Leave me suggestions in the comments. Note: comic characters are not ALWAYS superheroes. Note #2: pre-existing characters only. No Unbreakable…
Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
παιδιά είναι μια γλύκα σκέτη.
με τα σημερινά στάνταρντς είναι σα να βλέπεις indie ταινία. έχει άγνοια κινδύνου το φιλμ και είναι απολαυστικό να το βλέπεις αυτό σήμερα. έχει σκηνές μάχης χορογραφημένες, με ηθοποιούς σε δερμάτινα να ανεβοκατεβαίνουν στον αέρα και να τους κρατάνε σκοινιά, ξέρεις. έχει 20 λεπτά στην αρχή πριν εμφανιστεί ειδικό εφέ. είναι όλη κιόλη μιάμιση ώρα. μιάμιση ώρα!! κάνει ένα σωρό πράγματα σωστά στο πώς εισάγει τους χαρακτήρες και το σύμπαν τους. έχει τι, τρεις σκηνές δράσης σε όλη την ταινία; όλα μοιάζουν τόσο λίγα και περιορισμένα στα απαραίτητα, ο magneto έχει τρεις ανίκανους henchmen, το όλο scale είναι διασκεδαστικά μικρό. και πόσο περίεργο (και αναπάντεχα αποτελεσματικό) το να είναι δραματουργική ραχοκοκαλιά της ταινίας η σχέση…
"I will bring you hope, old friend, and I ask only one thing in return - don't get in my way."
There was a time when comic book films where toss a side and label as kids films or studios didn't have faith in them (showed in there shoe string budgets) and when they made one it was so dark that the essence of the characters was completely lost , until Fox and Bryan Singer come out with X-Men. A film that balance well the fantastic elements and reality, that not only appeal to fans of the comic, but kids and adults alike.
This was possible in part by the cast Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen are heavy…
"Mutation: it is the key to our evolution. It has enabled us to evolve from a single-celled organism into the dominant species on the planet. This process is slow, and normally taking thousands and thousands of years. But every few hundred millennia, evolution leaps forward."
And with that, Patrick Stewart went on to star in a second massively-popular geek franchise.
Whilst not quite on the same level as X2, this is still one of the best superhero movies around. Which is fitting really, being as it revived the comic-book movie genre which, even today, doesn't show any signs of slowing down.
What this film does brilliantly is to introduce you to this world and the characters which the later films,…
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Before Spider-Man came along and busted all kinds of blocks at the box office, it was Singer's take on the X-Men comics which put Marvel on the map as the first "well known" comic book movie based on their comics was brought to life.
A combination of excellent casting (particularly Stewart, McKellen, Jackman, Janssen and Pacquin) and a certain sophisticated style to proceedings meant that this was a comic book film which was a whole different beast to the Blade movies and the Spider-Man behemoth to follow. This was a film which wasn't afraid to start in Auschwitz, followed swiftly by a political hearing. It doesn't exactly sound like fun and games does…
Bryan Singer's film is the 2nd comic book movie after Blade in 1998 to put the genre on track after Batman and Robin shitted on the party, with its great cast including : Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and a star-making turn from Hugh Jackman..X-Men is a X-Cellent (sorry) movie and a great start for the series.
It nails the opening 20 minutes, which is the important part. It introduces extremely ridiculous concepts without taking them too seriously or undermining them.
But after that, it falls prey to that which many blockbusters do, it feels such a need to keep it's plot moving that it forgets to spend any real get-to-know-you time with the characters, preventing said plot (jam packed though it may be) from having any real impact.
It did nail introducing the concepts though, which in the movie landscape of 2000 was the important part.
You know how love of a book can often cause you to dislike the movie adaptation because it never lives up to the book? Well, I think this can come into play with comic books as well. Out of all the comic books I used to read, the X-Men were by far my favorite. Sadly this movie just doesn't come close to capturing the feeling I got from the comics. I always thought the origins as presented in the comics were good enough, but they changed things so dramatically for this film, it almost felt like some of the characters I grew up with had become strangers.
To be fair, the story presented in this movie is a good one.…
The first installment of the X-Men seems quite impressive. Amazing scenes, action, a great cast. Everything I needed in a blockbuster with some of my favorite super heroes is here. Some scenes are epic, the whole thing looked (and it actually was) promising.
The amazing cinematic story of the X-Men, their super powers, their villains and their journey is here.
I liked it a lot!
si se le compara con la segunda parte, bueno, sale perdiendo varia comparación --principalmente, en la ejecución de las set pieces de acción: esta no tiene nada ni remotamente parecido a la secuencia inicial de la segunda. no obstante, por sí sola está muy bien: las peleas, bien filmadas; el cast, casi impecable --cierto es que ian mckellen parece estar un poquitín fuera de la edad del personaje, pero lo compensa con su buena actuación. la veo como una muy buena película de acción --pero en serio buena, eh, onda spielberg o tal--, muy clásica --es respetuosísima de los tres actos-- y muy compacta --hay pocos diálogos expositivos y es relativamente breve: apenas hora y media sin contar créditos. buen…
I liked it before Spider-Man came out. Every time I rewatch it I'm astonished at the lack of creativity or anything of any real substance going on at all. Like most comic book movies that features a team, it's happy to just keep everything as vague and sterile as possible in hopes that people will like it because it's not challenging or very interesting.
This one sadly does not have Ellen Page in it.
Still good but shows the limitations Singer was working under in terms of budget and faith from the studio in comic book films.
One of the best origins stories and one of the best superhero movies ever made. Bryan Singer is the perfect choice for handling a big cast and never taking his eyes off of the bullseye. My only problem with the film is that it lacks a certain visual flare. Rebecca Romijn and Ray Park are standouts in this - they both possess great body language, and without saying much at all in the movie, they're both a ton of fun to watch.
Now I know why I waited over a decade to invest in this inane franchise. About three or four bombastic action sequences stitched together with a vague nod to Marvel's metaphorical treatment of bigotry from the original comic books and seasoned with dueling, hamfisted I'm-more-Shakespearean-than-you performances from its two British leads. Yawn. Thank God I had the Rifftrax to get me through it.
No es el peliculón que imagino que me hubiese parecido si la hubiese visto en el 2000, pero se mantiene muy bien y su importancia es indudable.
- Superman II
- Swamp Thing
- Superman III
- Captain America
- Howard the Duck
- The Punisher
- Captain America
- The Fantastic Four
Ok, since there are a large number of films for this poll, I will allow a maximum of three votes.…
- Three Giant Men
- The incredible Paris Incident
- All Superheroes Must Die
- Alter Egos
Not another list of the last five Marvel movies, but an attempt at creating The Superhero List To End All…