Tagged: X-Men

Review X-Men Dark Phoenix

Review X-Men Dark Phoenix – not the movie we needed

Early in January I made my list of top Science Fiction movies for 2019. I also placed X-Men Dark Phoenix on that list, with a few caveats. The constant delays and less than stellar career of its director made my me afraid it would flop. By the look of it X-Men Dark Phoenix will flop. So what happened? Back in 2014 Bryan Singer managed to instill a new life into the X-Men franchise with X-Men Days of Future Past. It had a bi-generational cast, that 70s vibe and time-travel. After that we had two Deadpool movies, Logan and a middling...

new Logan trailer - Logan reading a comic

New Logan trailer reveals a dark farewell movie from Hugh Jackman

A new Logan trailer The X-Men movies have always given me mixed feelings. Feelings that return with the release of a new Logan trailer. I can’t help but feel the series has been tainted by the first movie. Though it was decent it was also certainly nothing more than that. X2 may have straightened the ship, but the start of large ensemble casts handicapped character development. The Wolverine series of which Logan is set to be the last was meant to remedy that. By focusing on just one character, the titular character, considered the most famous of the X-men universe after Professor...

Summer Blockbuster you should avoid

Summer Blockbuster you should avoid Every summer there is a mad scramble to see latest and most buzzed about flicks. Often they have big names and have been anticipated for over a year. While more sort of just slip underneath the radar. Most articles about summer blockbuster try to delight you  about mentioned those that are worth paying a ticket for. Those that are not usually get a over a over the top bad review to entertain without the need to pay a ticket. Transformers: Age of Extinction This summer that movie is the latest Transformers movie from B-movie director Michael Bay. Transformers: Age of...