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Movie Review: The Wolverine

ImageI’m having a huge headache right now after getting less than 4 hours of sleep. (I shall put the blame on a 49k-word fanfiction that I read.) But I decided that I shall write a review of The Wolverine that I watched earlier before I forget what the entire movie was all about, which would be possible due to its stale plot.

There are now two Wolverine movies that I could think of so what makes this one different from the other Wolverine movie? This movie centered around Logan being a recluse and struggling to conquer his own nightmares after what happened to Jean Grey in the last X-Men movie. When I said the last X-Men movie, I don’t mean X-Men: First Class. I meant, X-Men: The Last Stand.

I have nothing much to say because I don’t find the plot that interesting. It just gave us a look at how much guilt Logan felt after the death of Jean Grey and how, with the help of other people, he came to terms with it and conquered it. But I do have to comment on the badass character that is Yukio. This is one of the things I love about the X-Men universe: They have female characters that can kick your masochistic asses into the next universe. Yukio is one of those characters.  If I ever do cosplay, I will dress up as her. I’ve always wanted to be a ninja.

But the scene after the end credits was what makes watching this movie worth it. I suggest you don’t leave the theatre after the end credits roll. That would be a huge mistake. To avoid spoilers for those people who have not watched, I shall put the rest of this post under the cut.

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