• Blake Petit

    ★★★★½

    2018 Superhero Rewatch: In which I return to superhero movies I've seen before to see how time has treated them.

    This film, ostensibly a prequel to the earlier X-Men trilogy, largely avoids the Prequelitis that helped damn X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Partially, this is because at least half the characters here don't appear in the other films, leaving their fates open as a source of tension. Even more importantly, this film doesn't give a damn about the others. It blows up…

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  • Blake Petit

    ★★★★½

    Seeing "Days of Future Past" tomorrow, so I decided to rewatch this one tonight. Still my favorite X-Men movie -- smart and with impressive moments of solid characterization. Fingers crossed DoFP keeps the trend going.

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