Some of the most memorable lyrics from the titular song from “Beauty and the Beast” say “Just a little change/small to say the least.” When I hear those words, I hear the voice of Angela Lansbury, and I visualize an animated singing teapot. Now, a new generation is about to grow up with a new vision and version of this classic. A version that, in my opinion, is subpar, with too little change.
I think we’ve (all) lowered our standards for what we accept as great in the so-called “superhero” genre. But Logan is the latest and last film in the trilogy of Wolverine films, and Hugh Jackman could not have asked for a better way to end his long run as James “Logan” Howlett.
It’s not every day that you go to the movies and get to be both entertained and challenged. Though he’s best known as half of the comedy duo Key & Peele, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut Get Out is billed as a horror movie. What’s even scarier, however, is the mirror it holds up to the state of the world and how we still view race.
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