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Hugh Jackman

Eddie The Eagle (2016)

I was 12 years old when Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards became a media sensation here in the UK (and, I guess, worldwide). He was a British ski-jumper, which made him the only British ski-jumper anyone had even heard of in over fifty years, and…

Eddie the Eagle (2016)

In 1988, Eddie 'the Eagle' Edwards became the first ski jumper to represent Great Britain in the Olympics. Despite being short on funds, long-sighted and handicapped by his weight, he managed to break a ski jump record and capture the…

Pan (2015)

Here’s a rather titillating prospect, the opportunity to observe some delightfully daring studio one-upmanship. Whilst Disney trawl through their back catalogue looking for past properties that can be spun on a bigger wheel, sailing through…

From East to West

You may not expect the residents of the fictitious London borough of Walford to get much of a mention outside of magazines dedicated to Soapland. However, if rumours circulating are to be believed, it would seem one of them may soon be…

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

In 2004, Bryan Singer was in the middle of negotiating a deal to complete his acclaimed X-Men trilogy.  When he abandoned the project to direct a new Superman film, there was a feeling of disappointment as fans wouldn’t see Singer’s final…

The Wolverine (2013)

Hugh Jackman returns to his signature role (with this being his sixth time wielding those adamantium claws) for the first time without any X-tensive support from his fellow X-Men. Oh, there are one or two cameo roles, but this is a…