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BREAKING NEWZZZ! (?) Maybe?! “DEADPOOL 2 has a CABLE?”

Has Josh Brolin just confirmed he has been cast as CABLE?! I literally just spotted this on my Instagram Feed.. I might be a little late with this news.. But wow! 

Haven’t heard anything yet to the contrary. He could be trolling thr fans maybe.. But wow! How cool is this?! 

He’s not only THANOS The Mad Titan in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, 

But now, He joins the Marvel/Fox X-Universe as CABLE!

In my research before posting this.. 

IT IS OFFICIAL! 

JOSH BROLIN is our CABLE in DEADPOOL 2!

I am loving this news. what do you folks think?!

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WEEKEND MOVIE REVIEWS!: “LOGAN”(No Spoilers)

Greetings and salutations, Ladies and Gentelnerds! And welcome to another addition of “WEEKEND MOVIE REVIEWS!”

Today’s Movie (if it isnt obvious..) 

“LOGAN” 

THE STORY: 

James Howlett (aka: Logan) has been serving out his years as a Limo Driver for hire down in the southwest. His days as an X-Man long gone and far in the past. After a mysterious event took out the X-Men, all that is left, is him and a sickly and aged Professor Xavier. Mutants are all but extenict. Logans quiet life is turned upside down when a young girl with the same powers as his, shows up

with a band of secret government soldiers, known as “The Revers” on her tail. 

Logan reluctantly comes to the girls aid. Only to discover her shocking history and what it means for his future.

Very, very.. VERY loosely based on the hit graphic novel “Old Man Logan” 

By Mark Millar and Steve Mcniven. The only similaritys are Logan, it takes place in the future and theres a road trip.. Literally.. Thats all that has this film resembeling the comic. But you know what.. It does not matter.

“LOGAN” is a beautiful movie. It transcends beyond a comic book film. Its a movie about a man coming to grips with himself. Past, Present and Future. After so many years of physical and mental abuse, from himself and outside forces, Logan learns what it means.. To be human. To feel, Happy.. To feel Love. The story, is short for the films 2 hr run time. But it is very simple and to the point. James Mangold directed a masterpiece of a film. He also wrote the story and co-wrote the screenplay. Which was brilliant. 

THE CAST: 

First and foremost.. Dafne Keen, stole the Mother Fucking Show! 

Her X-23 was probably the best part of the movie. Besides Hugh Jackman, She was.. Phenomenal. She literally stole every frame she was in. As i did some research as i began to write this review. It turns out, this is the young ladys very first film debut.. And what a debut! She had a previous role on a tv series called “Refugees”. But Logan is her first feature film and she Rocked it.

It sucks that this is Hugh Jackmans final turn as Wolverine. But he really brought his A game for this.. And thats saying something. Cause everytime he puts on those claws, he is on point. Every Time. But, somehow.. This felt different. His performance was.. Heavier, of you will. He reall capped it all off pefectly and i Hate to see him go. I really do. 

Patrick Stewart’s Xavier is as always, wonderful and yet.. Extremely differnt. I’ve never heard Xavier drop so many F bombs in my entire life. And im happy i got to experience it. This also being Stewarts last go around as Xavier.. It was a beautiful, yet heartbreaking send off for him and the character. 

THE POSITIVES: 

Direction. Acting. Story. Cinematography.. Everything was beautifully done. Honestly.. Its near perfection. 

THE NEGATIVES: 

The fact that it is not in any continuity to any of the previous films at all, is not a negative. What, IS a negative for me.. I would have loved to have seen the Continuity it would have sprang from. (if that makes any sense) I wish more of the other movies were within this time frame.

 For a 2hr 17 min film.. I wanted more. It left me wanting more. Not that it doesnt end well.. I just didnt want it to end, i guess? I feel like more could have been added in the begining, middle and end. I feel like, there might have been more material left on the editing floor and i hope we get a longer cut on the DVD release (hopefully).

 There could have been more.. Bonding time for X23 and Logan. Or i would have at least appreciated a little more togetherness. 

A flashback of (SPOILERS) when (Spoiler) reveals (Spoiler) before hes (Spoiler) by (Spoiler) Wow.. Didnt think i could pull that off.. Now! Here’s the trick. If you have seen the film, and can guess what the fuck im talking about. Please feel free to hit me up with the answer and your thoughts.

OVERALL: 

“LOGAN” is in fact, the “The Dark Knight” of the X-Men franchise of Movies (and it only took them 8 movies and 20 some odd years to get it done.) An honest to goodness Masterpiece from start to finish. It grabs you by the neck on a coaster ride of emotions, and doesnt let you go until the very end.. And when its over.. You wish you never stopped. You will laugh. You will cry. You will be happy. You will be sad. And then, when all is said and done, You Will Be Greatful. I give “LOGAN” a score of 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 9/10 (probably my higest score to date.) You have to see this. 

Thank you all so much for reading and before I go.. I just want to send a message to James Mangold and the People at 20th Century Fox.. Although i know they may never read this.. “Please, Re release Logan around Oscar voting season later this year, in Black and White. Have Hugh Jackman up for best actor, Patrick Stewart best Supporting, Dafne Keen Best Supporting Actress( or best Lead is fine) and Logan for Best Picture and Best screenplay and best cinematography and yourself for Best Director. This Movie.. Truly deserves such recognition. And also.. Thank You! Thank you for such a beautiful and wonderful movie experiance.”

Have you guys seen Logan yet, what did you think? Hit me up. Please leave a like. And pkease follow/subscribe. Thank You.

Until Next Time Folks… Peace Out!

“MY THOUGHTS ON.. FOX’S FUTURE WITH THE X-MEN UNIVERSE”

Greetings, ladies and gentelnerds and welcome to yet another thought provoking article of ‘PBS’ quality proportions… 

So! While WB/DC is trying to get itself together like Humpty Dumpty, and Marvel Studios is full steam ahead into its Phase 4. FOX is trudging ever forward with their X-Men Universe. (Should i even call it that?) 

After the “disappointment” that was ‘X-Men:Apocalypse’ (I personally, enjoyed it and found it entertaining for what it was. Flaws and all.) And many of the actor contracts being done with the completion of that movie. Many believed X-Men’s future would be headed for yet another Reboot. 
However, it appears that would not be the case. Fox is moving forward with the  current X-Men “Continuity” (I use that term very very loosely.) established in ‘Apocalypse’. Meaning many of the young cast members from that film, will be coming back.


Now, that can suggest they will either be coming back for another ‘X-Men’ titled film OR the much talked about “New Mutants” movie. Neither has been confirmed on either matter.

X-FORCE, also is currently in full planning stages. A script and scriptwriter has been established at this point. Cast in characters has not been brought up for discussion as of yet. 

DEADPOOL 2, Is still in development, with a scheduled production date coming this.. Summer? I believe. Even After a little slip up with the whole director situation. Everything seems to be going smoothly. 
And lastly.. Probably the real reason why i wanted to write this article. Fox is currently in talks with long time X-Writer and Producer Simon Kinberg,

to direct the next Upcoming X-Film.. And He himself, has stated that he wants to do, The Dark Phoenix Saga.. 

(Turn away children.. Explosive Rant in t-minus.. 3.2.1..)
ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME!?!  Why the fuck cant they leave the damn phoenix saga the fuck alone?! They’ve tried that before, and failed fucking miserably. Its fucking done! Leave it the fuck alone!. There are just too many components needed to tell that story properly and with its proper respect. They’ve fucked the continuty up. They fucked the Phoenix’s actual origin up royally. Not only that.. Kinberg hasnt directed a damn thing.. Ever! Not so much as even a commercial or a DVD extra. He has zero experiance with directing. Now.. Devils advocate.. He has been a producer and writer of these films since X-3: The Last Stand. So hes been in the trenches. He has his tentacles in everything right now. Star Wars, X-Men, lots of things! However.. This is also the same motherfucking dumb piece of shit that gave us.. THIS!..

Thats right folks.. He wrote and produced and (according to some. Not sure if true) Edited/ghost directed, this piece of shit of a.. I dont want to even call it a movie! TRASH!

There’s plenty of other more qualified Directors out there. And more importanly.. There are severel, thousands even, of great X-Men Stories to mine that can be translated for the big screen. For example..

Just to name a few. They seriously need to stop with the Phoenix stuff. Get off her clit for fucks sake! 

Be original or something. FUCK! 

I think im done folks.. Let me knw what you folks think. Hit me up. 

Until, next time folks.. Peace Out!

“THIS JUST IN!: ‘LOGAN’ OFFICIAL TRAILER #2”

OMG! I just can’t… I just.. Smh… IS IT MARCH YET!?! 
Dropped earlier today, if you havent seen it yet.. Check out the newest trailer for the upcoming, “LOGAN” 

“HOW THE X-MEN REBOOT SHOULD BE DONE!”

According to some geek news sites. 20th Century Fox announced that an ‘X-Men’ titled film is set to start filming early 2017. No other news was given. No casts. No director. Nothing. 

As we all know, the X-Universe has also been slated for a reboot. So this news comes as somewhat of a surprise. 

I’ve been planning on working on this article for sometime now and I’ve finally found some time to do it. So.. Here is, “How The X-Men Reboot should be done!” 

First off! Don’t. Do. An. X-Men. Movie! 20th Century Fox should steer clear of the main X-title. Move on. Start anew. X-Factor should be (or should have been) the next series of films. Do like the comics.. 

Bring back the original team and give them a new name. Take the team that was set up at the end of ‘Apocalypse’ 

or a slightly revamped version of the team. But keep the main core team of Cyclops, Jean, Iceman.. We cant have Angel.. 

(thank you Bryan Singer) 

And if Nicolas Hoult doesn’t return as Beast..

They have another Blue guy they can ‘Bamf’ to..

Nightcrawler. We can have Storm and Quicksilver part of the team as well.. 

Fox clearly dosent give a rats ass about Continuity.. But this needs to distance itself away from the old films and start anew in the right way. It really doesnt have to be a hard reboot.. Just distance themselves away from what came before, ever so slightly. Fox has a dependency on recycling the same suporting characters. Blob, Toad, Angel, Emma Frost, and lots of others. They need to go in another direction.

The X-Universe is Full of characters to utilize. Like Grayden Creed and the HLF (Human Liberation Front) Fabian Cortez and the Acolytes. The Storyline from Genosha. 

Cameron Hodge. A scientist who later turns himself into a mechanical monster, 

Bastion! 

Could you image the kind of storyline they could have with a character like Bastion!? Or even the Nimrod Sentinal! 
There really are plenty of stories and characters they can use and develop over several X-films. They just need to distance themselves from the title X-Men for a few years. Develope the rest of the universe. X-Force, New Mutants, Xcaliber. There are plenty to choose from. 

Also.. Leave Wolverine alone for awhile. Give more time and attention to the rest of the characters.

BRAIN FART ALERT! if a hard reboot is thier idea.. Do it Terminator style.. Nimrod is sent back in time to kill Scott and Jean Grey and Cable comes through to protect his parents. Without telling them that they are his parents. And they are crucial to the future of Mutant Kind. Do some time hoping a little and they could very well change the entire timeline.. Even more then Days of Futures Past did. Thats a total Nerds Wet Dream.. But it was the best thing i could think of at the moment. 

So, What do you folks think Fox should do to reboot the X-Universe? Share your ideas, follow/subscribe/ comment Something! 

Until next time folks.. Peace Out!

“WHY 20TH CENTURY FOX, NEEDS TO CUT A DEAL WITH MARVEL STUDIOS!”

Yes.. I said NEEDS TO! This may come as a shock to some of you, ‘Loyal Readers’ as to that i was against The Marvel/Sony Spider-Man deal. I felt that, after the train wreck that was AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2. Marvel should have let Spidey die at Sony and then when the contract expired, Spidey would just end up back at Marvel with no cost at all. 
When the Sony/Marvel deal was announced I had the feeling that Marvel was helping Sony keep something that rightfully belonged to Them. It was upsetting… THEN, CIVIL WAR happened.. 

And I’ve grown up since then. Or at least, I’ve grown some sense. 
So now 20TH Century Fox is up shits creek with thier X-Men property and are currently considering a full series Reboot. Gut, fanboy instinct is to say, Give Them Back To Marvel! But.. The grown up, more knowledgeable fanboy says..

Marvel has a whole lot on its plate. Phase 3 is nearing its end and Phase 4 is still up in the air at this point. FOX, is not looking to part ways with a franchise thats garnered them so many millions of dollars over the years. They already lost STAR WARS. I dont think they want to give up on this property. 

That being said.. If, indeed, Fox wants to hold on to The X-Men and its characters. They should. No. They Need, to consider a deal with Marvel Studios, to help them right thier ship and get on track. Whether its a trade of characters or property’s (ala Fantastic Four and related Characters *COUGH* silver surfer and galactus*COUGH COUGH*) 

In order to insure a more bankable franchise. 

FOX Needs to find someone who can guide the X-UNIVERSE in the right direction. Kevin Fiege is clearly the right choice. But he too has a lot on his plate.. And i firmly believe that Simon Kinberg 

IS NOT the man for the job! 
Perhaps, once Feige feels that Sony is going in the right direction and can handle the Universe that Marvel has brought Spider-Man into, on its own. Then maybe he can help Fox guide the X-Men later on down the line. 

What Fox lacks in its X-Universe, is stability and continuity. Each movie is practically a stand alone film. 

IF Fox were to strike a deal with Marvel Studios in order to make a more profitable X-Men Franchise for them and a more satisfying experiance for the fans. It would be the best thing they could do. 
With yet another Franchise Reboot looming in the future.. Only time will tell what is in store for us and The X-MEN.

What do you folks think? Would it be wise for Fox to strike a similar deal with Marvel Studios like Sony, in order to save The X-Men? Please leave a comment below. Follow/Subscribe. 

So, until next time folks… Peace Out!

“SO, IS IT A RE_REBOOT OR A RE-RE-REBOOT?!: MAKING SENSE OF THE FUTURE OF THE X-MEN MOVIES!”

Can anyone actually make sense of 20th Century Fox’s X-Men Franchise? Not sure.. But I’ll give it a shot. Lets take a look at it, step by step. 

Everything was hunky-dory at the start,

X-MEN: in the Pre-Marvel Studios Era. This was the best we could ever hope for. And it was indeed really good. Things were really looking up. 

X2:X-MEN UNITED: It started out great. But there was a certain point where things started to shift in the other direction. 

X-MEN: THE LAST STAND: Well.. We all know what this shit was.. Although it was a fun ride.. It still sucked.. Again, we didnt know any better. 

X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE: It was right around here, we realized Fox didnt give a rats shitty stinking ass about continuity! Nor quality for that matter..

Not long after that, The Mighty Marvel Machine was full steam ahead and The Avengers was on its way.. Fox (and several other companies) took notice. So they decided to Reboot the Franchise, or at least, Revive it..

X-MEN FIRST CLASS: They really did UP the quality factor for this one. Although, continuity still didnt mean a damn thing at all. But! It was still a breath of new life in to the weakening Franchise. 

With Continuty still being a major critique toward the series.. Fox said, “Hey! We just Rebooted this.. Lets Re-Reboot it again.. But call it a Re-Start, or a Re-Furbish.

DAYS OF FUTURE PAST: Was to be a merging of the First Franchise with the Second and ‘restart’ it from there, with an all new ‘Time Line’ and New ‘Continuity’.. And they did a fantastic job. Even the Returning Bryan Singer directed the hell out of it.. 

Then came.. 

APOCALYPSE: Was not complete shit like The Last Stand.. But it had some pretty serious problems. Still, even with a New Time Line to work with.. They still made really bad continuity Errors! 

Now lets fast forward to several months later.. FOX’s biggest non X-Film/X-Film was DEADPOOL. And of course they want to milk that cow for all its worth. But they also see how fans have been reacting to all the other X-Movies. They know there is still money in this franchise. 

With LOGAN coming to theaters in March of Next year.


And this being Hugh Jackmans last go as Wolverine. Fox is taking a step back and looking at what they have.. A bankable property that despreatly needs to establish a firm footing in this POST MCU World. 

Recently FOX has announced a pause on any actual ‘X-Men’ films, except for the in development spin off NEW MUTANTS. Gambit is off the table. DP2 should be ready to go in front of the cameras by January. But FOX is currently looking at a whole RE-RE- REBOOT of the entire X-Universe that they have. 

Bryan Singer says he is Done.. For good. 
FOX has also announced that Simon Kinberg is slated to be the one spearheading the future of the X-Universe.

This, being the guy who thought THIS..

Was a Great Idea! 

Kinberg has been attached to the FXU (‘Fox Xmen Universe’.. Im coining that phrase.. TM and Shit!) since The Last Stand, boasting a Writing credit on that movie. He’s been all over things ever since.. And personally.. I dont think hes the guy for the job. 

The X-Men and FOX, need to completely wipe the slate clean. If they are indeed interested in making a Real Bankable Film Franchise for not nust thier pockets, but for the fans as well.. They need to start afresh. Get rid of everyone that was involved with the past. 

Bring in New vision and a New prospective to the Franchise. Also, they need to find someone who knows these characters and respects them..

The X-Men was and still is, about Us! The outcasts and downtrodden. Though the world wishes to present that we are all in harmony and shit.. But we havent been so divided in so long.. The X-Men represented that. A community of individuals struggling to find thier place in the world, while the world shuns and rejects them. Fears them. The X-Men struggle to protect those who cant protect themselves. The X-Men is about a team, a Family. A community. Not one man or 2 friends constantly at odds. Thats where Fox fucked up. They didnt give a shit about any of that. 

The Marvel Fan in me Screams, just give it back to Marvel! But Marvel has its plate full as it is.. If Fox can not get it together on their own.. They NEED to cut a deal with Marvel.. (More on that in another Blog at another time..) 

So as of Right now.. We could be expecting another Re-Boot of the whole show.. Lets see what happens after LOGAN and DP2.

Thats all i got on this situation. Please leave a comment. Follow/Subscribe. And all that good stuff..

So, until next time folks.. Peace Out!