X-Men

Australian celebrities pay tribute to Hugh Jackman for Logan‘s DVD release in heartfelt video

June 12, 2017

To celebrate the release of the critically-acclaimed and box office success Logan on Blu-ray & DVD, Australian icons from Bindi Irwin to Julie Bishop have paid homage to Hugh Jackman’s final run as Wolverine in a heartfelt video.... Continue Reading

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The 10 Best Comic Stories That Should Be Made Into Video Games

April 14, 2017

Comic book stories make for some great game adaptations, with the likes of Batman: Under the Hood and Ultimate Spider-Man receiving the video game treatment. As mentioned in our previous article, XII and The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction were both based on stellar comic runs, while games like Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions and Injustice took only loose inspiration from their comic counterparts. Often, concepts and story elements are taken by games developers and spun into their own original tales, each with varying results. For every Arkham Knight, there’s also a Superman 64, but with such a plethora of great comic stories filled with untapped potential, it’s a wonder that there aren’t more truly brilliant comic book video games. Here are just a few of the best comic stories that could make for awesome games.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Logan (USA, 2017) will be heralded as one of Hugh Jackman’s finest performances

February 28, 2017

“…There’s no living with a killing. There’s no going back from one. Right or wrong. It’s a brand. A brand sticks”... Continue Reading

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First Impressions: FX’s Legion takes the superhero genre and subverts it

January 30, 2017

From the guy who brought you the X-Men, Bryan Singer, and the guy who brought you the TV version of Fargo, Noah Hawley, and based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz comes an origin story series for one particular obscure character from the X-Men universe.... Continue Reading

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Ranking the X-Men films

June 8, 2016

With X-Men: Apocalypse behind us, there’s never been a better time for X-Men fans to look ahead. They’ve got TV offerings like Legion and Hellfire in development alongside big screen project’s like New Mutants, X-Force and Hugh Jackman‘s final Wolverine movie.... Continue Reading

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FX to launch X-Men spinoff series Legion

June 2, 2016

FX will be launching the first season of X-Men spinoff series Legion on its TV network. The story will follow a young troubled man (played by Dan Stevens) who may have abilities no other human can have.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: X-Men: Apocalypse (M 15+) (USA, 2016)

May 19, 2016

X-Men: Apocalypse delivers the super fights, the superhero costumes, the supervillain and the super team. But was this latest X-Men film so special that, if it was a person, it would be enrolled at Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters? Yes and no.... Continue Reading

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The Iris’ Weekly Australian TV Picks: 26th April – 2nd May

April 26, 2016

A brand new week, a brand new list of picks for you to watch including a much anticipated new season of a certain series.... Continue Reading

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Six Adaptations Worthy Of Their Source Material

April 26, 2016

Among many adaptations that tear you apart with their inaccuracies, terrible cast and terrible everything, there are adaptations that are worthy of their source and fans. The Iris will take you on a journey through the best ones.... Continue Reading

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