As a kid I got up every Sunday at 6 am to watch the X-Men cartoons on TF1. At that time I didn’t even understand a word of French. But that little obstacle didn’t stop me from being hooked to the mutants. In case you have no clue of what I’m talking about, watch the iconic intro.
When in 2000 the first film came out, I hurried to the movies. After exactly 1 hour and 44 minutes my Logan / Hugh Jackman crush was a fact. I always blamed the pubescent hormones… But now, 17 years later, I can impossibly still use this as an excuse. Let’s just face the facts: I’m 31 years old and allowed to have a “guilty pleasure”.
When it was announced that Hugh Jackman would impersonate Wolverine for the very last time, I was genuinely sad. Even though I knew that this moment would eventually come and the story isn’t over. There are new X-Men movies in the making and the younger cast is great. But Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry and most definitely Hugh Jackman will always remain an epic crew.
But let’s focus on Logan for now…