The Wolverine

Amy WolverineI love the X-Men movies, but fell behind with watching them, so am catching up now. Struggling to deal with the events of X-Men: The Last Stand, Wolverine is enticed to Japan where he encounters much fighting, a little romance and some great scenery. I think the Wolverine films aren’t as much fun as the X-Men films, and this one is less emotionally affecting than Logan, the final Wolverine film, but it was still enjoyable.

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Logan

Cynthia LoganThis was a fitting end for Hugh Jackman as he plays Logan for the final time. The movie is unlike the previous X-men movies, gritty and sparse. We see an aged Logan just surviving at life. Mutants are almost non-existent. But of course Logan has one more fight left in him – and fight he does. I enjoyed this movie; squeamish at a child being a killing machine, hope for another generation of mutants and tears for Logan.

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The revelation code

The Revalation Code - Cynthia

I am always a little bit sad when the next book in a favourite series disappoints. I have enjoyed the thrills and runaway action of this series featuring Nina and Eddie. The latest offering in this series still had these trademark elements but I did not enjoy it as much as previous books. I think it was because Nina was pregnant – and it was a major part of the plot, being mentioned very often. It was too big of an obstacle for me, as I read Nina being flung around and facing bullets. It will be interesting to see how Andy McDermott will continue this series with Eddie and Nina being parents.

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