Adaptation #55: The Not Actually Mortal Wolverine

header055In their discussion of James Mangold’s The Wolverine, Ryan and Kendyl compare the storyline to the Marvel comics, judge model-turned-actresses and anticipate what this installment (and the end credits scene) will mean for future X-Men films.

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Music: Totalimmortal by A.F.I.

Upcoming Films

Kick-Ass 2

-Aug 14 (UK), Aug 16 (US)

-Written and directed by Jeff Wadlow

-Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Christopher Mintz-Plasse

-Comic by Mark Millar and Chris Claremont

-To be covered on episode #59

Main Discussion

The Wolverine (2013)

-Written by Christopher McQuarrie, Mark Bomback and Scott Frank

-Directed by James Mangold

-Starring Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, and Rila Fukushima

-Based in the Marvel comics


-immortality/ability to heal, Percy Jackson thing

-end of Last Stand he doesn’t seem that bothered, but he is in this film

-love story (Mariko)

-Yukio’s badassery and lack of love story with Logan, sidekick, wish she was around more

-felt really busy with complicated plots

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Next episode: #56 on Thor Freudenthal’s film Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Previous episode: #54 on Cassandra Clare’s novel The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

1 thought on “Adaptation #55: The Not Actually Mortal Wolverine

  1. Pingback: Adaptation #54: TMI and Incestuous Canoodling | Adaptation: A Podcast Dedicated to Film Adaptations

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