Movie Review X-Men Franchise 

Movie Review – Logan

Director :  James Mangold Year Of Release :   2016 Principal Cast :  Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E Grant, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Dafne Keen, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Eriq la Salle, Elise Neal. Approx Running Time :  137 Minutes Synopsis: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide-out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces. ****** This review discusses specific spoilers for Logan.…

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Movie Review – X-Men: Apocalypse

Director :  Bryan Singer Year Of Release :   2016 Principal Cast :  James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Evan Peters, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Alexandra Shipp, Lucas Till, Josh Helman, Ben Hardy, Lana Condor. Approx Running Time :   144 Minutes Synopsis:  After the re-emergence of the world’s first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan. ***** It’s amazing to think that Fox’s X-Men franchise, bought from Marvel back when the comic book giant needed…

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Movie Review – X-Men: Days Of Future Past

– Summary – Director :  Bryan Singer Year Of Release :   2014 Principal Cast :  Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Patrick Stewart, Michael Fassbender, Ian McKellan, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Kelsey Grammer, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Shawn Ashmore, Omar Sy, Daniel Cudmore, Evan Peters, Fan Bingbing, Adan Canto, Booboo Stewart, Josh Helman, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Lucas Till, Michael Lerner, Mark Camacho. Approx Running Time :  130 Minutes Synopsis:  In the future, Wolverine is sent back to 1973 to prevent an assassination which brings about a war…

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Movie Review – Wolverine, The

For a film with Wolverine as the star, there’s less action here than you might think. Instead, the film goes for story and character before action, although when Wolverine does need to fire up, you know folks are gonna get hurt. Plot threads and character details from previous X-Men franchise films are given some closure, and the way is paved for an eventual sequel, so The Wolverine knows its job and delivers it well. Hardly groundbreaking, but definitely worthwhile.

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Movie Review – X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Energetic, yet fatally flawed comic-b0ok film which falls far from the lofty heights of The Dark Knight, Iron Man or even, gulp, the original X-Men for character development and narrative cohesion. A plethora of second tier characters, all with limited screen time, simple seem to get in the way of the mighty Wolverine, without really adding anything to the mythos of the character. Second rate effects, and a script bordering on anaemic, only add to this film’s woes. Enjoyable only as a lowbrow entry into the mighty X-Men saga that does nothing to further Fox’s cause to make more.

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Movie Review – X2: X-Men United

X2 was made under the adage that “bigger is better”, and while that might not normally hold up in Hollywood, and in movies in general, in this particular instance, it’s utterly correct. Working with a larger budget, a more widescreen storyline and epic themes, the intimacy of the previous film has been replaced with the dire, cataclysmic events that will send the world spiralling into conflict.

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