Articles tagged hugh jackman

The DVD is the Book is the Origin of Marvel’s Mysterious Mutant: ‘Wolverine’

The close (read: verbatim) adherence to its source material's story and art here is admirable and could be a beacon for new fans, but existing comics fans may question the necessity of this almost-cartoon "Motion Comic".

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The Lonely Island: The Wack Album

Through comedy, the members of the Lonely Island provide another direct criticism on American subcultures and flaunt their knowledge and reverence of rap and hip hop with The Wack Album.

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A pair of movies starring Hugh Jackman — the superhero saga “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” (20th Century Fox, 2009, $39.99) and the horror fantasy “Van Helsing” (Universal, 2004, $26.98) — lead a

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1 May 2009 // 6:20 AM

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Scary as Hugh Jackman's vascular body may be, it's also perfectly appropriate as a visual extension of the weaponization of Wolverine.

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No joke: Lynn Collins’ role was vital to ‘Wolverine’ story

LOS ANGELES — Lynn Collins had little time to think once she was cast as Kayla Silverfox, the love interest in the new summer action film “

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Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber are a dynamic duo in ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’

LOS ANGELES - Liev Schreiber knew he was going to have to be at his best to stay in step with Hugh Jackman while making “

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Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine is all the rage in ‘X-Men Origins’

He may come from the Great White North, but the Marvel Comics character Wolverine isn’t what you’d call “way Canadian.” The national character

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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The Leak: “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” Unleashed

If it wasn’t for the date, many would have considered it a joke. Then Ain’t It Cool News stepped up and warned readers

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12 Mar 2009 // 8:58 PM

Australia

As far as films go, this one's rather like a fleeting romance that wants to be a torrid affair.

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OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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15 Dec 2008 // 4:32 AM

LOS ANGELES - Departing from tradition, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday that Australian actor Hugh Jackman will host next year’

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26 Nov 2008 // 4:55 AM

Hugh Jackman brings epic sexiness to film epic ‘Australia’

“Australia,” the audacious epic from visionary director Baz Luhrmann, is being hailed as the Pacific “Gone With the Wind.” The movie’s scintillating star, Hugh

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26 Nov 2008 // 2:00 AM

Australia

Australia is both an epic and a post-epic epic: it understands what's at stake in such spectacle-making and wants to show you that it knows.

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25 Nov 2008 // 10:50 PM

Australia

He’s been making movies since 1992. Yet in 16 years, he’s completed only four projects - 1992’s Strictly Ballroom, 1996’s William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet, 2001’

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14 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Deception

Like the sex scenes, the film itself is cold and remote, and as viewers, we merely go through the motions, watching it.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

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28 Apr 2008 // 3:00 AM

Deception

Deception is less a thriller than it is a contest between boys with big egos, assorted women dropped in as pseudo-exotic objects of exchange.

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5 Jun 2007 // 9:59 PM

Kids’ DVDs: June 2007

Given that babies and young children love nothing more than repetition, repetition, and... um.... repetition, I can't understand why even the pointiest of heads would think children between the ages of six months and three years could possible need 23 different Baby Einstein DVDs.

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15 Mar 2007 // 8:58 PM

The Prestige (2006)

Fans of this wonderful film are left to puzzle not just over its thematic and narrative layers, but its respectable but perfunctory treatment here.

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

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"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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