The latest Hugh Jackman movie news
We really gotta see Hugh Jackman in a big-screen musical soon, don’t you think? He showed the world at the Oscars what a terrific song and dance man he is and what an absolute charmer. Anyway, until that happens, there is no shortage of hunky Hugh on the big and small screens.
Three days ago, the much maligned epic Australia was released on DVD. The Baz Luhrman-directed flick starring Hugh and lovely Nicole Kidman was a major box office disappointment but I hope it’s widely seen on DVD.
I thoroughly enjoyed it when I saw it with my friends Danny and Lorna last November. We went opening weekend and watched it at Big Newport in Orange County.
It felt like a real special night out with a big, sweeping epic on screen with old-fashioned movie stars in an old fashioned movie house. The line was so long and we were so hungry that Danny bought our popcorn while we were waiting to get in and we ended up eating the entire bucket before we even sat down. Probably shoulda eaten dinner first!
So, here is a trailer from Australia:
And then, of course, there is the upcoming X-Men Orgins: Wolverine to be released on May 1. The X-Men franchise is a huge money-maker and this one has the added bonus of also starring another Greg In Hollywood fave: Ryan Reynolds! I’m so there.
Here’s a trailer from X-Men Orgins: Wolverine: