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Best bets: ‘Wolverine’ claws way into theaters

How did Wolverine get those killer claws? "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" attacks that issue. Plus: "Lost" hits 100 episodes, Bob Dylan releases a new album.
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Ever wonder how X-Men’s Wolverine came to be? “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” has the answers and a whole lot of Hugh Jackman to boot. If you’ve seen that leaked, unfinished version on the Web, you know that Liev Schreiber co-stars as Sabretooth, while other mutants include Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds), Bolt (Dominic Monaghan) and Gambit (Taylor Kitsch). If this film succeeds, get ready for a whole lot more X-Men origins stories. In fact, “X-Men Origins: Magneto” is already in the works. (Opens May 1)

Jim Jarmusch returns with his first film since 2005’s “Broken Flowers,” “The Limits of Control.” Isaach De Bankolé stars as a mysterious loner with criminal intentions. The film co-stars Bill Murray, John Hurt, Gael Garcia Bernal and Paz de la Huerta. Two things you can always count on with Jarmusch: You’ll leave the theater really thinking about what you just saw, and the soundtrack is sure to be great. (Opens May 1 in limited release)

Music Iconic folkie crooner Bob Dylan returns with a new album, “Together Through Life.” Rolling Stone gave the album four stars and wrote, “Dylan, who turns 68 in May, has never sounded as ravaged, pissed off and lusty, all at once, as he does on ‘Together Through Life.’ It is a murky-sounding, often perplexing record.” (On sale April 28)

It’s been 10 years since Method Man & Redman released “Blackout!” and now the rap duo returns with “Blackout! 2.” Redman told, “It’s a record we’re dedicating to the women, whether you’re fat, ugly, skinny — it don’t matter. You’re all beautiful inside.” (On sale April 28).

If you've been there for every twist, turn and time-travel leap on ABC's "Lost," give yourself a hand. You've been there for one hundred episodes, including the big 100, airing April 29. And if you've been tuned in  for every last minute of it, and still don't really understand what's going on, join the club. ("Lost" 100th episode airs April 29, 9 p.m., ABC.)

In this era where every TV crime show seems to constantly test DNA, it can be hard to believe that innocent people still sit in jail when a simple test could prove them innocent. "Dallas DNA" is a new six-part documentary series examining what really happens when a unique Texas group, the Conviction Integrity Unit, started working on just such cases. Hint: It's nothing like scripted cop shows, it's much more fascinating, especially when someone who insisted on the DNA test for years winds up being proven guilty after all. (Premieres April 28, 10 p.m., Investigation Discovery)

Like to discover shows before your friends start raving about them? British comedy "Pulling" has been called "the dark side of 'Sex and the City," and begins with a bride deciding to ditch her boring fiance during her disastrous bachelorette party. The entire season is just six episodes, and you may inhale them in just one day. (First season out on DVD April 28.)