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The first press screenings of Bryan Singer‘s X-Men: Days of Future Past took place on Thursday in preparation for this weekend’s press junket. Originally, attending press were going to be embargoed from posting their opinions, but Twitter blew up immediately following the film. It seems the reaction was so overwhelmingly positive, 20th Century Fox had no problem letting people know they’ve apparently got the goods this summer.
We’ll have much more on X-Men: Days of Future Past as we approach its release on May 23, but below, read the first reactions for the film. Read More »
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Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 grossed an estimated $92 million in its opening weekend, which was actually a huge win for 20th Century Fox. Why? Because Marvel fans who sat through the Spider-Man credits were greeted with a teaser scene for Fox’s upcoming mutant sequel, X-Men: Days of Future Past. You can read more about how that all went down here. Now, you can watch the scene without sitting through the credits. Check out the the Amazing Spider Man 2 post credits X-Men scene below. Read More »
Fans are sure to have many questions after they see Bryan Singer‘s X-Men: Days of Future Past, but one they have going in can now be answered. At the end of Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class, Magneto (Michael Fassbender) sends a bullet into the spine of Charles Xavier (James McAvoy). We then see Charles in a wheelchair, and we know he stays there for pretty much the rest of his life.
Fast-forward to the first footage from the sequel, Days of Future Past, in which Charles Xavier is walking again. How could that be? Well, 20th Century Fox has just released a new clip that explains. The clip also has some fantastic screaming between Magneto and Charles, putting the acting of Fassbender and McAvoy on display. Find out how Xavier can walk below. Read More »
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Its that time of year again. Jeff Cannata (formerly of the Totally Rad Show, now host of NLB and DLC, and a frequent co-host of the /Filmcast) has thrown down the gauntlet, and once again challenged /Film to compete with him in what has become an annual tradition: the Summer Movie Wager. Every year in the past I would make a guest appearance on the Totally Rad Show for this segment, but with that show now disbanded we have taken on the job of hosting this contest on /Film.
This year the contest includes Germain Lussier, Jeff Cannata and myself in a game is to decide what will be the highest grossing films of the Summer. It’s a free-for-all; the person with the best score wins. But it isn’t just that easy — not only do the participants need to predict what 10 films will be the highest grossing films domestically, but we need to place them in order. After the jump you can watch the full episode of the show with our predictions.
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Hugh Jackman appeared on WWE’s premiere television show Raw last night to promote the upcoming release of X-Men: Days of Future Past. Not only did the Wolverine star appear on the wrestling show but he got into the ring to face-off against legendary X-Men villain Magneto — played this time not by Michael Fassbender or Ian McKellen, but WWE superstar Damien Sandow dressed in a classic Magneto costume. Watch the Hugh Jackman WWE RAW video embedded after the jump.
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