‘Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie’ Film Review

Grade: A-

It’s a funny coincidence how two superhero movies are playing over the same weekend. Not only that, but the two superheroes I am talking about have been long overdue for a movie. While almost everyone else is seeing ‘Wonder Woman’ – which took 75 years to bring to the big screen as a solo effort (She had a ‘Lego’ incarnation of her in ‘The Lego Movie’ and ‘The Lego Batman Movie’, as well as a supporting role in ‘Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice’) – I went to watch my childhood dream come true, with ‘Peanuts Movie’ style of brightly colored animation and funny juvenile humor that captures the original source material’s spirit without trying to be too serious. (‘Baywatch’ should have taken notes.)

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‘Logan’ Film Review

Grade: A

Logan Movie Poster

Just because the MPAA has finally given a stand-alone X-Men movie an R-rating doesn’t mean it can’t be great. The financial and critical success of last year’s ‘Deadpool’ was enough to give Fox and Hugh Jackman the courage to finally get an R-rated Wolverine made. The sad truth however, is that this is the Aussie actor’s last time bearing the Adamantium claws he is most famous for. Jackman has played the character of Logan/Wolverine for 17 years, and he feels this is the best way to say goodbye to our favorite mutant.

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