#21 Wolverine Gets Old: "Logan," Aging, and Heroism

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What's it like when someone with superpowers begins to age? What does it say about our own views on aging and mortality? We explore these questions, as well as the connection between heroism and the body.

 

Sources

Logan. 2017. Directed by James Mangold.

‘Logan’ is really about caring for an elderly relative while also raising a child - Michael Cavna and David Betancourt, Washington Post (March 6, 2017)

Logan broke our hearts in many beautiful ways — and one awful one - Tasha Robinson, Kwame Opam and MEgan Farokhmanesh, The Verge (March 6, 2017)