Considering the overcrowded summer movie market, you could be forgiven for forgetting that The Wolverine, featuring Hugh Jackman's fifth turn as the X-Men warrior, is arriving in theaters this weekend. Now that you've been reminded, it's worth checking out Vulture's great recap of Jackman's Wolverine, as told through his screams.
It's great to see how much passion Jackman puts into the role, no matter how silly it gets. And as the end reminds us, it's not the only one.
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