code and a mysterious past. Whenever writers try and fill in that gap and add additional layers, it just doesn’t work.

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Grade: D

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The Wolverine is nothing like the previous films that featured the clawed mutant with the healing factor. That is to its benefit.

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Grade: B+

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There’s a new international trailer for The Wolverine. It has lots of new footage – including a WWII sequence and much more of the villainous Viper. Check it out following the jump.

The Wolverine opens on July 26th.

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The-Wolverine

Logan has an issue with immortality. Or maybe not…

Check out the dramatic new trailer for James Mangold’s The Wolverine, following the jump.

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