Cut the very first and the very last scenes, and it'd be perfect
Maybe the novelty will wear off, but on first watch this was great fun -- especially any Nightcrawler fight. It also may be the best of the three "new" X-Men movies in terms of the decade's pop-culture seeping into the characters and themes. And lovin' the take on Apocalypse -- granted he spends a large chunk of the film on a big cliff, but the flick makes him a credible threat, with more than a little influence drawn from the…
From Cuzco to Machu Picchu, a band of adventurers hang out in a bar before heading to the Lost City of Incas to pilfer an ancient golden sunburst said to be worth $1,000,000.
Short on action, but replete with references -- Indiana Jones, Uncle Scrooge, even The Big Lebowski -- Heston's performance as the unfortunately named Harry Steele ranks among the creepiest douches in the adventure genre.
Steele has no problem spying on women in the bath, socking foreigners, playing…