X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

I hated how obsessed with continuity “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” was. This film is similarly obsessed with continuity, but rather than trying to over-explain and convolute it, it revels in breaking it, resurrecting the joys of the series through an enjoyable science-fiction plot. There’s a great sense of manic madness to the film. This is about…

The Wolverine (2013)

This film was very different from the first Wolverine solo movie, in a good way. Rather than spend its time needlessly filling continuity gaps, it crafted a fairly standalone story of its own. It had a solid, cohesive character arc for Wolverine. It feels silly to say, but just having baseline competence in the script…