Logan

Logan is one of those rare films that comes along and re-defines a genre. In the case of Logan it’s moreso a drama and less so a movie about superheroes. This time, mutants just happen to be part of the character landscape but they’re kind of forgotten about or treated matter of factly as the timeline is set in 2029. Without the pressure of having to create spectacle, the story is allowed to breathe and becomes much deeper and richer in emotion and tone than previously seen in the genre. Tied in with the old man Logan version of the

X-Men: Days of Future Past

The latest installment in the X-Men universe harkens back story-wise to some of the storyline from the comic books involving time travel and the sentinels. So if you’re a fan of the comics, you might really like this one. I grew up with those books and stories so I was really enjoying this film and appreciating seeing those concepts up on the big screen. This film also marks the return of Bryan Singer directing (thankfully although First Class was really well done but X-Men III directed by Brett Ratner is the one we’re all trying to forget, sorry Ratner but

Ted

Ted is all about the funny but with a solid story of growing older and how things change. It’s nice to see that too, sometime with films like this you expect just an onslaught of dick and fart jokes that turns to lameness after the first 10 minutes. Ted actually has heart to it and makes you feel sympathetic about Ted the bear and Mark Wahlberg’s John Bennett character and the dynamics of their relationship. Ultimately, this is a really funny film. Outrageous at times but not overly done. Seth MacFarlane plays the voice of Ted (who does sound like