1. He is responsible for the single greatest moment in cinematic history:
Those abs. That butt. Those arms. We all died a little when this happened.
2. He makes this “cool by disgusting” moment look hot:
3. He made this moment believable:
If you’re going to tell arguably two of the most powerful mutants to fuck off, you gotta look good and smoke a cigar to make the point.
4. He’s funny as hell:
5. No other actor could have pulled off this humor without saying a word:
6. He is the only human allowed to punch Nicholas Hoult in the face for the sake of comedy:
7. He’s literally the only man alive that can make mutton chops look good:
8. He’s the reason people say “cool guys don’t look at explosions”:
9. He’s the only person who can intimidate a cat:
10. And because, he IS the wolverine:
There’s a reason that at the end of his run, he’ll have portrayed Wolverine for 17 years. Let’s keep it that way.