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'The Wolverine' Is a Stranger in a Strange Land

James Mangold's The Wolverine taps into Western tropes and Samurai aesthetics to deliver a more thoughtful, soulful comic book film… until the climax.

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Elektra (2005)

Even as she might look toward a future, however, Elektra is all about the past.

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Elektra (2005)

Now starring in her own movie (following the generally dismal effort called Daredevil, in which she was, by the way, killed), Elektra is all rage, careening between hyper-organization (she arranges her bananas so they all point the same way) and finely honed, utterly scary violence.

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Torque (2004)

Along with Will Yun Lee, Jay Hernandez provides bookends of street-cred color for pretty white star Martin Henderson.

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