Last night Majic 1075/975 hosted the preview screening of the new film “Logan”…which is the latest installment in the Wolverine series which is a spinoff of the X-Men films. Fans of the Marvel universe will not be disappointed by this film. The film Logan takes place in 2024 with an aging Logan (portrayed by Hugh Jackman) taking care of an old and senile Professor X Charles Xavier (portrayed once again by Patrick Stewart). Since Jackman and Stewart have both said this is their last film portraying these characters… it is only fitting that they go out with perhaps one of the most emotionally vulnerable films ever inspired by the Marvel comic universe. Unlike the heroes of the Avengers or Spiderman or any of the countless other Marvel heroes, Wolverine’s story is a story of pain. Moreso… this movie is about how he deals with mortality. For many movies prior to this he was dealing with other peoples mortality. In this one he deals with his own … and part of one’s mortality is their legacy (what do you leave behind). He finds that in a young lady named Laura. I would definitely give this film A minus. It’s got an R rating ..so understand that if you plan to take your children who may be fans of the X-Men. The rating is due to gratuitous violence ( this is probably the most violent Marvel movie ever made. Check out the trailer below and check out Logan in theaters today!!!
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20 Things You Didn’t Know About The Legendary Michael Jackson
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1. MJ was a victim of physical abuse from his father as a child. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, he shed tears and claimed that he was so terrified of his father that he would often vomit when he saw him.
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2. His favorite animated character from childhood was Pinocchio.
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3. When MJ listened to the songs from his days in The Jackson 5, he said he sounded like “Minnie Mouse.”
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4. His middle name was Joseph – Michael Joseph Jackson.
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5. “Billie Jean” is allegedly based on a true story. MJ claims an obsessive fan tried to say he was the father of her child.
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6. His first song to hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart was “Ben” in 1972.
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7. MJ was a huge Beatles fan. He paid $47 million for the publishing rights to the Beatles back catalogue in 1985 and sold a share of it to Sony in 1995 for $95 million.
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8. Get this… The costumes for the “Thriller” video came from the Salvation Army.
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9. Jackson invented and owns the patent for the special anti-gravity boots he wore that allowed him to lean forward extremely far in live performances of “Smooth Criminal.”
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10. MJ loved animals, and had several…strange pets. He had a python called Crusher, two llamas called Louis and Lola, and his most famous pet was Bubbles, the chimpanzee.
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11. Sources say MJ “borrowed” the Moonwalk from street dancers he saw outside a hotel.
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12. The original song title for “Thriller” was “Starlight.”
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13. Sources say MJ slept in an oxygen tent to live longer and for cosmetic purposes.
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14. MJ was a proud owner of a 2,700-acre Neverland Ranch that has a theme park, a menagerie, and a movie theater.
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15. “Home Alone” star Macaulay Culkin was one of MJ’s closest friends, and is the godfather of two of Jackson’s children.
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16. MJ’s estate signed a deal with Sony that gave them access to his unreleased recordings for $250 million.
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17. MJ often wore a black armband to remind people of the suffering of children around the world.
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18. The Los Angeles mansion he was renting just before he passed away once belonged to Sean Connery.
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19. MJ was allegedly a pretty avid reader… He was once accused by a library of owing $1 million in overdue book fines.
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20. Wikipedia, Twitter, and AOL’s Instant Messenger all crashed at 3:15PM on the day MJ died: June 25, 2009.
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