X-Men: Days of Future Past opens this weekend and with it, all the previous X-Men movies have been blended together. Bryan Singer‘s groundbreaking first two movies, Brett Ratner’s terrible third, the good and bad Wolverine movies, and Matthew Vaughn’s First Class all come together in an ambitious story involving time travel and a massive, star-studded cast.
Which is basically to say, if you don’t have a least a working knowledge of those films, some of what happens in Days of Future Past is likely to result in copious head scratching. No matter. The team at Vulture has created a quick, 3-minute Days of Future Past primer that includes all the important pieces of information you need to know about the X-Men movies before heading to the theater this weekend. Check it out below. Read More »
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Posted on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 by Angie Han
With X-Men: Days of Future Past picking up some very promising reviews on its way to theaters, now seems as good a time as any to take a long, hard look at the last mutant movie, X-Men: First Class. And no one’s looking longer or harder than the folks at CinemaSins, who’ve made the comic book reboot the latest subject of their signature “Everything Wrong With” series.
As usual, the complaints range from totally valid (that villain plot does seem awfully convoluted) to the totally silly (who cares what happened with those Twinkies?). Watch the video after the jump.
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Fox Home Video will release X-Men: The Adamantium Collection on December 3rd 2013. The collector’s edition box set includes all fl=our X-Men films and both Wolverine movies on Blu-ray (X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, X-Men: First Class, The Wolverine). The set is packaged in exclusive Wolverine claw packaging. And don’t worry, they also left an open slot for X-Men: Days of Future Past to complete your X-Men collection.
The set also comes with a Legacy X: Wolverine and the X-Men Bonus Disc exclusive to the set, which features a one-hour documentary on the making of the X-men and Wolverine movie universe thus far. The set has a list price of $199.99, but Amazon is doing pre-orders at a 35% discount, only $129.99!
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As Simon Kinberg has been at work scripting a sequel to X-Men: First Class for producer Bryan Singer and returning director Matthew Vaughn, speculation has run rampant that the film would feature the ‘Days of Future Past’ storyline, which originally appeared in the pages of Uncanny X-Men in 1981. Domain name registrations and other hints have pointed towards the inclusion of the plotline that features an alternate future and loads of dead fan-favorite characters.
Now Singer confirms that the film bears that title, and suggests that we might even see some characters from the first X-Men film series show up. Read More »
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