I firmly believe there never comes a point when you don’t have something to learn, but I’ll take the risk of calling myself an expert in this one, narrow area. Here’s one rule I’ve come up with over time that I stand by, seeing proven time and again: when you have a story you’re adapting, and make random changes from the source material that don’t really serve any good purpose, the story suffers. That said, it’s time to talk about X-Men: Dark Phoenix.
Warning: this article has spoliers for X-Men Gold 30 and Batman 50. If you haven’t read these, be warned.
Gifted is definitely isn’t going lightly on Marvel’s anti-mutant prejudice.
The way my life works, I don’t always get to the movies as much as I’d like. So, while it’s been out for a while, this is when I finally got to see Logan, hence why my review is late by many standards. Even though it’s been out a while, I’m going to try to…
Who’s this? Monster Face? I love watching Hugh Jackman play Wolverine, so it’s a good bet that I’ll show up at the theater for Logan. The trailers don’t exactly make me jump out of my seat, though. So there’s this thing in movie trailer culture where you take an old, fast sold sung by a man…
I should revise that title – it’s more like “Every image I could find from the new Logan movie that’s not completely boring.”
X-Men: Apocalypse could in some ways be called X-Men: Remix. A lot of characters we’ve seen before get reintroduced since the timeline was reset in Days of Future Past. Conveniently, this let them recast younger actors for almost every role. There’s also a very odd mix of keeping some character’s backgrounds, or at least pieces of them, but wholly disregarding others.