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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Hugh Jackman
Famke Janssen
Will Yun Lee
Svetlana Khodchenkova
Rila Fukushima
Tao Okamoto
Hiroyuki Sanada
Directors
James Mangold
Screenwriters
Christopher McQuarrie
Scott Frank
Mark Bomback
Running Time
126 minutes

The Wolverine
Mutants. Ninjas. No turtles


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Plot
Haunted by the death of Jean Grey, former X-man Logan (Jackman) is now a loner, foraging in the woods. But he’s tracked down and brought to Japan by a billionaire who’s keen to repay a life debt by stripping The Wolverine of his immortality. But it isn’t going to be that easy...


Verdict
An improvement on the last outing for Jackman’s not-so-merry mutant. If only it trusted enough in its unique setting to forgo a descent into aggressively awful formula.


Reviewed by Chris Hewitt

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