Green Room, written and directed by Jeremy Saulnier, is a taut horror thriller about a punk rock band that gets trapped in a bar with a bunch of neo-Nazis. There’s really not too much more to it than that, which is of course why this movie is so effective.
If 2013’s The Wolverine is a film about Wolverine reclaiming his place as a warrior, reclaiming the animalistic title he was given, 2017’s Logan is about him reclaiming his humanity and his real name.
Logan depicts the unapologetically dark, emotionally heavy, and violent story of Wolverine and his young charge Laura, the first in a new generation of mutants whose powers and upbringing are very much a reflection of Wolverine’s. He is tasked with keeping her alive as he transports her to safety; but together, they are both forced to find their own humanity. Continue reading “2017 Movie #32: Logan (2017)”