A lazy treadmill of a sci-fi morality play that wastes a terrific cast. A numbingly dull game of mutant checkers that has no idea how to tell a woman’s story except filtered through the eyes of men.
This is ridiculous.
About precisely nothing other than pure pulp comic-book soap-opera rigmarole, overshadowed by clichés, implausibilities, and missed opportunities.
Now with winners indicated.
Jennifer Lawrence’s complex antagonist and lots of female mutants make for a respectable showing, particularly for the genre. [This post is not behind the paywall.]
With its time-twisting plot, sci-fi soapiness, powerful humanism, and to-die-for cast, this is the summer blockbuster done with elegance and heart.
Mutants gathering in Leicester Square yesterday afternoon, preparing to honor X-Men: Days of Future Past at its premiere last night.
Breaking down the bling from last night’s Godzilla premiere while putting up the decorations for tonight’s “blue carpet” for X-Men: Days of Future Past…
The calendar has turned, a new year is here, and it’s a good time to look ahead.